Annual Meeting 2007

Report on the 2007 Annual Meeting

The Vermont Conference Annual Meeting was held in Castleton, VT from May 31-June 2, 2007. There were just under 300 people representing the whole state present at the event. The weather was great and many said it was the best meeting they had been to in years. The following story and pictures give a small synopsis of the weekend. I apologize if your computer can’t handle the pictures, we wanted to try and share this great event with as many as possible, and encourage everyone to attend next year. Thanks!

Annual Meeting Notes: '07 at Castleton. Vermont throws our own 50th birthday party for the UCC. Dinner together and dancing to Mark LeGrand and the music of the 50's kicked off a weekend of celebration, fellowship, fun, worship, and some business, too. We caught a glimpse or two of these 50 years of our life together in a wonderful photo exhibit organized by Bob Eddy. We honored folk who have been to most of the last 50 annual meetings. We commissioned a Conference Minister Search Committee, and voted in officers. We received encouraging financial reports and voted for a balanced budget. And in a keynote address by Rev Elizabeth Nordbeck and sermon by Rev David Schoen we were challenged to recognize who we are today and to move forward while remembering to learn from our past.
Since she will have left us by Annual Meeting '08, we took a moment to thank our Interim Conference Minister, Rev Susan Henderson, for her outstanding and faithful service.

And most importantly we came together again as the Vermont Conference United Church of Christ to worship God, in old and new ways, in song and word and sacrament. Thanks Be to God!

(Mark your calendars! The next Annual Meeting will be Thursday May 29th to Saturday May 31st at Castleton State College. See you there!)-Ann Vivian-

Annual Meeting and Synod Banner


Worship Service


Interim Conference Minister Rev. Susan A. Henderson and Associate Conference Minister Rev. Pamela Y. Lucas greet delegates during opening session


Conference Mininster Search Committee


Conference President Ann Vivian leads plenary session


Youth Delegates & Leader Rev. John Weatherhogg


2007 Annual Meeting Logo



Annual Meeting Planning Committee:

Mike Ford, Chris Heintz, Amy Pitton (chairperson), Amanda Swoyer, Susan Tarolli, Ann Vivian

Worship Committee:

Will Burhans, Sam Guarrnaccia, Sami McRae, Amanda Swoyer, Tracy Weatherhogg


Jeremy Schrauf


Cindy Tolman


Annual Meeting Info

Minutes of 2007 Annual Meeting

To read the draft minutes of the 2007 Annual Meeting, please click here.

Rev. Elizabeth Nordbeck, Moses Brown Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Andover Newton Theological School was the Keynote Speaker at our 2007 Annual Meeting. She offered insights into the historical roots and precedents of today’s trends in American religion.
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