Saint Ann’s, CT Episcopal Church, CT River Conservancy presents “Cherish, Celebrate on the CT River”

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Pilgrim’s Landing is where the “Cherish and Celebrate on the Connecticut River” event will take place next Tuesday.

OLD LYME – On Tuesday, June 15, St. Anne’s Church, Old Lyme, The Connecticut Episcopal Church (ECCT) and the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) present “Cherish and Celebrate on the Connecticut River”.

Using the prayers of God’s good land, the residents of Saint Ann’s, Old Lyme, as well as the Rt. Reverend Ian T Douglas, Bishop of ECCT, will lead a worship time at 6:30 pm. It will be followed by Care stories for the Connecticut River, led by Kelsey Wentling of CRC.

The in-person option will be at 1 Pilgrim Landing, Old Lyme. Wearing a face cover will be compulsory. Bring your own chair.

Parking assistants will be on site at 1 Pilgrim Landing.

In case of rain, the gathering will take place at Sainte Anne, 82 Shore Rd., (Rte. 156), Old Lyme, two miles from I-95, Exit 70. Parking is adjacent to the church.

For more information, visit Saint Ann online at www.saintannsoldlyme.org. The event is also available through Zoom. Register for either option on this link.

In the heart of a historic art colony, since 1883 Sainte-Anne Parish graced the coastal landscape of the Connecticut River and Long Island Strait with a strong presence and a vital commitment to community service.

Saint Ann’s is a Level 2 Green House of Worship. This recognition is awarded by the CT Interreligious Eco-Justice Network (IREJN), an environmental stewardship program that issues certificates of achievement for implementing measures respectful of the environment in buildings and within congregations.

Since 1952, the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) has given voice to the river. Today, the organization, members and volunteers work with partners to protect and restore the river and watershed in the four states. CRC defends rivers, while educating and engaging communities. By uniting, CRC believes that pollution is avoided, habitat is improved and enjoyment of the river and its tributaries enhanced. Healthy rivers support healthy economies.

The Connecticut Episcopal Church (ECCT) is a Christian church dedicated to participating in God’s mission of restoration and reconciliation as empowered disciples of Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit. ECCT is made up of over 150 Episcopal parishes and nearly 60,000 Episcopalians living in Connecticut.

The Connecticut Episcopal Church is one of more than 110 dioceses that collectively form The Episcopal Church, a United States-based member church of the Anglican World Communion.



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