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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
11827 Canon Blvd., Suite 101
Newport News, VA 23606-3071
757-423-8287 Main
800-582-8292 Toll Free
757-595-0783 Fax

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The diocesan offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Walking Toward Truth Pilgrimage

Commemorating the 1619 Arrival of the First Enslaved Africans to Virginia

This Lent, the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia and the Episcopal Church Center invite you to a sacred time of pilgrimage, reflection, ritual, prayer, and embodied witness as we walk toward the truth about our Church’s role in slavery. Details and registration here.

Ordination & Consecration of The Rev. Susan B. Haynes as 11th Bishop of Southern Virginia

The Rt. Rev. Susan B. Haynes was elected the 11th Bishop of Southern Virginia at a Special Diocesan Council held September 21, 2019. Click here to meet Bishop Haynes. She was ordained and consecrated at 11 a.m. on February 1, 2020 at Williamsburg Community Chapel, Williamsburg.

The service was live-streamed and recorded. You can view video here.

Lots of photos can be found on our Facebook page.

Click here to view the Ordination & Consecration program booklet.

Click here for the Eucharistic bread recipe.

Our Vision

The Episcopal Church in Southern Virginia is a diverse Eucharistic community, committed to the Gospel, collaborating for strength, innovating for growth, equipping each other to live in the world as disciples of Jesus Christ. Click here to learn more.