services

Sundays

8 a.m. - Holy Eucharist in English
10 a.m. - Holy Eucharist in English with Music
12:30 p.m. - La Misa/Holy Eucharist in Spanish

Saturdays

2 p.m. Holy Eucharist, Church by the Pond in Hartford's Bushnell Park just inside the Trumbull Street entrance

Wednesdays

12 p.m. - Holy Eucharist in English

Parking on Sundays

Free parking is available on Sundays in the Talcott Street parking lot and on the streets of Hartford. Parking is also available in the MAT Garage on Church Street but you must validate your ticket just outside the Cathedral House auditorium. All may park in the Cathedral alleyway during the 8 a.m. service. Those spaces are reserved for physically challenged people during the 10 a.m. service.

Directions

The Cathedral is located at the corner of Church and Main Streets in downtown Hartford. General directions are here.

Accessibility

Our Cathedral is accessible to all persons with disabilities. The Cathedral's Main Street entrance has a ramp, and there is an elevator lift providing access to a unisex restroom.

The Cathedral House also has an elevator and has accessible bathrooms on the basement and second floors. The accessible entrance is in the alleyway between the Cathedral and Cathedral House.

 

 

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Christ Church Cathedral is an Episcopal church in an urban environment. By visiting this website, you can learn about our location in downtown Hartford, the times of our services, where to park on a Sunday morning, concerts and other upcoming events, and the many ways you can help those in need through our outreach programs.

All are welcome. Our diverse congregation comes from the Greater Hartford region to worship, pray, serve and learn together in an urban community. The Episcopal church is a safe place where differing points of view, as well as questions, are welcomed as part of our spiritual journey. Many are drawn by the beauty of our sacred space, others are inspired by our worship and music, and still others are nourished by being part of a community of believers in Jesus Christ. Our faith is based on Scripture, tradition and reason.

We hope this visit to our website will encourage you to visit us in person. As Jesus said, “Come and see.” Come and see what God is doing in and through our ministries.

There is a place for all of God’s people here.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 5th, 5-9pm
Opening Reception for Spring Art Show & Silent Auction followed by a Concert. Meet the artists, take in the show and enjoy light refreshments. Take in the incredible sounds of Cuatro Puntos in concert 7-8pm!

Friday, May 13th, 6pm
The 9th Annual Canon Clinton R. Jones Award Diner and reception.

Sunday, May 22nd, 2-4pm
ArtSpeak! “A Piece of my Soul” Engage with the artists as they are spiritual connections within their work and process. What inspires them...and you...about a work of art? Light refreshments.

Thursday, June 2nd, 6-8pm
ArtSlam! Poetry Readings. Art demos by our artists. Live jazz. Join us for a lively celebration of the color and energy of the arts! Lights refreshments served.

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News

Art Exhibition Opens May 5th

Art at Church and Main returns with a Spring Art Show and Silent Auction, presenting work by six artist:, Lisa Bell, Donald Boudreaux, Carlos Hernandez Chavez, Dolores Howard, Margaret Plaganis and Wendy West. Proceeds from the auction will support Cathedral outreach programs. Exhibition Hours are Thursday and Friday 5-8pm,Saturday/Sunday 12-4pm. A reception for the artists will be held on May 5th from 5-9pm. Check bdlow for associated events happening throughout the month.


The 9th Annual Canon Clinton R. Jones Award Dinner

A dinner to honor recipient Dr. Dorothy Asch will be held on Friday May 13th. Evensong and award presentation will be at 6pm followed by a reception.


Christ Church Cathedral Chapter Elects New Dean

At the Cathedral Chapter meeting on October 13, 2015, Bishop Ian T. Douglas nominated and Chapter voted unanimously to call the Rev. Miguelina Howell to serve as the next Dean of Christ Church Cathedral. Chapter also voted unanimously to accept the Cathedral Discernment Task Force Report and to pass it on to Diocesan Convention in November for adoption. To read the communication from the Chair of the Parish Committee click here.


Looking to the Future: Meeting 21st Century Challenges on the Role and Structure of a Cathedral

In July 2014, Bishop Ian Douglas convened a special Cathedral Discernment Force Task to determine the proper role, if any, of a cathedral in the 21st century for the Episcopal Church in Connecticut (ECCT). After the Task Force presented its report to Chapter on July 14, 2015, the Bishop charged the Cathedral's Parish Committee to engage the congregation in discussion about the report and its recommendations. A report from the Parish Committee was then submitted to Chapter on October 13, 2015. To read that report, click here.


On November 14, 2015, the 131st Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, after considering the work done by the Task Force and the Parish Committee, voted unanimously to "affirm that Christ Church Cathedral in Hartford, Connecticut shall continue to serve as the diocesan cathedral as outlined in the Cathedral Discernnent Task Force Report." To read the final report, click here.


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