Episode 49 of the How We Do Digital Ministry podcast features The Rt. Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown, Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Vermont. Bishop Shannon and Charlotte Elia discuss praying with The Green Mountain Online Abbey, facilitating difficult conversations on Zoom, discerning the future of the church through loss, and using digital tools to make the wide world a bit more intimate.
“As a church, I think we need to do some work around loss. What does it mean to let go of things? And that will also ultimately help us understand how we are going to be the church in the future.”The Rt. Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown
Listen to the full episode as Bishop Shannon talks about these topics:
(1:08) First Experiments in Digital Ministry
(5:31) Having Hard Conversations Through Zoom
(13:47) The Green Mountain Online Abbey
(24:18) Grieving Loss to Find the Future
(29:37) Experimentation and Collaboration
(34:42) Words of Encouragement
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