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Bishop’s Address to Diocesan Convention – November 3, 2012

Good morning. As we gather for our Diocesan Convention business session, I want to begin by offering a few words of thanksgiving as a prelude to my Convention Address. So many people have been involved in the preparation and execution of this Convention that I cannot begin in any other way.  One more reason why …

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Convention Offering to support Hurricane Sandy relief

The Diocesan Convention offering at the Eucharist on Saturday, November 3, has been designated for Episcopal Relief & Development’s response to Hurricane Sandy. Please be generous, as Episcopal Relief & Development has been with Vermonters in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene. For those not attending Convention, donations may be made directly to Episcopal Relief …

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Bishop Address Press Conference on Immigrant Farm Workers

Dear Readers: I participated in a Press Conference this morning at the State Capital, sponsored by the Vermont Ecumenical Council and Bible Society. The occasion was the release of a statement by the VEC on the subject of Immigration. I have included a copy of the Council’s statement at the end of this post. What …

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One year after flooding, rebuilding efforts continue in Vermont

Episcopal News Service article highlights Diocese of Vermont’s ongoing response to Irene October 19, 2012 [Episcopal News Service] A year ago, members of Episcopal congregations in the Diocese of Vermont were ferrying peanut butter, casseroles, space heaters and cleaning supplies via cars and trucks along the state’s highways in what was dubbed the “Freeway Relay” …

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Bishop Robinson in Brattleboro on October 11

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Brattleboro, VT will show the documentary film, “Love Free or Die” chronicling the experience of the Rev. V. Gene Robinson’s becoming the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church. Bishop Robinson will be present after each viewing to engage in conversation and answer questions. There will be two showings—5:15 and …

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2012 Convention Guest – Bishop Michael Curry

The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, XI Bishop of North Carolina, will be the special guest at this year’s Diocesan Convention, leading a Friday morning preaching workshop, a Friday afternoon forum and preaching during the Eucharist on Saturday morning. All events will take place at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Burlington. A brief biography …

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