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Rock Point Commons Executive Director Position Announcement

Seeking an Executive Director for our operation at Rock Point in Burlington, Vermont. Rock Point Commons Director will serve as Chief Executive Officer for the Commons and its entities, including a conference center and a camp. The Director is charged with building a self-sustaining ministry of the Episcopal Church in Vermont. The Director reports to …

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St. James Arlington Announces 2019 Norman’s Attic Celebration, August 3

24th ANNUAL CELEBRATION : SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 9 AM TO 4 PMNOW SEEKING VENDORS! Download an application: PDF | Word Time to Gear Up for Norman’s Attic! Norman’s Attic, listed as one of Yankee Magazine’s top Vermont summer events, is returning to the Arlington town green on Saturday, August 3rd , from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., with …

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Humanitarian Crises, Racism and the Jesus Movement: Moving Forward

By Sylvia Knight On Sunday, June 16, about 100 people gathered at the Unitarian-Universalist Church in Montpelier to learn about the humanitarian crises in Central America and at the US-Mexico border and about ways that they could help. Speakers addressed complex legalities of immigration and asylum, efforts underway to help those seeking asylum in Vermont, …

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Rock Point Board Announces Key Leadership Changes at Rock Point Commons

The new staffing model is a milestone in Rock Point’s continuing journey toward long-term sustainability FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact:Maurice L. HarrisDiocesan Communications Ministermharris@diovermont.orgTel: (802) 451-0249 Burlington, Vermont – The Rock Point Board today announced a new staffing model for Rock Point Commons designed to align key leaders with four roles focused on …

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Subcommittee on Eucharistic Prayer C Seeks Ideas for Possible Changes: Your Feedback Wanted!

Last summer, at the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, the House of Bishops and House of Deputies both passed Resolution D078, Authorize Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Expansive Language) for Trial Use, which provided expansive language for Eucharistic Prayers A, B and D. However, many deputies and bishops felt that Eucharistic Prayer C needed additional …

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Introducing Vermont Interfaith Power & Light’s Watershed Manuals

A Message from Vermont Interfaith Power & Light We live in a watershed moment for the planet and for religious congregations. The threatening planetary water crisis demands a strong response. Congregations who engage in water-focused activities, education, and worship respond faithfully to the need to care for Earth and its waters, and they become engaged …

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Archdeacon Catherine Cooke Receives St. Stephen Recognition

On June 7, Archdeacon Catherine Cooke was named a recipient of the Recognition of Diaconal Ministry in the Tradition of St. Stephen conferred by the Association for Episcopal Deacons at the organization’s Triennial Conference in Providence, RI. St. Stephen honorees demonstrate a deep commitment to the ministry of servanthood following the practice of St. Stephen …

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Plan to Attend ‘Our Benefactors, Their Legacies and the Future: Annual Stakeholders’ Meeting’ Online or by Phone, July 11

The Trustees of the Diocese cordially invite all members of The Episcopal Church in Vermont to a one-hour web conference on July 11 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting will be to review the performance of accounts invested in the Diocesan Unit Fund Trust, commonly known as the Unit Fund. The …

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The Election of an Episcopal Bishop: The Consent Process

By the Rev. Thad Bennett One of the great things about being an Episcopal Church is that we are serious about being one denomination, being inclusive and following good process. Thus, after the election of a bishop, the Standing Committee is charged with obtaining consents to the election from a majority of Standing Committees of …

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A Greeting from Bishop-elect Shannon MacVean-Brown

Please view this video at https://vimeo.com/341024607. The video is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. A complete transcript is provided below. Contact communications@diovermont.org for additional assistance. Transcript Dear people of the Episcopal Church in Vermont, I cannot begin to adequately express how overjoyed I am that you have elected me to be your next bishop. I …

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