The Holy Eucharist commemorates Rev. Barbara Harris
Free Press staff report | 2/8/2024, 6 p.m.
The Diocese of Virginia announces the Celebration of the Holy Eucharist commemorating the consecration of the Right Reverend Barbara Clementine Harris, the first woman Bishop in the Anglican Communion, and celebrating the life and witness of the Reverend Absalom Jones, the first African-American priest in The Episcopal Church.
The service is Feb. 12 at 7 p.m., St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 2900 Hanes Ave.
At the service, Bishop Gayle Harris Will preach and Bishop E. Mark Stevenson will preside. A reception will follow the service in the Ruth E. Little Parish Hall. Limited street parking available and at Trinity Baptist Church parking lot on W. Essex Street.