Diocesan Administrative Staff, what they do, and how to contact them.
The Rt. Rev. Herman Hollerith IV, Bishop
Click here for Bishop Hollerith's page
The Rt. Rev. James Magness, Bishop Assisting
Click here for Bishop Magness' page
The Rev. Canon Charles Robinson
Canon for Transition Ministries and Clergy Development
(757) 213-3390, email@example.com
Clergy should call Charles when they are preparing to retire or are leaving their present ministry; to assist vestries with their transition and for guidance on selecting a search consultant and transition pastor for the interim period. Wardens or clergy can call for help and resources on Letters of Agreement, Vestry retreats, Mutual Ministry Reviews, continuing education or sabbatical planning, or during a time of parish crisis or conflict.
The Rev. Canon Ed Tracy
Canon for Administration
(757) 213-3378, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Ed for assistance regarding: insurance and benefits, planning and oversight of Annual Council; administrative support to the Executive Board, Nominating Committee and Commission on Ministries; diocesan properties; and the Chanco Board.
Canon for Formation
(757) 213-3377, email@example.com
Contact Caroline for assistance with: Christian Formation resources for clergy, staff and congregations, Anti-Racism Task Force, Commission on Aging, Safe Church programs, scholarship funds, training and consultations for parishes, Christian Education Network, Commission on Ministry Committee on the Ministry of the Baptized
(757) 213-3393, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Ashley for assistance with: youth ministries, young adult ministries, campus and college ministries, parish consultations, training and formation for adults who work with youth, curricula and resources, diocesan youth programs and events
Missioner for Latino Ministries for the Eastern Shore
Contact Angelica for resources and information for establishing or cultivating Latino ministries.
Bishop’s Executive Secretary
(757) 213-3381, email@example.com
Contact Leah for assistance with: appointments with the Bishop, Bishop’s visitation / Confirmation schedule, clergy licensing, lay ministry licensing, certification of lay delegates & alternates to Council, non-parochial reports, remarriage permissions, postulants & candidates for ordination, seminarians
(757) 213-3388, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Ann for assistance with: Diocesan eNews, Parish News & Events enews, diocesan website, The Diocesan Connection quarterly newsletter, social media, consultation on parish communications planning
Administrative Assistant to the Canons
(757) 213-3391, email@example.com
Contact Susan for assistance with: clergy background checks, clergy conferences, clergy continuing education grants, Commission on Ministry, congregations in search, diocesan resource library, Fresh Start, letters of agreement, Ordination Exploration, Safe Church, Certificates of Lay Delegates and Alternates and registration for diocesan events, including Annual Council.
(757) 213-3374, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Kellie for assistance with: parish audits, parish pledges, reimbursements, IRS mileage rate, Ridley applications