The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Essex Concluding Event - July 8, 2017

The concluding celebration of the River of Life Pilgrimage will be held on Saturday, July 8 outside of the Dauntless Club, 66 Main Street, Essex, starting at 4 p.m. Please register here.

"On Saturday, July 8th, we’ll be offering thanks for the gift of water amidst the beauty of the confluence of the Connecticut River with Long Island Sound — just over 400 miles south of the start of our journey at Fourth Connecticut Lake in northern New Hampshire." (Kairos Earth website)

  • 4 - 5 p.m. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages, including live music 
  • 5 - 5:20 p.m. Liturgical service with ceremonial “merging of the river’s waters." 
  • 5:20 - 6:30 p.m. ~  heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages, including live music


Live music will be provided by ECCT's Canon Louis Fuertes and the bluegrass/jazz band with which he plays

The liturgical service will be created by Bishop Jeffery Rowthorn and Anne Rowthorn

You're invited to make it a full day on July 8, or a weekend visit, to Essex and the surrounding area. The Dauntless will be open from 4-7.
Link to this page for some suggestions!