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Riley Bates visits Diocesan Offices

Having recently completed a successful year in Second Grade at Barstow Elementary School in Chittenden, Vermont, eight-year-old Riley Bates made a visit to Rock Point, site of the administrative offices of The Episcopal Church in Vermont. Arriving with his grandmother for her 9 am meeting, Riley was introduced to the members of the diocesan Ministry Support Team who …

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Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council – June 16, 2012

May 12, 2012 to June 16, 2012 The following congregations are in transition (mostly with respect to calling new clergy leadership): St. Peter’s, Bennington; St. Paul’s, Burlington; St. Luke’s/St. Mark’s, Castleton/Fair Haven; Saint Luke’s, Chester; Christ Church, Island Pond; St. Peter’s, Lyndonville; St. Stephen’s, Middlebury; St. Mark’s, Newport; Gethsemane, Proctorsville; Saint John’s, Randolph; St. Ann’s, …

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Middlebury Calls New Rector

The Vestry of Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Middlebury, Vermont announced on Saturday June 16, 2012 the completion of their process of discernment and calling a new Rector for the community of St. Stephen’s.  On Wednesday June 13 the Ministry Discernment Team presented candidates and the Vestry elected the Reverend Susan E. McGarry to be their …

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Diocese receives grant for Irene recovery

In the spring of 2012, the Diocese of Vermont received a grant of $150,000 from Episcopal Relief and Development for long-term recovery work in communities affected by Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011. The funds will be granted through local Episcopal churches to individuals, farms, businesses, and communities recovering from Tropical Storm Irene. This third grant …

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Irene Recovery Grants: Invitation and Guidelines

Irene Recovery Grants: Invitation and Guidelines by Ann Cooper Tropical Storm Irene unleashed her devastation almost a year ago.  While much has been done and many have been and are being helped to recover from the emotional and physical damage, much work remains.  The Episcopal Diocese has received a grant of $150,000 from Episcopal Relief …

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Christ Church to host Summer Book Discussions

All are invited to join Christ Church, Bethel, for their Summer Book Discussions and Pot Luck Suppers on four Wednesday evenings, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the Parish House. June 20: Ethics After Easter, Stephen Holmgren (2000) July 18: The Practice of Prayer, Margaret Guenther (1998) August 15: Meeting Jesus Again for the …

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Art Exhibit at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Cathedral Art Shows and Episcopal Church and Visual Arts Vermont (ECVA-VT) are hosting an exhibit by Texas ECVA artist Kathleen Holder during the month of June. The show is entitled “Out of Darkness into Light”;  the artist has used the terms “emotional landscape” and “psychic landscape” to describe the hauntingly, hazily revealed vistas in her …

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