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Bishop Transition

Preparing for the Election of Our New Bishop

The Bishop Discernment and Nominating Committee (BDNC) and the Transition Committee are hard at work preparing for the election of our next bishop. WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT Later this month the BDNC and the Standing Committee will announce the list of nominees for Bishop of Vermont. Additional nominations will be accepted by petition until March …

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Print This Flyer & Save These Dates!

The slate of candidates who will be nominated for the election of the 11th Bishop of Vermont will be announced in late March, 2019. Information about the candidates and details about all of the events below will be available at www.bishopsearchvt.org. Save These Dates Walkabouts                                              A chance to meet the candidates in person and ask …

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Transition Committee Announces Key Details, Upcoming Events in Bishop Transition Process

The Transition Committee is pleased to announce more details about some key events that are a part of the bishop transition process. You’ll find these summarized in a “Save These Dates” notice in this issue of The Mountain. That notice will also be distributed as a printable poster and bulletin insert to be distributed in …

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The Search for the 11th Bishop of The Episcopal Church in Vermont, Key Dates!

The Search for the 11th Bishop of The Episcopal Church in Vermont The slate of candidates who will be nominated for the election of the 11th Bishop of Vermont will be announced in late March, 2019. Information about the candidates and details about all of the events below will be available at www.bishopsearchvt.org. Save These …

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Transition Committee Asks: Do You Have a Question for the Candidates?

Transition Committee Asks: Do You Have a Question for the Candidates? The days are getting longer, January has come and gone, and (for those not hindered by weather) our annual parish meetings are behind us. At those meetings we chose delegates to represent our parishes at Diocesan Convention, like we do every year. What makes this …

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Bishop Transition: January with the Bishop Discernment & Nominating Committee

Bishop Transition: January with the Bishop Discernment & Nominating Committee With Advent and Christmas behind us, the Bishop Discernment & Nominating Committee (BDNC) is again in full swing amid a busy month! We have divided into teams for conducting Zoom interviews with our bishop applicants. Each interview is expected to take 60-75 minutes. The interviews …

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Consider Making a Donation to Help Cover Bishop Election Costs

Consider Making a Donation to Help Cover Bishop Election Costs You are invited to help fund the budget for this Episcopal search. The Standing Committee created a modest budget for our discernment process to elect the 11th Bishop of Vermont. Included in that budget were donations from congregations (download the budget using the link below). …

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Bishop Search Update: What Happens Next?

Bishop Search Update: What Happens Next? The deadline for the application process for the next Bishop of Vermont is this Friday, November 16. Since the special convention at which we’ll elect our next bishop isn’t until May, you may be wondering what happens next and how we’ll get from here to there. The special website …

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What Do an Elephant, a Row of Ducks, and a Baton Have to Do With the Next Bishop of Vermont?

Bishop Transition News What Do an Elephant, a Row of Ducks, and a Baton Have to Do With the Next Bishop of Vermont? The leaders of the process that will bring us the next Bishop of Vermont gave a brief presentation at the recent diocesan convention. Here are a few highlights. The Rev. Rick Swanson, …

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Resolution Setting Forth the Petition Process for the Election of a Bishop Diocesan

THE STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF VERMONT RESOLUTION SETTING FORTH THE PETITION PROCESS FOR THE ELECTION OF A BISHOP DIOCESAN WHEREAS, the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont (the “Diocese”) is conducting a discernment process to elect a new Bishop Diocesan; and WHEREAS, the Episcopal transition process occurs under the supervision and jurisdiction of the Standing Committee …

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