August 20, 2017

Vincent Harding Memorial Service at King’s Chapel


  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 […]

May Dr. Harding Rest in Peace and Rise in Glory


  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┬ámoving tribute about Uncle Vincent here. There will be a memorial service in Atlanta for Dr. Harding, and the details are forth coming.

Congratulations to our Graduates!

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  Today we join in celebration with Johnathan Cooks, Tsekani Jemmott, and Roman Johnson! We congratulate them on their completion of degrees at Morehouse College. May their futures be full of joy!

A Word from Johnathan


Throughout the course of the semester students will have an opportunity to say a few words about AJEC. This is the first in the series and Mr. Johnathan Cooks, M14 takes the reigns.  

Students Preach During Lent


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, […]

Remembering Troy Davis


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 […]

The Newest Morehouse Man: Mr. Jon Rico Wigfall

The newest Morehouse Man.

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. […]

Blessed are the Peace-makers: Peace activists from the Congo and Japan share their stories


Peace activists Jean Pierre Massamba of the Congo and Kyoko Itaka of Japan  

Dr. Vincent Harding Speaks

Ruby Sales and Vincent Harding

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, […]