Celebration of the Feast Day of Absalom Jones
Time & Location
About The Event
The Rev. Dr. Robert E. DuBose Chapter of The Union of Black Episcopalians
Joint Chapter of the Diocese of Alabama and the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast
The Featured Speaker will be the Rev. Melanie Mullen .
The Rev. Melanie Mullen serves as The Episcopal Church’s director of Reconciliation, Justice & Creation Care and is charged with bringing the Jesus Movement to the concerns of the world. Prior to joining the presiding bishop’s staff, she was the downtown missioner at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, leading a historic southern congregation’s missional, civic, and reconciliation ministries.
Before the ministry, Mullen worked in campaign fundraising and development, raising more than $10 million for leadership PACs, the Congressional Black Caucus, and US Congressional and gubernatorial races from Louisiana to Connecticut; and she served as development associate for the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, with a focus on poverty advocacy.
She is a graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity; and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, with a Bachelor’s in History.
Other honored guest will include:
The Rt. Rev. Russell Kendrick, Bishop of the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast
The Rt. Rev. Kee Sloan, Bishop of the Diocese of Alabama
Event contact: Joe McDaniel | email@example.com