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Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council, August 2, 2017

Bishop’s Report to Diocesan Council, August 2, 2017 (1) I ordained Kathy Hartman, Christ Church, Bethel to the sacred order of priests on July 28th. Kathy is a member of the Christ Church Local Ministry Support Team. (2) The Standing Committee approved the ordination application of Paul Moberly and I will ordain him as a

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Communications Minister’s Report to Diocesan Council, August 2, 2017

Communications Minister’s Report to Diocesan Council, August 2, 2017 By Maurice L. Harris | Diocesan Communications Minister (1) Drafted and pitched press release about Stowe sisters leading July 4 service, which was picked up by VT Digger: https://vtdigger.org/2017/06/20/stowe-sisters-lead-july-2-service/ (2) Drafted and pitched press release about the Rev. Mark Thompson being named priest-in-partnership in Arlington, which

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Canon’s Report to Diocesan Council, August 2, 2017

Canon’s Report to Diocesan Council, August 2, 2017 TO: Diocesan Council FROM: Lynn Bates DATE: August 2, 2017 RE: Canon’s Report to Diocesan Council Since the Council meeting on June 17, here are some highlights: On June 26, we welcomed Pamela Van de Graaf to the diocesan office, her first day as a member the

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Diocesan Council Reports Progress in May 20 Meeting

Diocesan Council Reports Progress in May 20 Meeting Diocesan Council is the legislative arm of the diocese between conventions and consists of the Bishop as Chair, ex officio; the Canon to the Ordinary, ex officio; the Chancellor, ex officio; the Diocesan Treasurer, ex officio; and three members elected by each of the five Mission Districts.

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Diocesan Council Reports Progress in April 27 Meeting

Diocesan Council Reports Progress in April 27 Meeting Diocesan Council is the legislative arm of the diocese between conventions and consists of the Bishop as Chair, ex officio; the Chancellor, ex officio; and three members elected by each of the five Mission Districts. Council meetings are open to all people of the Diocese. The next

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Diocesan Council Report for December 17, 2016

Diocesan Council Report for December 17, 2016 By Paul Gratz The newly elected Diocesan Council met by teleconference on Saturday, December 17, 2016, to deal with some year-end work prior to their January 2017 organizational retreat. The regular meeting business included the October meeting minutes, the Bishop’s Report, and Financial Reports through November. At the

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Diocesan Council Attends 2015 Retreat

1/10/2015 The 2015 Diocesan Council just finished an overnight retreat at Bishop Booth Conference Center at Rock Point in Burlington. This group of clergy and lay leaders is looking forward to a positive and productive year ahead! The Episcopal Church in Vermont Diocesan Council, 2015

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Ecclesiasticus Meditation

Ecclesiasticus Meditation

What’s on the next page of the ever-unfolding story of our common life together as the Episcopal Church in Vermont? Opening Reflection: Ecclesiasticus (The Wisdom of Sirach) 44: 1-2, 8-15 NRSV HYMN IN HONOR OF OUR ANCESTORS 1 Let us now sing the praises of famous people, our ancestors in their generations. 2 The Lord

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Ministry and Money in Motion – June 29, 2013

Ministry and Money in Motion – June 29, 2013

MISSION AND MONEY IN MOTION TRINITY CHURCH RUTLAND JUNE 29, 2013 “What’s on the next page of the ever-unfolding story of our common life together as the Episcopal Church in Vermont?” SUMMARIES OF TABLE DISCUSSIONS Table 1: How do you bring a “giving” energy into more of our life? What does death (of a congregation)

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2013 Diocesan Council Priorities

2013 Diocesan Council Priorities

2013 Diocese of Vermont Diocesan Council Priorities Adopted April 6, 2013 The Diocesan Council of the Episcopal Church in Vermont adopts as priorities for action in 2013: Social Justice: Identify social justice issues facing the church and the world that are of particular concern to the Episcopal Church in Vermont. The priority focus for 2013

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