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Bishop Transition

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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Transition Committee Announces Ticket Process for Consecration

Please read this announcement carefully before reserving a ticket. The Transition Committee is pleased to invite the people of the Episcopal Church in Vermont to reserve a ticket for the consecration service on September 28, 2019, at the Ira Allen Chapel on the campus of the University of Vermont in Burlington. We encourage you to …

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Here’s How to Get Involved in the Consecration of the 11th Bishop of Vermont (Updated* Aug. 17)

Music has been chosen, the service booklet has been drafted, vestments are being crafted, volunteers are being recruited, and many other details are in the works to prepare for the Consecration of the 11th Bishop of Vermont on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Here are some ways to get involved: Volunteers As was recently announced in …

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Please Contribute to the Gift of a Pectoral Cross for the Bishop-elect

Now Accepting Online Contributions Dear Laypeople of The Episcopal Church in Vermont, Part of the consecration liturgy involves vesting a new bishop with the symbols of episcopal ministry. Gifts of the bishop’s ring (with the seal of the Diocese of Vermont), pectoral cross, crozier, mitre, and other vestments will be given to the Rev. Shannon …

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Save the Date: September 28 Ordination and Consecration

Save the date for the Ordination and Consecration of the Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown as Bishop XI of The Episcopal Church in Vermont. September 28, 2019Ira Allen Chapel, 26 University Place, Burlington, VT Doors open at 9:15 a.m. Guests must be seated by 10:15 a.m. Procession begins at 10:30 a.m. Liturgy begins at 11:00 a.m. …

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Transition Committee Update: Recap & Highlights – July 18, 2019

The Transition Committee, Standing Committee, and Diocesan Ministry Support Team have been busy working on various aspects of the Bishop Transition. Here are a few highlights. Bishop Ely continues to work part-time and will serve as Diocesan Bishop until the consecration of our new bishop in September. Bishop Ely and Ann have moved to their …

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Consent Process for Bishop-elect Shannon MacVean-Brown Is Approved

Dear Friends in The Episcopal Church in Vermont, Today I received notice from the Presiding Bishop’s office that the consent process for the Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown as Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Vermont was approved by a majority of bishops and Standing Committees throughout The Episcopal Church. The discernment by the people and clergy …

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A Letter of Gratitude from Bishop Tom & Ann Ely

July 15, 2019 To the People of The Episcopal Church in Vermont: The month of June this year was an emotionally charged time for us, a month that we will not soon forget, nor would we want to. It began and ended with two diocesan-wide celebrations, honoring us and our ministries with words of affection …

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Photos from Farewell Events for Bishop Tom & Ann Ely

With the retirement of our tenth bishop drawing near, hundreds of well-wishers attended the farewell events for Bishop Tom and Ann Ely on June 2 and 29. Displayed here are just a handful of the many photos from the events taken by Paul Van de Graaf (the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Burlington) and Maurice …

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