Episcopal Church in Connecticut News
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.
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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
Bishops' Letter on Parkland Florida School Shooting
Mission Council meets for day-long session
ECCT's Mission Council held its first meeting of the year at Camp Washington on Saturday, January 13.
ECCT Property Manager Dave Desmarais retires
A Christmas Message from the Bishops
Merry Christmas to you and those you love!
Sandy Hook: Five Years Later
A Word from your Bishops
Bishops' Statement on Texas Church Shooting
Rock of Angels memorial moving to Bristol
The “Rock of Angels” stone monument at the former St. John’s Episcopal Church in Sandy Hook will be moved to a new location in Bristol, Conn., this Wednesday, October 18. The granite monument memorializes the 20 children and 6 staff who died at the school in December 2012. The move was prompted by the church's decision in 2016 to close.