What does it mean to add new furniture to the worship space? No matter the faith tradition, adding a foreign or new piece of art, chair, cross or carpet can cause congregational pushback and unease. St. John’s in the Mountains is preparing to add a 70″ computer monitor to empower community building for those who worship online and those who are in-person.
The. Rev. Dr. Rick Swanson has served as rector at St. John’s in the Mountains Episcopal Church in Stowe, Vermont since 2010 and is the owner of the Swanson Inn in Waitsfield, Vermont.