We will remember and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Vincent Harding on Friday, August 22, at 3:00 PM in the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel. All are invited and encouraged to attend. Dr. Harding and his wife Aljosie Knight were true friends and supporters of the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center. We […]
Dr. Vincent Harding, a teacher, activist, prophet, and preacher entered eternal rest on May 19, 2014. The New York Times obituary is here. You can read Lucas Johnson’s moving tribute about Uncle Vincent here. There will be a memorial service in Atlanta for Dr. Harding, and the details are forth coming.
Kane Jacobs, ’16M (pictured above) and Roman Johnson, ’14M offered sermons during this past season of Lent. Their sermons were insightful and spirit-led — resulting in helpful ideas for moving forward towards Easter. When asked about the sermon writing process, Kane described the ways in which it felt similar to writing a paper for college, […]
This week will mark the one year anniversary of the execution of Troy Davis. There will be a conference sponsored by Georgians for an Alternative to the Death Penalty to remember Troy’s murder and to help further organize Georgians. The information is found below: FROM TROY TO TRAYVON: EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES TO CHANGE CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICIES […]
As the sun rises just above the tree line, 500 men from Morehouse College march through a crowd of loved ones in celebration of their graduation. One among the 500 is Mr. Jon Rico Wigfall. A dedicated member and friend of the Absalom Jones Center, today Jon Rico concludes his six year journey towards graduation. […]
Dr. Vincent Harding, former speech writer for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. visited with students at the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center to discuss the life and legacy of Dr. King. His visit is a part of an ongoing partnership between AJEC and Dr. Harding. Several Thursdays during the Spring semester, members of Dr. Harding’s class, […]