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The Unveiling Ceremony of the Bishop Richard Allen Postage Stamp will be held at Mother Bethel AME Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 2, 2016 at 12 Noon.


  • Program Starts, Musical Tribute


  • Introduction of Master of Ceremonies by the Rev. Mark K. Tyler


  • Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Vernon E. Jordan, Esq (Sr Managing Director – Lazard)


  • Presentation of Colors


  • National Anthem


  • Lift Every Voice and Sing, Ms .Regina Jackson


  • Invocation, Bishop Carolyn Tyler Guidry


  • Welcome, Bishop Gregory G. M. Ingram


  • Acknowledgements, Mrs. Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker


  • Official Stamp Dedication, Dr. Joshua Colin (USPS Eastern Area Vice President)


  • Remarks, Dr. Theresa Frye Brown


  • Greetings, Jim Kenny (Mayor of Philadelphia)


  • Greetings, Other Government Official(s)


  • Remarks, Descendent Family Member of Bishop Richard Allen


  • Remarks, Bishop John R. Bryant


  • Closing Remarks, Bishop Reginald T. Jackson


  • Benediction, Bishop Jeffery N. Leath


  • Program Ends, Musical Tribute 



Thank You

Dear Second Episcopal District Church Family: