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Day: February 15, 2019

Newsbytes – Headlines for February 9, 2019

Newsbytes – Headlines for February 9, 2019 St. Paul’s Vergennes to Get Major Stained-glass Makeover VERGENNES, VT – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Vergennes has two grants in hand to fund repair of the Main Street church’s three stained-glass windows that overlook the sidewalk across from the city green. The church also has successfully applied …

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All are invited! Global Mission Conference in Dominican Republic Will Highlight Mutual Witness in Christ

All are invited! Global Mission Conference in Dominican Republic Will Highlight Mutual Witness in Christ By Titus Presler Are you passionate about global mission? Do you want to get involved in mission from Vermont but don’t know where to start? Are you an experienced mission leader, but want to take your global mission engagement to …

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Rock Point Camp Welcomes New Camp Director Julie Garwood

Rock Point Camp Welcomes New Camp Director Julie Garwood BURLINGTON, VT – The Episcopal Church in Vermont is pleased to announce that Julie Garwood recently accepted the position of Rock Point Camp Director. In this role, Julie will be responsible for overseeing all camp-related activities, including camp programs and operations, training and supervision of staff …

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Video: A Model for Discipleship at St. Michael’s Brattleboro

Video: A Model for Discipleship at St. Michael’s Brattleboro In 2017, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church tapped the Rev. Duncan Hilton to guide the church’s discipleship and discernment efforts, including the formation of several now-flourishing discipleship groups. More than a year after the groups’ inception, The Mountain sat down with Duncan and parishioners Jeffrey Hiam and …

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Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council, February 9, 2019

Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council, February 9, 2019 (1) The following congregations are in some phase of transition (mostly with respect to calling new clergy leadership): St. James, Arlington, currently served by the Rev. John Miller on an interim basis; St. Thomas & Grace, Brandon, Supply Clergy; St. Paul’s Burlington, the Rev. Laura Bryant, Interim Rector; …

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Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights, February 9, 2019

Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights, February 9, 2019 By Dinny Hawskworth A cold wind under bright blue skies accompanied the members of the Diocesan Council on their journey to St. Paul’s in White River Junction. As always the meeting opened with devotions. We spent the morning reviewing reports from Committees. Specifics about the search and upcoming …

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A Letter from Bishop Ely & Diocesan Council to Vermont State Senate Committee on Gov’t Operations

A Letter from Bishop Ely & Diocesan Council to Vermont State Senate Committee on Gov’t Operations On eliminating references to slavery from the Vermont Constitution February 13, 2019 To: Vermont State Senate Committee on Government Operations From: Bishop and Diocesan Council of the Episcopal Church in Vermont Re: PR2 – Declaration of rights; eliminating reference …

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Video: Proposal to Remove Slavery from VT Constitution

Video: Proposal to Remove Slavery from VT Constitution WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT – Diocesan Council welcomed Mark Hughes to its meeting at St. Paul’s on February 9 to discuss his racial justice work and a proposal to remove references to slavery from the Vermont State Constitution. Hughes is executive director of Justice For All and …

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What is Church? And What Does That Have To Do With Economic Justice in the 21st Century?

What is Church? And What Does That Have To Do With Economic Justice in the 21st Century? By the Rev. Beth Ann Maier, MD What is church? And what does that have to do with economic justice in the 21st Century? These are questions I have been asking myself. As we sat by and watched …

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