The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Field trips and pilgrimages

  • July 13, 2019: "Confronting the Slave Trade in our Back Yard." Meet at 9 a.m. at Trinity, Brooklyn.  Bus to Old Trinity Church, built by enslaved persons, for a tour and brief prayer service; then depart by bus for Providence RI for a two-hour urban walking tour led by Center for Racial Reconciliation in Providence RI.  Lunch at the Center following the tour. Cost $65 per person Flyer, link here. Register online here.
  • November 2019: Saturday/Sunday National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D. C. Either Nov. 16-17 or Nov. 19-10; date to be determined on July 3. Two days at the museum, overnight at hotel in Pentagon City (arrange separately); Bus departs from Church of the Good Shepherd, Hartford 7 a.m. on Saturday, stops in Greenwich or Stamford. Bus leaves D.C. from museum at 2 p.m for Stamford/Greenwich stop then Hartford stops.Parking arrangements, final details including costs and dates, TBD. Limited to 55 persons.
Past pilgrimages and field trips:
  • November 14, 2018: "Queens of the Golden Mask" at the Ivoryton Playhouse
  • March 17, 2019: Visit to St. Luke's New Haven to share in their "Friends & Family" service