The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Participating in God's Mission

We are home to about 60,000 people in 157 parishes. Together, we are a community devoted to participating in and understanding our roles within God's mission. Wherever you are on your faith journey, we invite you to learn more about us, to worship with us, and to join us!

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Annual Convention is HERE!Our 237th Annual Convention is Saturday, October 23. Stay connected to all things "Convention" on the Annual Convention website, including a livestream of Convention from our Cathedral.Learn more
Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11Read our latest ECCT Stories blog post, written by the Rev. Stephanie Johnson, Rector at St. Paul's, Riverside.Read more
Bishop Search and Transition UpdatesECCT is currently in the beginning stages of a Bishop search and transition. Learn more about the process, timeline, and upcoming listening sessions.Visit the site
The Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews to become ECCT Canon for Mission Advocacy, Racial Justice, and ReconciliationThis new position will work with parish and diocesan leadership to make real God’s realm of justice, love, and peace, with a focus on our commitment to dismantle racism and white supremacy in our nation and in our church.Read more
Meet the ECCT Reparations Task ForceAt the 236th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, Resolution #7 called on the bishops to create a “Reparations Task Force.” After soliciting applications from individuals in parishes across ECCT, the bishops are honored to introduce to you the members of the newly gathered “Reparations Task Force.” (In alphabetical order.)Read more
Clergy & Lay Leaders Zoom Discussions with our BishopsEvery Wednesday morning ECCT clergy and lay leadership are welcome to join for discussions with Bishops Ian and Laura via Zoom.Join here
The Rt. Rev. Ian T. Douglas, Ph.D. Announcement of RetirementOn April 7, 2021 Bishop Douglas announced his plans for retirement and a call for the election of the 16th Bishop Diocesan of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut.View here
Living with COVID-19: Protocols and Directions for Clergy and Vestries in ECCTMarch 2021 updates now available in English and SpanishRead more
Live Streaming ECCT Parishes and Other Covid-19 ResourcesFind the latest resources regarding communications, digital worship, self care, financial assistance and more here. Resources
Support the Joining Jesus in a New Missional Age InitiativeJoining Jesus in a New Missional Age calls to inspire Episcopalians in Connecticut to participate in God’s mission with greater creativity, confidence, breadth, and depth. Through this initiative our parishes, Regions, and the wider diocese are being transformed.Learn more
Black Lives Matter Resources & Organizations to SupportBlack Lives Matter

Here is a list of resources and organizations to support both financially and through petitions.
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