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CARES Act 2020: Information for Congregations

Note: This post has been updated to reflect new information about the Payroll Protection Program released on the evening of April 2. The “CARES Act” – S.3548 “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” – was passed by Congress and signed by the President on Friday March 27, 2020.  The purpose of the Act is …

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Online Prayer with Bishop Shannon

Join Bishop Shannon for daily online prayer. Recordings Palm Sunday (April 5): Watch a recording of the service on YouTube and download the order of service. Monday, April 6  Download the 8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer order of service for Monday, April 6 | Join by using this link: https://zoom.us/j/531110497?pwd=dU9uYnUvUWxDK0lGc2FaN2pTMHVEZz09 or by dialing in from any phone using the …

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Closing Church Buildings During the Stay At Home, Stay Safe Order

Dear People of God in the Diocese of Vermont, Yesterday, Governor Scott issued a “ Stay at Home, Stay Safe” order . The order went into effect at 5:00 p.m. today and is set to expire April 15. It directs Vermonters to “stay at home, leaving only for essential reasons, critical to health and safety.” It also requires the …

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From Bishop Shannon: Cancelling Public In-Person Worship

Dear ones: As you are likely aware, this evening Governor Scott issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency in Vermont . While the news from government and public health authorities seems to be in a constant state of change, it has become clear that as Christians, we have a responsibility to do anything we can to …

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The Restoration Project Lenten Book Study: Join Bishop Shannon Online on March 5

In her Lenten message, Bishop Shannon issued an invitation to join her in reading “The Restoration Project: A Benedictine Path to Wisdom, Strength, and Love,” by Christopher H. Martin. The book is available in print, ebook and audiobook formats. Hopkins Bookshop at Trinity Shelburne has ordered several copies. Email Jenny Ogelby to order a copy. “My prayer is that ‘The Restoration …

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“Guidelines for a constructive church”: Bishop Shannon’s Black History Month Sermon

Bishop Shannon preached the following sermon at the Anglican Diocese of Montréal’s Christ Church Cathedral for its Black History Month Celebration. Video of the sermon is available on YouTube. As Black History month comes to a close, I have to tell you, I always feel slighted that the history of my people is relegated to …

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Here Comes the Big Dreamer: Bishop Shannon’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Sermon

Bishop Shannon preached this sermon at St. Paul’s, White River Junction, on January 19 for the Commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here comes the big dreamer. Come on now, let’s kill him, and we’ll say he was an enemy of God and the state. Then we will see what becomes of …

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