August 18, 2017

Former AJEC Chaplain Becomes New Jersey Canon Missioner to Historic Black Churches

During a farewell luncheon, The Reverend Dr. Brian Jemmott (center with bowtie), says goodbye to Diocese of Atlanta colleagues: (LtoR) Arlette Beniot, Dennis Patterson, Kim Jackson, John Thompson Quartey, and Charles L Fischer

The Reverend Doctor Brian Jemmott served as the Chaplain of the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center in the mid 1990′s. After several years of faithful service, he was called to parish ministry within the Diocese of Atlanta (most recently he served as rector at Holy Cross). Before leaving Absalom, Father Brian was responsible for overseeing the completion […]

Our Newest Confirmands

Rashad Davis Gladney, Morris Brown '15, and Tavon Betts, Morehouse College, '15 pause with Mother Kim just before their confirmations

Mr. Tavon Betts a recent graduation of Morehouse College, and Mr. Rashad Davis Gladney of Morris Brown, 2015, joined hundreds of others at the Cathedral to make a public affirmation of their faith.   Congratulations!

Clark Atlanta Choir Concert unites in a fundraiser with AJEC

A small group of CAU singers gather with Mother Kim for a quick photo

  Clark Atlanta Philharmonic and University Choirs Give Annual Christmas Concert at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church   On a beautiful fall-like evening in December, 70 students from Clark Atlanta gathered in the St. Luke’s Chapel. After countless of hours of practice (in the AJEC chapel each week), their hardwork paid off. The choirs provided soul-warming […]

Welcome to the Atlanta University Center!

      It is with great joy and anticipation that I welcome this year’s class of 2020 to the Atlanta University Center!  I look forward to meeting the new students and old throughout this year as we interact in the classroom, the cafeteria, gym, and of course, in church. Please know that I am […]

Mother Kim Preaches at General Convention [Full Text]

GC 78 Sermon

June 30, 2015, Salt Lake City, The 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church (To view sermon: Hover on the right side of the video frame so that you can view the playlist. Scroll down the list until you see The Reverend Kimberly Jackson. Select this video by clicking on her name)   A few […]

Senior Sermons


Each year students are offered an opportunity to preach a sermon during the principal worship service at Absalom Jones. This year, three seniors: Casey Jones, Ross Williams, and Tavon Betts each preached very inspiring, spirit-filled sermons.

Centralized Kelly Gissendaner Information #Kellyonmymind

Kelly Gissendaner with Jurgen Moltmann and Jenny McBride

There is still time to act. The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles can still halt Kelly’s execution by reversing their decision or issuing a stay to reconsider her case. This is neither unprecedented nor does it fall outside the scope of their powers. Governor Nathan Deal can also still act by asking the Board […]

Baking Thursdays @ AJEC!

There's baking, and laughing, and a bit of horseplay as well!

    This semester we will have bake communion bread and other baked goods on Thursday’s at 2:00PM. All are welcome to help with the baking, to submit recipes, and of course, to help eat afterwards!  

Clark Atlanta Philharmonic Christmas Concert

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The Clark Atlanta Philharmonic will present their annual Christmas Concert at the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center. There will be two concerts: Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:06 and again on Wednesday December 3, 2014. The concert is free! Please come out and help us celebrate the Christmas season!

Bishop’s Visit

Bishop Wright takes a moment to teach us about the Southern Freedom Movement

Open this blog to see pictures from the Bishop’s visit at Absalom Jones Episcopal Center.