Absalom Jones Day 2020

December 10, 2019
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Valerie E. Patton, guest speaker

Repairing the Breach Through the Lens of Economic Justice

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020
8:30 a.m. - Noon
Christ Church Cathedral
St. Louis

(Registration is now closed)


The Dismantling Racism Commission invites all to a morning of engaging discussion as we gather for our annual event to celebrate the life and ministry of the Episcopal Church's first black priest, Absalom Jones. 

This year's event will feature guest speaker Valerie E. Patton, the Senior Vice President of Economic Inclusion and Talent Attraction and the Executive Director of St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative. We'll gather in the Cathedral Nave for our keynote speaker, then engage in breakout sessions focusing on health, employment, education and wealth. 

Breakfast snacks and lunch will be served. Child care will be provided to those who register. 

Learn more about The Reverend Absalom Jones, 1746-1818

Download a flyer for this event

Please register no later than Feb. 3.


More Info

Need more information? Contact communications@diocesemo.org