Former Connecticut church sold for benefit of local Muslim communityAnglican Communion News Service
October 23, 2014
The Episcopal Church in Connecticut (ECCT) has sold its property at 35 Harris Road, Avon, former home to Christ Episcopal Church, to the Farmington Valley American Muslim Center, Inc. (FVAMC).
The sale, for $1.1 million, was completed on Oct. 21.
The building was vacated after the congregation voted in 2012 to dissolve as a parish and close by the end of that year.
The following spring, Bishop Ian T. Douglas and other ECCT staff hosted a meeting of community leaders and interested residents to discern how the property could best be used "as an asset to God's mission of restoration and reconciliation" in greater Avon and beyond....read more.
(via the ACC)