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Episcopal Conference of the Deaf spreads the Gospel of Christ among Deaf people.

The ECD is a central clearing house concerning all aspects of work among Deaf people in the Episcopal Church.

ECD Convention announcement

If you are attending the Liturgical Interpreting Conference at Gallaudet University - Sept. 23-25, there are two worship options before you leave for home on Sunday:

  1. St. Barnabas' Deaf Church, 6701 Wisconsin Avenue Chevy Chase, MD, in the Chapel of St. John Norwood  -  10:00 AM Signed service
  2. Christ Church on Capitol Hill, 620 G Street SE Washington DC - 11:00 AM ASL-interpreted service

The ECD is excited to introduce the first Deaf person to be ordained in the United States in many years, The Rev. Richard "Dick" Mahaffy.  He was ordained as Transitional Deacon on May 28, 2016.  He will be ordained into priesthood at later date. 

Many, many blessings to Dick for a long and joyful ministry!Dick Mahaffy


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Upcoming Events

Sept 23-25, 2016
—— Conference for Liturgical Interpreters at Gallaudet University
………To register – www.liturgicalinterpreting.com  

October 7-10, 2016 
——-Fall Board Meeting (Hartford, CT)

Spring 2017
—–  Spring Board meeting (TBA)

June 20-24, 2017
—–  ECD Convention – Birmingham, AL