Welcome to Bishop Seabury Anglican Church

We are a community of Christians who gather each week to hear the Gospel, to learn the Faith, to share the Sacraments, and to participate in the fellowship so that we may carry Jesus Christ into all the world.

           

Sunday services are at Gales Ferry Landing, 7 Hurlbutt Road, Gales Ferry, Connecticut 06335 (Map and directions). Services are at:

  •  8:00am Service: Rite One
  •  9:00 Coffee 
  •  9:30 Forum
  • 10:30am: Service: Rite Two, (child care available)

Wednesday 7pm service is in the chapel at Gales Ferry Landing, 7 Hurlbutt Road, Gales Ferry, Connecticut 06335 (no longer at Windham Falls Estates). 

Mailing address: Bishop Seabury Anglican Church, PO Box 188, Gales Ferry, CT 06335 

860-445-9423 phone. Email: bishopseaburych@aol.com

“We have the opportunity to live out our lives as an example of God’s call on our lives. My prayer for you is that God will give you the strength to stand for Him and be an example of His love and enduring strength.”
                                          Blessings, Father Gauss
 

Our statement of faith can be found in the Creeds of the Church, and in the proclamation of Jesus in the Gospel of John 3:16: “God so loved the World that HE gave His One and only Son that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.”

Did You Know?

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent in Western Christianity and a day of fasting, It occurs 46 days (40 weekdays plus 6 Sundays) before Easter and can fall as early as February 4 or as late as March 10. According to the canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, Jesus Christ spent 40 days fasting in the desert, where he endured temptation by Satan. Lent originated as a mirroring of this, fasting 40 days as preparation for Easter.
Every Sunday was seen as a commemoration of the Sunday of Christ's resurrection. Accordingly, Christians fasted from Monday to Saturday (6 days) during 6 weeks and from Wednesday to Saturday (4 days) in the preceding week, thus making up the number of 40 days.
Ash Wednesday derives its name from the practice of blessing ashes made from palm branches blessed on the previous year Palm Sunday, and placing them on the heads of participants to the accompaniment of the words "Repent, and believe in the Gospel" or "Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return".

We are members of:

  • CANA (Convocation of Anglicans in North America), 
  • ACNA (Anglican Church of North American),
  • AAC (American Anglican Council), The Church of Nigeria – Anglican Communion.
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