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Morning Prayer Leadership Course: Save the Dates

The Liturgy Commission of the Diocese of Vermont will offer a 4-session Morning Prayer leadership training course Tuesday evenings, January 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Zoom. This course is open to those who have been recommended by their priest or, in congregations with no priest, their senior warden. Congregations

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Diocesan Advent Devotional Now Available

The Rev. adwoa Wilson, the Green Mountain Online Abbey‘s vicar for discipleship and formation, has created a diocesan Advent devotional booklet (updated version as of 11/25/22) for parishes and individuals. “In it, many voices from across the diocese will be represented as they wrestle with the hope and discomfort of Revelation,” Wilson says. Titled “Even Now, Come Lord Jesus,”

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Diocesan Advent Series: Wrestling with Revelation

The Rev. adwoa Wilson, the Green Mountain Online Abbey‘s new vicar for discipleship and formation, will offer a series focused on the Book of Revelation during Advent. “Why the Book of Revelation? Well, before Advent was relegated to its stature as a pre-Christmas opening act, it was for the church a precious season of promise

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Helping Refugee Families Make a New Home

By Annie Landenberger The apartment had been intended as temporary shelter, but eight months after a family of Afghan refugees moved in, it shows signs of hominess, especially when Zakira, a first-year high school student, whose family fled Afghanistan at the end of the U.S. war there, set out pistachios and olives for tea. “School

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Beginning to Thrive: 2022 Bishop’s Appeal

A letter from Bishop Shannon Dear People of God in the Diocese of Vermont: The Book of Proverbs tells us, “Where there is no vision, the people perish” (Proverbs 29:18). As I reflect on the work of the Diocese of Vermont this year, I am compelled to flip the verse: “Where there is a vision,

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Kelly Kimball Named Rock Point Commons Executive Director

Kelly Kimball, a Burlington resident with 20 years of worldwide experience in supporting donor-funded local development programs, has been named executive director of Rock Point Commons, Bishop Shannon MacVean-Brown, president of the Rock Point board, announced today. Kimball, an associate in the government and democracy sector at Tetra Tech ARD in Burlington, has worked extensively

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Video: 2022 Investment Committee Meeting

The Investment Committee of the Trustees of the Diocese held their annual briefing for congregations on October 17 via Zoom. Investment managers Michael McCormack and Brigette White along with Chair of the Trustees of the Diocese Sarah Cowan, Investment Committee Chair Ellen McCulloch-Lovell, other members of the Investment Committee, and Diocesan Treasurer Paul Horn discussed the

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In Memoriam: The Rt. Rev. Mary Adelia Rosamond McLeod

The Rt. Rev. Mary Adelia Rosamond McLeod, the first female diocesan bishop in the history of the Episcopal Church, died today at her home in Charleston, West Virginia.  She was 84. McLeod was ordained as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Vermont amidst a blinding snowstorm on All Saints Day in 1993 and served

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Diocesan Convention Saturday Programming Recording

The in-person portion of diocesan convention took place Saturday, October 8 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Burlington from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Download the liturgy bulletin and watch a recording below or by using this link. Learn more diocesan convention, including the October 13 business session, on the convention webpage.

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