The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Field trips and pilgrimages

  • November 16-17 2019: Saturday/Sunday National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D. C. . Two days at the museum (group reservation); overnight at hotel in Pentagon City (attendees need to arrange separately; discounted rate available). Limited to 65 adults, 10 children MAXIMUM. Tentative travel info: Bus departs from Church of the Good Shepherd, Hartford very early 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.
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
  • 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.