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Service of Lament, Reconciliation, and Commitment
August 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
The Diocese of Virginia’s Central Richmond Region will hold a Service of Lament, Reconciliation, and Commitment on Saturday, August 17, at 5 p.m., at St. John’s Church, with gathering music beginning at 4:40 p.m. The service will mark the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans at Jamestown and the history of oppression that followed. The Rt. Rev. Susan Goff will preside and the Rev. Dr. Dorothy White will preach. A free will offering will benefit Re:Work Richmond and CirclesRVA. A reception in the parish hall will follow the service.