Almighty God, who inspired your servant Anna Julia Haywood Cooper with the love of learning and the skill of teaching: Enlighten us more and more through the discipline of learning, and deepen our commitment to the education of all your children; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Feast day: February 28.
This is the fourth and final video in a series remembering key African American figures in the Episcopal Church and beyond.
- Week One, February 4, 2021: Edward Thomas Demby
- Week Two, February 11, 2021: Absalom Jones
- Week Three, February 18, 2021: Thurgood Marshall
- Week Four, February 25, 2021: Anna Julia Haywood Cooper
Find out more about Anna Julia Haywood Cooper:
Giving – Episcopal Historically Black Colleges and Universities
It is customary for offerings at services remembering Absalom Jones in February to be given to The Absalom Jones Fund for Episcopal Historically Black Colleges and Universities. As we did not meet in person to celebrate Absalom Jones, please consider making a donation via the donation button below.