Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Rock Point Partners and Friends ~ Fall 2018 Newsletter




Rock Point Partners & Friends
Fall 2018
Rock Point and Arms Forest Coalition Goal: Conserve and Steward with Improved Public Access For All
By Rock Point Communications

The Rock Point and Arms Forest Coalition – which includes Parks Foundation of Burlington, the Lake Champlain Land Trust, the Episcopal Church in Vermont, and the City of Burlington – announced the goal of permanently protecting critical... Read more at Rock Point and Arms Forest Coalition
Partnership Campaign Goal Exceeded
By Craig Smith

The Rock Point Partnership Campaign exceeded the $1.7 million goal with $1,930,927 given and pledged to date from 171 donors, both individuals and parishes. Projects funded previously by the Partnership Campaign include:...Read more at Partnership Campaign Goal Exceeded
BC Community Housing LLC / Cambrian Rise Pledges $100,000 to Rock Point
By Rock Point Communications

During his 18 years as the Episcopal Bishop of Vermont, the Rt. Rev. Thomas C. Ely has consistently proclaimed the importance of the Church’s Rock Point property as an example of environmental stewardship in the wider Burlington community. Today his message comes at a particularly sensitive time...Read More at BC Community Housing LLC / Cambrian Rise Pledges
Meet Out Volunteers








Katharine Montstream is a landscape painter from Burlington, Vermont. She grew up painting in Old Wethersfield, Connecticut, and then went to college to ski at the University of Colorado Boulder. After Katharine graduated, she....
Rock Point Pollinator Docent Trish Denton writes, produces, and directs stage productions. Trish has an innate sense of storytelling and loves folklore and fairy tales. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, she moved to Vermont to pursue a Bachelor's degree at Goddard College...r
Read More at Meet Our Volunteers
Volunteer Update
By Jackie Arbuckle

Since our last issue, we have added our third volunteer team to Rock Point’s official corps of volunteers. Seven Conference Center (BBCC) Hosts in their distinctive burgundy T-shirts are contributing much needed help in making the Conference Center operate smoothly and peacefully. What are they doing...Read more at Volunteer Update
Camp Stories
By Sherry Osborn

What better way to learn a bit about Rock Point Camp - Summer 2018 than to hear a few stories! Happily we continue to grow the camp and had the joy of serving 138 campers. That's an increase from 116 in 2017. Forty two percent received scholarship support. We rely heavily on the generosity of so many...Read more at Camp Stories
(Re)Connect with Rock Point Camp!
By Peter Carey

Calling all Rock Point Camp Alumni, former Staff, and Friends! We are excited to be coordinating efforts to connect Rock Point Camp folks. As a first step, we are assembling contact information of anyone interested in reconnecting with Rock Point Camp, and/or connecting with old friends. To share your information...Read More at (Re)Connect with Rock Point Camp! ... Read more at Rock Point Camp
And it's not even Kansas... 
By David McKay

The new house for the Property Manager of Rock Point was lowered on to its foundation on Monday, September 10. The three-bedroom, two-bath modular house arrived at Rock Point in the form of two boxes. Once they were settled...Read more at And it's not even Kansas
Expressions of Gratitude 
By Rock Point Communications

On September 5, members of the Rock Point Board, Rock Point Management Team, and Diocesan Office gathered to congratulate Ellen Lovell for her leadership in the very successful Partnership Campaign for Rock Point. The bittersweet event, which marked the conclusion of Ellen’s official role as Rock Point Legacy Ministery...Read more at A Bittersweet Event
Wisdom School at Rock Point November 1-4
Vermont’s second Wisdom School offered by the Rock Point Intentional Community (RPIC) is coming in November. Register now to save a place! From mid-afternoon Thursday, November 1, until mid-afternoon Sunday, November 4,...Read more at Wisdom School Registration
Advent Retreat Registration Now Open
By Rock Point Communications

This year's Advent Retreat at Rock Point will begin on Friday, December 7, at 5:00 PM (registration and dinner at 6:00 pm) and will conclude on Saturday December 8, at 4:00 Read more at Advent Retreat Registration Now Open
Enjoy Rock Point from 8:00 AM to dusk

We invite you to enjoy the beauty of Rock Point every day from 8:00 AM to dusk. Property passes are required. Click here to obtain your pass: Rock Point Pass
Keep in Touch! Rock Point Partners & Friends is a quarterly publication. To submit content for publication, please email Ann Carroll, acarroll@dioceseofvermont.org.
Episcopal Church in Vermont | 5 Rock Point RoadBurlington, VT 05408

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