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Please read the 2023 Membership Letter from the ECD President, The Rev. Richard Mahaffy.

The online donation button is active! You can now make a donation, pay membership dues, and donate in memory of someone.

2023 membership dues are due by Feb. 28, 2023

The ECD encourages the wider Church to be aware of the Deaf community and supports work in the field with grants and seed money for new Deaf ministries.

Please support our work and give as generously as you are able.

This is the Season of Epiphany. Lent is soon upon us. Do not forget to send in your membership form by the end of February.

The ECD Board met Oct 25th-28th, in Florida. Look to the next DE for highlights from their meeting. If you have anything you would like them to discuss, reach out to them. 

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The ECD is looking to hire an
Administrative Assistant.

Do have secretarial skills?
Are you organized, proficient in Word, Excel, Google Docs, etc...?
Can you communicate with Deaf and Hearing people?

 Interested? Click here to know more.

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We are a group of people – Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing family and friends – who worship God together in the Episcopal tradition.

Group of members at Ephphatha, Rochester, NY
Our Mission


Empower Deaf people with the Good News of Jesus Christ, encourage full participation in Church Life, and advocate for Deaf Ministries.



You can contact St. Barnabas and St. Ann's Episcopal Church for the Deaf for livestream services.

Rev. Richard Mahaffy welcomes you with outreached hands


The ECD hosts many financial and ministry resources. Apply for a grant, donate to ECD, and find resources for your ministry.

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Read our most recent newsletter


Women’s bible reading Wednesday after services​

Relief Fund

Please show your support and donate to our Love the World fund.

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