Episcopal Diocese of Vermont

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Diocese of Vermont
Diocese of Vermont shield.png
CountryUnited States
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince I
Members5,674 (2019)
DenominationEpiscopal Church
EstablishedSeptember 20, 1790
CathedralCathedral of St Paul
Current leadership
BishopShannon MacVean-Brown
Location of the Diocese of Vermont
Location of the Diocese of Vermont

The Episcopal Diocese of Vermont is the diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the state of Vermont. It was the first diocese in the Episcopal Church to elect a woman, Mary Adelia Rosamond McLeod, as diocesan bishop.

The see city is Burlington, where the Cathedral Church of St. Paul is located.


On May 18, 2019, the church elected Shannon MacVean-Brown to succeed Ely as the eleventh Bishop of Vermont. Macvean-Brown was consecrated on September 28th, 2019 in Ira Allen Chapel in Burlington.[2]Macvean-Brown is the first African-American Bishop of Vermont.[2]

Diocesan churches of historical interest[edit]

Present or former diocesan churches listed on the National Register of Historic Places include:


  1. ^ Episcopal News Service, The Episcopal Church in Vermont announces slate of candidates for 11th bishop diocesan, 25 March 2019
  2. ^ a b "2019 Electing Convention Archive". The Episcopal Church in Vermont. 2019-05-20. Retrieved 2019-07-29.

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Coordinates: 44°00′N 72°42′W / 44°N 72.7°W / 44; -72.7