Publication of The Story of the Diocese of Connecticut by Nelson R. Burr. Years in the making, this collaborative book project marked the first formal accounting of the history of the Diocese of CT in the modern period.
200th anniversary, bi-centennial celebration of the consecration of Samuel Seabury. Anglican scholars, church leaders, and laity from around the world met in the Hartford Civic Center at the invitation of The Right Reverend Arthur Walmsley for a Pan-Anglican Symposium on Mission Theology. Bishop Desmond Tutu was one of many keynote speakers presenting during the week-long event.
Elected the first female Bishop Suffragan of Connecticut, (the Episcopal Church’s 14th woman bishop), The Right Reverend Laura J. Ahrens continues to bring hope and the “good news” of the Christian gospel to Connecticut parishes and the Episcopal Church worldwide up to the present day.
Diocesan offices moved from Hartford to Meriden to the space now known as The Commons.