Episcopal Church in Connecticut News
Jack W. Spaeth, III 1940-2019
Leadership Gathering & Mission Council Reports from March 2019
Temporary Changes to the Statute of Limitations regarding sexual misconduct/Cambios temporales en el estatuto de limitaciones con respecto a la mala conducta sexual
Changes in Statute of Limitations
Temporary Changes to the Statute of Limitations on Reporting Clergy Sexual Misconduct (e/ Cambios temporales en el estatuto de limitaciones con respecto a la mala conducta sexual
Joining Jesus in a New Missional Age - Media Release
About a new initiative for parishes and Regions in ECCT for spiritual formation and raising financial resources
Season of Racial Healing, Justice, & Reconciliation
Parishes changing in ECCT
Smaller congregations and greater need for part-time clergy are leading some ECCT parishes to increasingly choose change
Bishops' Letter on Thousand Oaks Shootings
Bishops' Letter on Tree of Life Shootings
Summary of Convention Actions
ECCT Annual Convention votes on St. Paul's in Darien
On Friday Oct. 26, the highest governing body of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut (“ECCT”) -- its Annual Convention -- changed the internal governance of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Darien putting the church directly under the authority of the Rt. Rev. Ian T. Douglas, Bishop Diocesan. This action was taken as a result of the refusal of its elected lay leaders to participate in reconciliation efforts with its Rector, the Rev. Canon George Kovoor.
Swords to Plowshares: Forging Surrendered Guns into Gardening Tools in Connecticut
Historians and Archivists Gather in New Haven to Discuss Reconciliation in The Episcopal Church
Episcopalians Gather at Christ Church Cathedral to Discuss Gun Violence
Bishops' Letter on the Immigration of Families
Episcopal bishop’s decision in church dispute affirms reconciliation process
Bishop Douglas delivered his "godly judgment" at St. Paul's, Darien. In it he concluded that maintaining a relationship between the two parties is the faithful way to live into our unity as the Body of Christ. Canon Kovoor will remain as Rector.
Episcopal lay leaders attempt to take over church in Darien
The Rt. Rev. Ian T. Douglas, Bishop Diocesan of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, and his staff learned tonight that some lay leaders of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Mansfield Avenue in Darien had called a locksmith to come earlier this afternoon to change the locks on the church without authorization, locking out the rector and effectively attempting to take over the church.
Christ the Healer in Stamford to close
Christ the Healer, Stamford to close July 31, 2018; final service June 22
Bishops' Easter Letter, 2018
#CraftChurch? New missional experiment in ECCT gathers over 100 participants at New England Brewing Comapny for church!
Letter to ECCT from the Bishops after the House of Bishops Gathering
Center in Atlanta to resource work of dismantling racism
The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing opened last fall as a resource for the whole Episcopal Church in its ongoing work of dismantling racism
Invitation to a Day of Lamentation and Action, March 14
A Day of Lamentation and Action at Christ Church Cathedral, Hartford on March 14,2018