Bishop Transition Process Timeline

April 27, 2021

Bishop Transition Committee Announced

After an ECCT-wide election process, the 24 members of the Bishop Transition Committee (BTC) are announced.

Bishop Transition Committee Organizing Meeting

The BTC holds its first meeting to begin the process of organizing themselves according to ECCT’s Canons.

May 6, 2021
Late Spring/Summer/Early Fall

Information Gathering

The BTC works to gather information from listening sessions and conversations across ECCT. This information will be used to create the Profile

Nominations Open

The Profile created by the BTC goes live. Applications and nominations are open.

November 1, 2021
November 30, 2021

Applications and Nominations Close

First Round of Interviews

The BTC reviews the nominations and completes a first round of interviews with candidates remotely.

December 2021—Mid-January 2022
Mid-January 2022

Second Round of Interviews

A second round of interviews with those continuing in the process.

Discernment Retreat with Semi-finalist Candidates

The BTC hosts a retreat for the semi-finalist candidates.

March 17-19, 2022
Week of March 28, 2022

Candidates Announced

The slate of candidates is announced, opening up a 10-day petition period.

Meet and Greet Week

Meet and Greet opportunities across ECCT with the slate of candidates.

May 9-14, 2022
May 21, 2022

ECCT Special Election Convention

A special election convention is held in order to elect the next bishop diocesan of ECCT.

Consent Period

Consents are secured from The Episcopal Church’s bishops and dioceses.

June-September 2022
October 8, 2022

Consecration of the XVI Bishop Diocesan of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut

A celebration as the 16th Bishop Diocesan of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut is consecrated.