Reimagining Church

Thriving Congregations Initiative: New Models for the 21st Century

Zion Episcopal Church

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Zion Episcopal has been a presence in North Branford for over 200 years and is known as “the little church with a big heart.” We gather for joyful worship, study, community, and service and strive to use our gifts and resources for God’s mission of reconciliation and restoration. We believe that every human being is a beloved child of God and  welcome all who seek the healing love of Christ regardless of age, sex, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or socioeconomic status.


Waves of Grace

By Jonathan Maresca

I used live on Mission Beach in San Diego. Outside of the busy summer months, the beach houses were turned into student rentals.

A Glorious Mystery

By Jane Chick

When I first heard about Reimagining the Church and that our church (Zion Episcopal, North Branford) was applying to be a part of it, I t

A Song of Hope

By Jonathan Maresca

Advent is a time of waiting, expectation, and watchfulness for the God who has come, who is coming, and who is yet to come. 

The Grace of Devotion

By Jonathan Maresca

Zion Episcopal Church is a light of devotion.