The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Participating in God's Mission

We are home to about 60,000 people in 168 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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A most unusual altarAn architect-designed altar made to look like books is back at Trinity on the Green in New Haven after 150+ years. The altar was designed in 1815 by Ithiel Town, architect for Trinity’s second, and current, building. Town’s personal library included over 11,000 volumes. That made him, said Peg Chambers, a Trinity historian and architect herself, “the perfect architect for the job of designer/builder of our new altar for our new church.”

But the story of the book-altar really begins with two tablets...
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New CRUX magazine available online! CRUX is the annual magazine of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut. Karin Hamilton, Canon for Mission Communication & Media, is the editor. Betsy Parker does the layout and design, and Marc-Yves Regis is the principal photographer. Read the new CRUX here!
Coffee Hour at The Commons Podcast!Coffee Hour at The Commons is a new podcast brought to you by your hosts Karin & Alli. It is a podcast where faith meets daily life in conversations, stories, and even sermons. New episodes on Friday! Listen to the latest episode!