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The Diocese of Vermont includes 46 congregations and more than 5,000 Episcopalians across the Green Mountain state. Led by Bishop Shannon MacVean-Brown, we draw our inspiration from the story of the apostle Peter, who stepped out of his boat and followed Jesus into the midst of a storm. Together we are putting our trust in God and finding new ways to serve, worship, and care for creation. Join us.

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From the Bishop

Daily Prayer with the Green Mountain Online Abbey

I didn’t expect to start a congregation at the outset of the pandemic. But in an emergency situation, you gather and you pray together. Since March 2020, that’s what we have been doing in a community we now call the Green Mountain Online Abbey. Join us for prayer at 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8:00 p.m. Sunday.

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“Constant Change is a Part of Our Tradition”: A Diocesan Convention Wrap-Up

If participants in the Diocese of Vermont’s 2021 convention did not know the diocese was entering a period of turbulent change before the online sessions last Thursday and Saturday, they certainly knew it afterwards. The convention—conducted over Zoom—was the first since Bishop Shannon MacVean-Brown announced that a recent financial analysis indicated that the diocese would

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Celebrating and Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccination: A Letter from Clergy of the Diocese

We, the deacons, priests and bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont sign this letter and send it out to all our members in attestation and celebration that we are all fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. We  urge you and your loved ones to get vaccinated if you have not already done so. We are particularly

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THRIVE Begins Work

When Bishop Shannon announced in July that the diocese faces a financial cliff, she appointed a task force of clergy and lay leaders to consider “how new models of ministry and new collaborative relationships might offer our diocese ways to discern our future.” The group, which named itself THRIVE (Taskforce for Hope, Revitalization, Innovation, Vision,

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