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Bishop Transition

Bishop Discernment & Nominating Committee

Bishop Discernment & Nominating Committee (BDNC) Roles & Responsibilities What is the role of the BDNC in the Bishop Transition? Please review the Charge to the Bishop Discernment and Nominating Committee. Click here to read/download the Charge. Chairperson & Chaplain The Standing Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Maggie Thompson from Christ Church, Montpelier, as …

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Seeking Applications for the Bishop Discernment and Nominating Committee

Seeking Applications for the Bishop Discernment and Nominating Committee Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, 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. Each member of the BDNC …

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January 2018 Update from the Standing Committee

January 2018 Update from the Standing Committee Since hearing from Bishop Ely that he plans to retire as our Bishop no later than September 2019, the Standing Committee has been meeting regularly to begin guiding the process of bringing new leadership to the Episcopal Church in Vermont. In Advent, a message from The Rev. Richard …

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Vermont Episcopal Bishop Thomas Ely Announces Plan to Retire

Vermont Episcopal Bishop Thomas Ely Announces Plan to Retire BULRINGTON, VERMONT – The Right Reverend Thomas C. Ely, tenth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont, recently announced his intention to retire and resign his ministry, no later than September 30, 2019. He has agreed to remain in his position until a successor is chosen …

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A Message from the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont

A Message from the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont Advent 2017 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ in the Episcopal Church in Vermont, As you know, our Bishop, Thomas Ely, has announced his intention to resign as Bishop of Vermont no later than the end of September 2019.  In response to that …

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A Message from the Right Reverend Thomas C. Ely, Bishop of Vermont

A Message from the Right Reverend Thomas C. Ely, Bishop of Vermont Advent 2017 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord. (Psalm 122:1) Dear people of the Episcopal Church in Vermont: I was indeed very glad when you said to me, “Come and share in …

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