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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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
Register for free - Virtual Spring Training and GatheringThis year ECCT Spring Training & Gathering has gone virtual!
From Vestry 101 to Effective Leadership in Challenging Times, register for free for any workshop.
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Clergy & Lay Leaders Discussions with our BishopsEvery Wednesday morning ECCT clergy and lay leadership are welcome to join for discussions with Bishops Ian and Laura.Join 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
ECCT's Cycle of Prayer AvailableECCT's Cycle of Prayer begins every Advent 1. We encourage you to pray for those parishes, worshiping communities, ministry networks, and all ministries within ECCT throughout the year. You may find the Cycle of Prayer online and as a .pdf. 2020-2021 Cycle of Prayer
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. It is an ever-growing list curated by ECCT's Racial Justice Resource Coordinator, Kelli Ray Gibson.
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