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Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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THE REV. GARY LEWIS, who is leaving his leadership role at the Vergennes Congregational Church next month, has built his reputation in the county both by word and example. Independent photo/Andy Kirkaldy

VERGENNES — Vergennes Congregational Church Pastor the Rev. Gary Lewis, who will retire on May 6 after almost 29 years shepherding the South Water Street flock, didn’t have a sudden revelation he should pursue the ministry.

Back when Lewis was in his mid-30s he was working his third year as a retail manager at the Weston Country Store, a stint that followed 11 years at the former Burlington J.C. Penney outlet.

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