A Liberating Presence: 200 Years of Black Episcopal Witness in Missouri
"A Liberating Presence: 200 Years of Black Episcopal Witness in Missouri"
- Saturday, February 9, 2019, from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
- at Christ Church Cathedral, 1210 Locust, St. Louis 63103
- speaker during sermon is Dr. Priscilla A. Dowden-White, light reception to follow service
Prof. Dowden-White has been a featured scholar in several historical documentaries, among them are: “Sing It, Tell It,” a documentary exploring the African-American musical heritage of Missouri, created by Public Interest Films of Berkeley, California; “Decades,” a series on the history of St. Louis since the 1904 World’s Fair; “Made in the U.S.A.: East St. Louis,” and “The Jewish American Experience.”
A native St. Louisan, Dowden-White was educated in the St. Louis public schools. She is a missionary in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, where she is actively engaged in the field of local and global missions.
Annual Absalom Jones Commemoration
The Dismantling Racism Commission organizes for the diocese the annual celebration of the life and ministry of the Rev. Absalom Jones, the first African American ordained as priest in the US.