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Bishop Transition

Elected Bishops in the Episcopal Church More Than 200 Years of History

Elected Bishops in the Episcopal Church More Than 200 Years of History By Eric Davis The process that will culminate in the election of the 11th Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Vermont is now underway. We will be following a set of practices for electing bishops that can be traced back to the very …

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BDNC Holy Listening Sessions Are Underway!

BDNC Holy Listening Sessions Are Underway! Share your thoughts, ideas, experiences and imaginings as part the search for the 11th Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Vermont… The Bishop Discernment & Nominating Committee (BDNC) invites you to a Holy Listening session to share your thoughts, ideas, experiences and imaginings for our future as the Episcopal …

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Update from the Bishop Discernment & Nominating Committee

Update from the Bishop Discernment & Nominating Committee In the wake of ice storms, Easter and Holy Week, finally on Saturday, April 28, the Bishop Discernment & Nominating Committee (BDNC) had its first meeting since our joint retreat with the Standing Committee in March. We are coalescing as a solid group with a broad range …

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Dancing in the Dark: Gifts of the Unknown

Dancing in the Dark: Gifts of the Unknown By the Rev. Carole Wageman Greetings! My name is the Rev. Carole Wageman and I have been called to serve in the role of Chaplain alongside those who are engaged with the bishop discernment, election, and transition process that will eventually culminate in an invitation to someone …

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Update from Joint Retreat of the Standing Committee and Bishop Discernment and Nominating Committee

Update from Joint Retreat of the Standing Committee and Bishop Discernment and Nominating Committee From the Standing Committee The Standing Committee and the Bishop Discernment and Nominating Committee (BDNC) came together for a two-day retreat at the Cathedral of St. Paul in Burlington, March 16-17. The retreat was led by the Rev. Gary Butterworth, our …

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Standing Committee Update: Updated BDNC List & Next Steps

Standing Committee Update: Updated BDNC List & Next Steps In the previous edition of The Mountain, we listed the members of the Bishop’s Discernment & Nominating Committee. And just prior to that, we announced that Maggie Thompson will be serving as BDNC Chair and the Rev. Carole Wageman as Chaplain for the Standing Committee, BDNC, …

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Bishop Transition – Anticipated Timeline

Bishop Transition – Anticipated Timeline Throughout the process of selecting the next Bishop of Vermont, the Standing Committee is committed to keep everyone informed each step of the way and to be as clear and transparent as possible throughout the process. Consistent with our commitment, we are providing our anticipated timeline of activities through 2018 …

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Standing Committee Update: BDNC Progress & Anticipated Timeline of Activities

Standing Committee Update: BDNC Progress & Anticipated Timeline of Activities The Standing Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Maggie Thompson, from Christ Church, Montpelier, as the chairperson for the Bishop’s Discernment and Nominating Committee (BDNC). Maggie brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership skills to this important position as the process moves forward …

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An Update from the Standing Committee with Anticipated Timeline of Events

An Update from the Standing Committee with Anticipated Timeline of Events Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, As a reminder, the Standing Committee is requesting applications to serve on the Bishop Discernment and Nominating Committee (BDNC). The deadline for applications is February 15, 2018. Ten members of the BDNC will be selected by the Standing Committee by March 1. …

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