Farewell, Welcome and Blessings

Pastoral transitions since the 2019 Vermont Conference Annual Meeting

Departing Pastors

Rev. Dr. WendyJane Summers - resigned as Pastor at Second Congregational Church of Hyde Park

 

Rev. Dr. Marisa Laviola - called as Associate Conference Minister for Congregational Transitions, Penn Central Conference, PA

 

Rev. Michael Caldwell - resigned as Interim Pastor of First Congregational Church of Newbury and Wells RIver Congregational Church

 

Rev. Cindy Batten - retired as Pastor of West Newbury Congregational Church

 

Rev. Mary Brownlow - retired as Pastor of Norwich Congregational Church

 

Ms. Sherry Baer - resigned as licensed Pastor of United Church of Northfield

 

Rev. Charlie Purinton resigned as Interim Pastor at Second Congregational Church of Hyde Park

 

Rev. Bert Marshall ended his interim ministry at Barre Congregational Church upon the arrival of their new called Pastor Rev. Leigh McCaffrey

 

Rev. Lucia Jackson retired as Pastor of the First Congregational Church of Hartland

 

Rev. Barbara Purinton completed her ministry as Bridge Pastor at Waitsfield United Church of Christ upon the arrival of their new pastor Rev. Mark Winters

Arriving Pastors

Rev. Mark Daniels Wilson - called as Pastor at Waitsfield United Church of Christ

 

Rev. Ezra Chapola - called as Pastor and Teacher at Old South Church in Windsor

 

Rev.  James Mills - called as Pastor and Teacher at First Congregational Church of Fair Haven


Ms. Theresa Lever - called as licensed Transitional Co-Pastor at First Congregational Church of Berlin

 

Rev. Peter Heinrichs - called as Interim Pastor at Norwich Congregational Church

 

Rev. Cass Poulos - called as Pastor at Post Mills Congregational Church

 

Rev. Alberta Wallace - called as Interim Minister at Grace Congregational Church in Rutland

 

Rev. Elliott Munn - called as Pastor at Congregational Church of Vergennes

 

Rev. Leigh McCaffrey - called as Pastor at Barre Congregational Church

 

Amy Davin - called as Pastor of First Congregational Church in Hartland

 

Rev. Lava Mueller - called as Hospice Chaplain, Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire

In Memorium

Rev. Ray Harwick

 

Betty Stone Ludwig

 

Rev. John Nutting

Installations

Rev. Elissa Johnk - First Congregational Church of Burlington

 

Rev. Elizabeth Gleich - Congregational Church of Middlebury

Ecclesiastical Council

Lava Mueller - granted status of Ordination Pending Call by Windsor-Orange Association