Focus: A resource-based network for those seeking to discover more broadly "who is my neighbor?" through education, dialogue and/or community-service-partnerships with local, state, and national interfaith communities (primarily, although not exclusively, Abrahamic traditions).
Scope: Maintain in-progress directory of existing ECCT/Interfaith partnerships; provide material and human resources for individuals/parishes seeking interfaith connections; expanding relationships with interfaith entities interested in Christian partners; includes national and international resources and connections.
- Primary Contact: Lisa Hahneman
- Regular Meetings: as needed
ECCT parishes active: Church of the Holy Spirit, West Haven; Good Shepherd, Orange; Trinity, Collinsville; Zion, North Branford; Christ Church, Guilford; Trinity, New Haven; St Mark's, New Canaan; St Andrew's Stamford
Other Partners: Hartford Seminary; Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding (CCIU); Turkish Cultural Center of CT; Interfaith Council of Southwest Connecticut; My Brother from Another Mother; Shoulder to Shoulder; Islamic Association of Greater Hartford; Farmington Valley American Muslim Center; Mishkan Israel, Hamden
Other Information: Network Facilitator is a member of the Episcopal Diocesan Ecumenical and Interfaith Officers (EDEIO) network connected to the TEC Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations