CHOOS Ministry Network

Connecticut Healing Order of St. Luke (CHOOS)

CHOOS is a ministry network of people who are passionate about praying, training, gathering, and oering resources about Christ- centered healing for the mind, body, and spirit, inclusive to all people, in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.


This network functions mostly as a virtual community that meets on a weekly basis for training, resource sharing, praying, and retreats in collaboration with the International Order of St. Luke, an ecumenical healing ministry. This network also offers in person gatherings, prayer support, and retreats at the local parish and at regional locations. This ministry also has an active trauma prayer- response team.

Regular Meeting Information:

Online via Zoom Mondays from 7-8pm. Other occasional offerings, as well.

Primary contact for Ministry NetworkThe Rev. Tara Boyd Shepley
Contact phone Number(203) 228-4746
Contact email
Secondary contact for Ministry NetworkMary Perry
Contact phone Number(203) 994-0643
Contact email

Active ECCT Parishes:

  • St. George’s Middlebury
  • St. Paul’s Brookfield
  • St. Paul’s Huntington
  • St. John’s Stamford

Other Partners:

  • The international Order of St. Luke