Farewell, Welcome and Blessings

Pastoral transitions since the 2021 Vermont Conference Annual Meeting

Departing Pastors

Rev. William Bartholomew retired and completed his ministry with Brandon Congregational Church.


Rev. Peter Hammond completed his interim ministry with Stowe Community Church


Ms. Theresa Lever and Nancy Fowler completed their interim ministry at

Berlin Congregational Church.


Rev. Susan Scott is completing her interim ministry with Norwich Congregational Church.


Rev. Barbara Purinton is completing her transitional/interim ministry with Weybridge Congregational Church.

Arriving Pastors

Rev. Sara Rossing was called as pastor of Brandon Congregational Church, Brandon, VT


Rev. Devon Thomas was called as pastor of Second Congregational Church, Hyde Park, VT


Rev. Dan Haugh - called as Pastor at Stowe Community Church


Rev. Julie Lombard- called as Pastor at United Church of Northfield


Rev. Alison Young called as Pastor of Berlin First Congregational Church


Mr. Michael Dwyer was called to be the settled pastor of the Pittsford Congregational Church.


Ms. Caryne Eskridge – was called as Pastor of the Weybridge Congregational Church


Ms. Michelle Fountain called as Pastor of the United Church of Ludlow


Rev. Jonathan Hauze called as Pastor of Norwich Congregational Church


Mr. Matt Deen called as pastor of Marlboro Congregational Church

In Memorium


Mr. Michael Mario, First Congregational Church, Springfield, VT


Rev. Leigh McCaffrey, Barre Congregational Church


Rev. Dr. Ezra Chapola, Old South Church, Windsor Orange Association 


Mark Wilson, Waitsfield UCC , Village Meeting House

Ecclesiastical Council