Instead of the familiar vendor hall we are accustomed to having at Convention, we are hosting information about our longtime partners here:
Africa Education Partnership believes that the future success of Nigeria lies in high quality education for all children, regardless of gender, religion, or ethnicity. It is our mission to work in communities that share our goal. We provide funding for construction, renovation, and supplies for schools, primarily in northern Nigeria.
Contact: Elaine Chagnon, email@example.com
Camp Washington is the official Camp and Conference Center of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut (ECCT).
We are an inviting, diverse, accepting community that offers a safe place for reflection and renewal, education and training, that encourages creativity and a sense of adventure by exploring and experiencing God’s mission of restoration and reconciliation.
From summer camp to retreats and diocesan events, Camp Washington is a year round center for discipleship rooted in the beauty of God’s creation and love.
Contact: Bart Geissinger, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hand woven vestments in rich colors and interesting textures, made to measure or ready to ship. See website for pictures and contact details. Gift certificates also available.
Contact: Jane Stickney, email@example.com
Our Cathedral serves as a resource for all parishes, worshiping communities and individuals in the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, supporting their call to be apostles of Jesus, sent in God’s mission to serve in the world.
Our Cathedral has launched a renovation project. Our new flexible and renewed space will allow us to live more fully into our vocation as the Cathedral of the State of Connecticut as well as our call to engage the arts, foster the intercession of spirituality and the role of the church in the public square, and serve our neighbors in the Greater Hartford Area and the State of Connecticut.
Contact: The Very Rev. Miguelina Howell, Cathedral Dean: Lina.firstname.lastname@example.org, 860.305.7604
ECCT Deacons’ Council
In collaboration with the ECCT Commission on Ministry, the ECCT Deacons’ Council is sponsoring a Deacon Discovery Session October 20th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., intended to offer an outline of the life, formation, and ministry of deacons in ECCT. This 90 minute event is open to those feeling what might be a call to the diaconate.
You can register here.
Contact: The Reverend Felix Rivera, email@example.com
Quality Interior and exterior historic church restorations, pew pads, new pews, pew refinishing, Stained glass preservation. Member of New Haven Preservation and award winning member for Boston Preservation.
Contact: Jim Egan, Project Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Episcopal Church at Yale is focused on forming and equipping young adults to lead the church into God’s mission in the 21st century. We serve three distinct groups: undergraduates, graduate and professional students; priests in formation; and young adults from 21-35 in the local community. We also advocate for change, so that the church embraces responsibility for fully incorporating the full diversity of perspectives, desires and needs of young adults into our common life.
Contact: The Rev. Paul J. Carling, email@example.com 203.856.6399
IRIS — Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, is a vibrant resettlement agency that works with refugees, asylum seekers, and other types of immigrants in Connecticut. IRIS offers services to help newcomers integrate into the community and become self-sufficient, including intensive case management; English classes; healthcare coordination; wellness programs; and employment, education, youth, and immigration legal services. We engage congregations and other community groups throughout the state in our mission of helping displaced people establish new lives, strengthen hope, and contribute to the vitality of Connecticut’s communities.
Contact: Ashley Makar, IRIS Community Liaison, firstname.lastname@example.org
Focus: A network of lay and clergy persons who are passionate about and strive for racial healing, justice, reconciliation and restoring all human beings to each other, the Church and God.
• Daily posts on Facebook
• Weekly emails that offer curated resources (send your email address to us at email@example.com if you’d like to receive them)
• A series of 18 pre-recorded meditations – a resource for Sunday worship (October 11, 2020 – February 7, 2021)
• Training to equip leaders: One day training to build understanding of key concepts and issues; Facilitator training; Train the trainer workshops
• Speakers’ Bureau
• Advocacy initiatives
• Reconciliation initiatives
River Bend Bookshop is an independent bookstore in Glastonbury, Conn. Our 850 square foot space features a highly curated selection of new books in all genres, and an outstanding children’s department. We celebrate diversity, inclusion, and kindness throughout our shop, reflected in our ever-changing collection. Find books, gifts, stationery and more, all with the help of your local neighborhood bookseller.
Contact: Reach us in the shop at 860.430.6608
Website: Visit http://www.RiverBendBookshop.com/ECCT and use promo code ECCTCON20 to apply free shipping to your entire order.
The University of the South is the only university in the nation that is owned and governed by dioceses of The Episcopal Church. Founded over 150 years ago, Sewanee is committed to being a resource for the whole church.
Located atop the Cumberland Plateau between Nashville and Chattanooga, Sewanee’s 13,000-acre campus provides students with vast opportunities for research, recreation, and reflection. The University consists of a College of Arts & Sciences, a summer School of Letters offering an MA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing, and one of the healthiest and most distinguished seminaries in the country.
Our Beecken Center within the School of Theology is home to Education for Ministry (EfM), a 4-year distance learning program in theological education, and Invite Welcome Connect, a ministry which provides a practical theological framework and comprehensive process for engaging communities in the all-important disciplines of evangelism, hospitality, and belonging.
Contact: Bess Turner, Director of Development, Alumni, & Church Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Vestments, furnishings, columbaria, stained glass and communion wear.
Contact: Trevor Floyd, email@example.com