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Daily Prayer with the Green Mountain Online Abbey

I didn’t expect to start a congregation at the outset of the pandemic. But in an emergency situation, you gather and you pray together. Since March 2020, that’s what we have been doing in a community we now call the Green Mountain Online Abbey. Join us for prayer at 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8:00 p.m. Sunday.

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An Update from the Diocesan Covid Response Team: March 16, 2022

Dear Members of the Diocese of Vermont, “Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2 Throughout the pandemic we have been guided by our theology of the Body — that in Jesus Christ we are one Body, called to work together in love and care for all,

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Update from the Diocesan Covid Response Team

On January 6, the Covid Response Team sent the following letter to clergy and congregational leaders. Greetings to you and your congregations in this New Year and new season of our life together. Given the rapid rise in COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations, as well as COVID-19 positivity rates across Vermont, the Covid Response Team

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Clarification of requirements and guidance from the Covid Response Team in the midst of rising case rates, hospitalizations, and deaths in Vermont

The following is a summary of requirements and guidance contained in the Team’s letter of Nov. 30, 2021: Full Vaccination (including boosters) is: Required for lectors, preachers, choir members, altar assistants/servers, ushers, and DHOs (Designated Health Officers) Strongly recommended (expected) for all who enter the church building. Continuous Masking (fitted over nose and mouth) and

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An Update from the Diocesan Covid Response Team

In light of Vermont’s current elevated Covid case numbers and positivity rates, and predictions for the coming months, the Covid Response Team offers the following updated guidance for diocesan congregations: About Vaccination: It is now our expectation that everyone attending church in-person indoors, for whom a vaccine is available and possible, will be fully vaccinated

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A Message from the Diocesan Covid Response Team

Dear friends in Christ in the Episcopal churches in Vermont: As the COVID-19 case counts surge due to the delta variant, we write to you at this critical time to remind each of us of the important need to continue our best health and safety practices. We are fortunate in Vermont to have the highest

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Guidelines for Church Feeding Programs and use of Church Kitchens

Guidelines for Church Feeding Programs and use of Church Kitchens

From the Diocesan Restart Team Guidelines for Church Feeding Programs and use of Church Kitchens There is an urgent need to serve those who are hungry in our communities, especially as many will lose temporary hotel/motel housing at the end of June. It is not necessary for a congregation to have an approved Phase 4

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