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Love is a Lion Tour Comes to Barre Auditorium, September 28

BARRE, VT – On September 28 at 7 p.m. the Love is a Lion Tour will be rocking at the Barre Auditorium with featured artists Citizen Way (“Wavewalker”, “Bulletproof”) and Jason Gray (“With Every Act of Love”, “More Like Falling in Love”) with special guests The Young Escape (“Love Me Like You”). Tickets are available …

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The Cathedral Church of St. Paul Announces the Formal Seating of the New Bishop

BURLINGTON, VT – On Sunday, September 29, the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Burlington will host the Formal Seating of the 11th Bishop of Vermont. Not to be confused with the Consecration held the day before, the Seating is a traditional ceremony that recognizes and invests a newly ordained and consecrated bishop. At the …

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Details About the Consecration of the 11th Bishop of of Vermont

And other interesting facts about the Consecration of an Episcopal Bishop When the Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown is consecrated as the 11th Episcopal Bishop of Vermont on September 28, she will join a line of apostolic succession that tradition holds is unbroken since the earliest days of the Christian church. She will kneel on the …

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St. Thomas & Grace Brandon Welcomes New Priest in Partnership

By Franci Farnsworth BRANDON, VT – The Rev. Rachel Field joined St. Thomas and Grace Episcopal Church as priest in partnership on August 29. The position is a quarter-time role, an arrangement that will enable the Rev. Field to pursue her call as both a sacramental minister and an environmental educator and activist. The Rev. …

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St. James’ Arlington Calls New Priest in Partnership

By Nancy Boardman ARLINGTON, VT – On Sunday, September 15, the parish of St. James’ Episcopal Church in Arlington celebrated the new ministry of the Rev. Mary Robinson White as its priest in partnership. A native of Arizona, the Rev. White graduated from the University of Arizona with a B.A. in Elementary Education. She taught …

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Vermont Interfaith Power & Light Annual Conference: Climate Action and Food Sustainability, October 26

MIDDLEBURY, VT – The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, denominational leader and climate activist, and Professor Molly Anderson, food studies professor at Middlebury College, will be the keynote speakers for the Vermont Interfaith Power & Light (VTIPL) annual conference on October 26 at Middlebury Congregational Church. The keynote speakers will also lead workshops, and there will …

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The Consecration of the Rev. Dr. Shannon-MacVean Brown September 28, 2019

We’re excited that the day is almost here and we hope that you can be a part of the celebration. Anyone can watch a live online broadcast of the consecration liturgy. The link will be on the diocesan website here: https://diovermont.org/bishop-transition/ Tickets are still available. To reserve your seat please visit: Consecration Tickets A few notes …

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The Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown Biography & Photos

The Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown describes herself as an “almost” lifelong Episcopalian. When she was only four years old, while attending the daycare center of Church of the Messiah Episcopal Church in Detroit, she convinced her mother that they needed to go to church. Her mother agreed, and they joined Messiah and the integral intentional …

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The Rt. Rev. Thomas, C. Ely Biography & Official Photos

Biography Thomas Clark Ely, born on December 14, 1951 in Norwalk, Connecticut, was ordained and consecrated the Tenth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont on April 28, 2001. He was ordained Deacon and Priest in the Diocese of Connecticut in 1980. A 1975 cum laude graduate of Western Connecticut State University, Bishop Ely received …

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