Join the ECD as we, and fellow Episcopalians everywhere, enter the Season of Easter.
We are growing in our love for God and each other.

Alleluia! The Lord is risen! The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia!

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The ECD is looking to hire an Administrative Assistant. Interested? Click here to know more.

Rev Richard Mahaffy officiating Eucharist while Deacon Suzanne stand by

August 10-13, 2021, we had our 75th ECD Convention where we met virtually. The virtual Convention was a success! ECD members voted on their new board members. Thank you to the previous officers and welcome to the new officers. 

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.



Join the members of the ECD for a virtual worship every Sunday:
11:30am EST
10:30am CST
9:30am MST
8:30am PST

Click here to attend

Meeting ID: 817 9175 3536
Password: 334521

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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Women’s bible reading Wednesday after services​

Relief Fund

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


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.