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

Applications Open

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

November 1, 2021
December 14, 2021

Applications Close

First Round of Interviews

The BTC reviews the applications and completes a first round of interviews with applicants remotely.

December 2021—Mid-January 2022
March 17-19, 2022

Discernment Retreat with Candidates

The BTC hosts a retreat for the chosen Candidates.

Committee Nominees Announced

The slate of Committee Nominees is announced, opening up a 10-day period (ends April 14) for Petition Candidates.

Week of April 4, 2022
May 9-14, 2022

Meet and Greet Week

Meet and Greet opportunities across ECCT with the slate, comprised of Committee Nominees and (if applicable) Petition Nominees.

ECCT Special Election Convention

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

May 21, 2022
June-September 2022

Consent Period

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

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.

October 15, 2022