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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.

Meet the new ECD Board

President ~ The Rev. Richard Mahaffy 
Vice President ~ Lee Holland
Secretary ~ Cass Martensen
Treasurer ~ The Rev. Emily Hillquist Davis
Member-at-large ~ The Rev. Suzanne Johnston & Ron Selinger
Chaplain ~ The Rev. Laurence Wainwright-Maks
(photo credit - Melissa Render)

Is Your Membership up to date?

You can print your Membership form at ECD Membership and mail it to our Membership Secretary.   After March 31st, please add $5 late fee to membership.

More information can be found in Article 1, Section 1 in ECD By-Laws, amended at the Seventy-Fourth Convention in June 2017.

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

April 24-26, 2018
—–  Board Meeting, Rochester, New York

May 14, 2018
—–  Monthly Board Meeting

June 11,  2018 
—–  Monthly Board Meeting

July 1-12, 2018
—–  Look for us at the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church

August 13,  2018 
—–  Monthly Board Meeting

September 10, 2018
—–  Monthly Board Meeting

October 15,  2018 
—–  Monthly Board Meeting