150th Anniversary

Come to New Haven in the Spring for ECY’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary!

RSVP here.

The Episcopal Church at Yale is preparing for a wonderful celebration of the old and the new: a campus ministry that is both steeped in tradition as the 2nd oldest Episcopal chaplaincy in the United States, and is positioned as one of the fastest growing and most innovative responses to the needs of young adults in today’s Episcopal Church. Friday, March 27 through Sunday, March 29, 2020.

All friends of ECY are most welcome to come for some or all of the weekend.  Please see below for an overview of the draft schedule. More information on lodging, registration, and other details will be provided soon.

FRIDAY EVENING 03/27:  New Haven
Each guest will order their own meal and drinks, ECY will provide hors d’oeuvres.

6:00 – 9:00pm:            Informal Gathering at Local New Haven Restaurant with Chaplain, students, and seminarians

SATURDAY MORNING 03/28:  Yale University

9:00 – 12:00pm:              Tour of Yale Sacred Spaces

SATURDAY AFTERNOON 03/28: Old Campus
ECY providing a sandwich lunch.

12:00 – 12:45pm:       Lunch and Registration at Dwight Hall Common Room
1:00 – 2:00pm:           Keynote Presentation and Q & A:  Young Adults and the Church: Crisis and Opportunity
The Rev. Stephanie Spellers, Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Stewardship of Creation

2:00 – 3:00pm:           Panel Discussion with Young Adults of ECY
3:00 – 4:00pm:           Meet ECY’s Students and Chaplain:  An Informal Roundtable
4:00 – 5:30pm:            Break

SATURDAY EVENING (3/28): Yale Divinity School
ECY providing dinner and drinks from Bourassa Catering. Each guest is encouraged to pay what they can to help cover the cost of this wonderful celebration (suggested donation $100). 

5:30 – 6:15pm:            Choral Evensong at Marquand Chapel
Bishops Ian T. Douglas & Laura J. Ahrens, Officiating, The ECY Choir
6:30 – 8:30pm:           ECY – SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION:  Dinner, Entertainment, Testimonials

SUNDAY MORNING 03/29: Varied Locations
Brunch by class decades – each individual will cover the cost of their own meal – stay tuned for more information directly from the convener of the lunch!

9:00 – 11:00am          Free Time
9:30 – 10:30am          (Optional) Worship at Trinity on the Green;  Special Prayer for ECY
11:00am – 1:00pm:   Brunch with Classmates by Decades in Various Restaurants

SUNDAY AFTERNOON 03/29: Varied Locations

1:00 – 4:00pm:           Community Service Opportunities with Students

SUNDAY EVENING  03/29:   Dwight Hall and Chapel (Old Campus)
ECY providing a buffet dinner.

5:00 – 6:00pm:           Worship with ECY at Dwight Hall
The Rt. Rev. Laura J. Ahrens, Suffragan Bishop, Presiding
The Rev. Paul J. Carling, Ph.D. Chaplain, Preaching
The ECY Choir
6:00 – 7:30pm:           Dinner with the ECY Community