Diocese of Vermont

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July 17, 2019

La Diócesis Episcopal de Vermont recibió una notificación del Obispo Presidente y Primado Michael B. Curry y del Registrador de la Convención General, el Reverendo Canónigo Michael Barlowe, de que la obispa electa Shannon MacVean-Brown ha recibido la mayoría requerida de consentimientos en el...

July 17, 2019

The Episcopal Diocese of Vermont has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop-Elect Shannon MacVean-Brown has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent...

December 5, 2017

The Right Rev. Thomas C. Ely, bishop of the Diocese of Vermont, announced his retirement.

[The Episcopal Church in Vermont — Burlington, Vermont] The Right Reverend Thomas C. Ely, tenth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont, recently announced his intention...

November 13, 2017

By: The Rev. Jackie Arbuckle, Deacon

The overarching purpose of our UTO grant was to gather people from a wide and diverse cross-section of the larger community to help “jump-start” the three-year Land Use and 10-year Forestry Plans. We originally planned to have two half-time coordinators for six months: one for the gardens at...

June 18, 2017

[Diocese of Vermont] When asked to describe the Old Christ Church in Bethel, Vermont, two parishioners recently wrote, “just pulling in the driveway you get the sense that this is no ordinary building.” Built in 1823, the historic structure lacks electricity, heat and plumbing, which certainly...

January 9, 2017

The 35-tracker, 147-kilowatt solar array is expected to produce slightly more energy than is consumed on the Rock Point property in Burlington, Vermont. Photo: Diocese of Vermont

[Diocese of Vermont] The Episcopal Church in Vermont recently completed its purchase of the Solar...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Vermont] My context as bishop of Vermont and my relationship with the people of Vermont have significantly shaped my understanding with regard to our marriage canons and marriage liturgies. Having served on the Marriage Task Force and the Standing Commission on Liturgy and...

June 22, 2014

From left, Monsignor Roland Rivard, the Rev. Lynn Bujnak, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, Bishop Thomas Ely and Rabbi Joshua Chasan. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Vermont

[Episcopal Diocese of Vermont] On June 20, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) held a news...

October 19, 2012

The Donahue family signals thanks to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, FEMA and their landlord for making the necessary replacements and repairs at the home they rent in Sharon, Vermont, after Hurricane Irene. Photo/Dick Davis

[Episcopal News Service] A year ago, members of Episcopal...

May 3, 2012

Vermont Bishop Thomas Ely asks God’s blessing on the Rock Point School solar installation as the 35 panels rise from their horizontal “sleep” position and turn towards the morning sun. Photo/Anne Clarke Brown

[Diocese of Vermont] As thirty-five solar panels turned into position behind...

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