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Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights, April 13, 2019

By Barbara Johnson The April 13 meeting of the Diocesan Council was called to order by the Right Reverend Thomas C. Ely at 10:00 a.m. Opening devotions, based on The Way of Love were led by Alice Daley, including a brief reflection on the Importance of Welcoming Jesus (Matt. 10:14). The Consent Agenda was approved. …

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Diocesan Council Bishop’s Report, March 7

By the Rt. Rev. Thomas C. Ely 1) The following congregations are in some phase of transition (mostly with respect to calling new clergy leadership): St. James, Arlington, currently served by the Rev. John Miller on an interim basis; St. Thomas & Grace, Brandon, Supply Clergy; St. Paul’s Burlington, the Rev. Laura Bryant, Interim Rector; …

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Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council, February 9, 2019

Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council, February 9, 2019 (1) The following congregations are in some phase of transition (mostly with respect to calling new clergy leadership): St. James, Arlington, currently served by the Rev. John Miller on an interim basis; St. Thomas & Grace, Brandon, Supply Clergy; St. Paul’s Burlington, the Rev. Laura Bryant, Interim Rector; …

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Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights, February 9, 2019

Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights, February 9, 2019 By Dinny Hawskworth A cold wind under bright blue skies accompanied the members of the Diocesan Council on their journey to St. Paul’s in White River Junction. As always the meeting opened with devotions. We spent the morning reviewing reports from Committees. Specifics about the search and upcoming …

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A Letter from Bishop Ely & Diocesan Council to Vermont State Senate Committee on Gov’t Operations

A Letter from Bishop Ely & Diocesan Council to Vermont State Senate Committee on Gov’t Operations On eliminating references to slavery from the Vermont Constitution February 13, 2019 To: Vermont State Senate Committee on Government Operations From: Bishop and Diocesan Council of the Episcopal Church in Vermont Re: PR2 – Declaration of rights; eliminating reference …

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(Video) Racial Justice in Vermont, Proposal to Remove Slavery from Vermont Constitution Presentation by Mark Hughes

(Video) Racial Justice in Vermont, Proposal to Remove Slavery from Vermont Constitution Presentation by Mark Hughes A Live Stream Presentation by Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice For All and Coordinator, Vermont Racial Justice Alliance Saturday, February 9, 2019 1:00 PM Watch the replay at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyCnSZDQkzQ   Article updated on Feb 10, 2019:  Thanks …

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Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights – December 4, 2018

Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights – December 4, 2018 By Maurice L. Harris | Diocesan Communication Minister Bishop Ely called a meeting of Diocesan Council on December 4, 2018, largely in response to a need for Council to consider new Church Insurance policy and rates, as well as the potential enrollment of all diocesan entities in …

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Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council – December 4, 2018

Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council – December 4, 2018 (1) The following congregations are in some phase of transition (mostly with respect to calling new clergy leadership): St. James, Arlington, currently served by the Rev. John Miller on an interim basis; St. Thomas & Grace, Brandon, Supply Clergy; St. Paul’s Burlington The Rev. Laura Bryant, …

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Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights – September 15, 2018

Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights – September 15, 2018 By Marjorie Strong The meeting was called to order by the Rt. Rev. Thomas Ely at 10:00 AM, and opened with devotions led by the Rev. Paul Gratz, followed by approval of the consent agenda. Treasurer Gerry Davis presented his report which contained good news. With two-thirds …

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