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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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Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council – September 15, 2018

Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council – September 15, 2018 (1) There were no personnel changes in the period since our last Diocesan Council meeting. (2) 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 …

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Communications Minister’s Report to Diocesan Council  -September 15, 2018

Communications Minister’s Report to Diocesan Council  -September 15, 2018 (1) As Diocesan Convention nears, much of my work has centered around the production of Pre-Convention and Convention related videos and presentations. As of this writing, I am wrapping up the production of six Pre-Convention videos to familiarize delegates with Convention processes, protocols, program, nominations, and resolutions. …

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Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council – July 24, 2018

Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council – July 24, 2018 (1) There were no personnel changes in the period since our last Diocesan Council meeting. (2) The following congregations are in some phase of transition (mostly with respect to calling new clergy leadership): St. Thomas & Grace, Brandon, Supply Clergy; St. Andrew’s, Colchester, the Rev. Robert …

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Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights – July 24, 2018

Diocesan Council Meeting Highlights – July 24, 2018 By Kathy Hartman The July 24 meeting was called to order by the Rt. Rev. Thomas Ely at 7:00 PM. Kathy Hartman led the opening devotions. The Consent Agenda was approved. We all congratulated Maurice Harris on the recent awarding of the honorary title Dr. Maurice Harris, …

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Treasurer’s Report to Diocesan Council- August 26, 2018

Treasurer’s Report to Diocesan Council- August 26, 2018 The Diocesan Council will not meet in August, but I thought the members might appreciate a brief interim report on the status of our finances for FY2018. We will meet September 15 to consider the FY2019 budget proposal in detail, and I expect to provide more current …

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Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council – June 30, 2018

Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council – June 30, 2018 (1) The Rev. John Perry was called as Rector (previously Priest in Partnership) at Saint John the Baptist Church in Hardwick, effective June 1, 2018. (2) The Rev. Dr. Robert K. Leopold is now serving as Interim Priest to serve at Saint Andrew’s, Colchester, starting July …

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