The Mountain E-News
October 15th, 2014
NewsEpiscopal Church in Vermont News
Jimmie Sue Deppe Ordained

From Bishop Ely (via Twitter): "Jimmie Sue Deppe is our newest priest! Ordained tonight at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Grosse Pointe, MI." Click here to see more photos!

Bishop Ely: Tweets from Taiwan (and home to VT!)

Following Bishop Ely's visit to Japan, he and Ann traveled back to Taiwan for another week with Bishop David Lai and his wifi Lili, who were their hosts for an extended time of visitation, conversation and presence with the people of that diocese. Click here to see updates and photos he shared via Twitter, including his visits to Sun Moon Lake, Buddhist Temple Xuan Zang, St. John's Cathedral (Taipei), Chung Tai Museum, Pilgrim Chapel of St. Mary in Deyang Village, and St. James Taichung.

Christ Church Montpelier Featured on Fox44 Local News

The Rev. Paul Habersang was among those interviewed for this story about the effort to repair and preserve Christ Church. This piece also offered a peek at the soon-to-be-opened public radiant-heated courtyard. Click here to watch the video and read the story.
In this Issue
Ministry Fair
Rock Point Meeting
Diocesan Council Meeting
Advent Retreat
The Once and Future Church
NECS Stewardship Conf.
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EventsUpcoming Diocesan Events & Reminders
Ministry Fair: "Discovering God in the Neighborhood"
Saturday, October 18th, 2014 9:00am
Taking place at St. Paul's, White River Junction. Click here to read more.

Rock Point Intentional Community Meeting
Saturday, October 18th, 2014  11:00am
This is the first Intentional Community following our retreat. Click here to read more.

Diocesan Council Meeting
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014  7:00pm - 9:00pm
This will be a video conference meeting.

2014 Diocesan Convention
Friday, October 31st, 2014  - Saturday, November 1st, 2014
Visit to find out more.

Let Heaven & Nature Sing: Advent Retreat 
Friday, December 5th - Sunday, December 7th, 2014
This retreat is designed for hands-on experiential meditations with nature. Following our gathered time of song, music and spoken meditations, you will be invited to spend time with the natural world. Read more and Register

The Once and Future Church 
Thursday, December 11th - Saturday, December 13th, 2014
Christian Formation for a Changing Church. Wondering how to inspire faith in your community? Want to keep church relevant in the 21st Century? You won't want to miss this workshop!  Read more and Register

NECS Stewardship Conference
Friday, April 17th - 18th, 2015
Keynote speakers: The Right Reverend Michael Curry &  Ben Stroup. Applications for CS&R for expense and registration are due January 15th. Read More
ConventionConvention 2014 - Equipped for the Journey: Formation for Mission
October 31st - November 1st - Jay Peak Resort

Ministry Fair: Finding God in the Neighborhood: Saturday, October 18th at St. Paul's, White River Junction.

Did you miss the October 5th VIT budget, business and resolutions presentation? No problem! Click here to watch the video

Convention Housing

If you are interested in offering your room to be shared with other delegates, please contact Kathleen Moore at If you are looking for a room to share, click here to find the current listings and contact information. 

Find Out More About Convention 2014

Convention guest Sharon Ely Pearson will discuss "Making Time for God: Nurturing a Life of Faith" at Cathedral Church of St. Paul on Sunday, November 2nd, at 2pm. Find out more
EmploymentEmployment Opportunities
Interim Rock Point Summer Camp Director
The Interim Rock Point Summer Camp Director (Interim Director) is called by and is responsible to the Bishop of Vermont. This position is year-round with seasonal fluctuations in the amount of time required. It is expected the position will be full-time while camp is in session and the weeks before and after camp, and part-time the remainder of the year, as required to complete the responsibilities of the position. This is a seasonal position and not eligible for benefits. Click here to read more and download the full position posting.

Christ Church Montpelier Organist
Christ Church Montpelier is seeking an organist. For details, please contact Maggie Thompson at (802) 454-4635.
EpiscopalVTEventsEpiscopal Church in Vermont Events: October 15th - November 3rd

Saturday, October 18th: 9:00am

Saturday, October 18th: 9:00am

Saturday, October 18th: 11:00am

Tuesday, October 21st: 12:00pm

Friday, October 31st - Saturday, November 1st

Friday, October 31st: 7:30pm

Sunday, October 5th: 2:00pm

Sunday, November 2nd: 2:00pm