Diocese of Vermont

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October 7, 2011

Episcopal churches in storm-battered Vermont have resurrected the spirit of the Pony Express to help victims of late August's historic flooding.

In what became an enduring legend of the American West, Pony Express riders relayed the U.S. mail via horsemen between Missouri and California...

September 1, 2011

Of the 50-some parishes in the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont, Gethsemane Episcopal Church in Proctorsville, where the parish hall lay in unsalvageable ruins and the church itself slipped off its foundation, bore the brunt of structural damage following Hurricane Irene's heavy rains and flooding...

April 23, 2010

Members of the Diocese of Vermont's Earth Stewards Committee accepted an Environmental Merit Award from the New England Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at a ceremony at Boston's Faneuil Hall on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, April 22. The annual EPA awards recognize "...

February 21, 2008

Late last year, I read that Americans spend $20 billion a year on ice cream while the United Nations figures it would take $14 billion and 10 years to provide clean water and basic sanitation and health care for the whole world.

These statistics made me think immediately of life in the...

February 10, 2008

Last Spring, three members of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Chester, Vermont -- Susanna Grannis, Belinda Whipple-Worth and I -- traveled to South Africa and Rwanda. We are all board members of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (CHABHA), and we visited the orphan-support projects the organization...

November 7, 2007

It was a grand, multi-day festivity in Vermont.

While the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont celebrated its 175th anniversary with a weekend of events, marked by a visit from Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, participants never stopped in their awareness of the needs of others,...

November 7, 2007

Delegates and visitors welcomed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori to the 175th annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont, November 2-3 in Burlington, and they celebrated the first anniversary of her investiture as Presiding Bishop. The convention theme, "What ONE Can Do:...

May 14, 2007

The Diocese of Vermont has announced the 2007 Rock Point Summer Camp Program themed "On Our Way," at the Bishop Booth Conference Center located on the shores of Lake Champlain near Burlington, Vermont.

Rock Point Summer Camp, in operation for 26 summers, is a special experience filled...

October 19, 2004

October 19, 2004

 

 

The Report of the Lambeth Commission on Communion, entitled the Windsor Report, was released to the public yesterday at a news conference at Saint Paul's Cathedral in London. The Archbishop of Canterbury established the Lambeth Commission in October...

February 18, 2000

The prospect that Vermont will approve same-sex marriage is exposing a deep rift among the state's religious leaders.

In testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, Roman Catholic Bishop Kenneth Angell said, "Today in Vermont the sacredness of marriage and the family as ordered by...

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