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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
11827 Canon Blvd., Suite 101
Newport News, VA 23606-3071
757-423-8287 Main
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Workshops, Training & Events
Upcoming events and programs for laity and clergy.


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Please note that the in-person events listed below may be re-scheduled due to coronavirus/COVID-19. Updates will be posted as decisions are made.

Diocesan Town Hall Meeting
January 14, 6 to 8 p.m. via Zoom

As the pandemic continues to rage around us we are growing weary. We long for a place of rest, refreshment and rejuvenation. The Bishop and the Diocesan staff would like to invite you to a Town Hall meeting where you can do just that. This town hall meeting will be via Zoom and is scheduled for Thursday, January 14 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The meeting format will be a brief presentation by Bishop Susan and members of the Diocesan staff, followed by questions and answers. There will also be a time of scripture reading and prayer. Click here to get the log in information for this Zoom gathering. We hope you will join us.

Growing in Grace Through Loss and Change
Six-week study beginning in January
via Zoom

Beginning in January 2021, a six-week Growing in Grace through Loss and Change program will be offered via Zoom. There will be two opportunities to participate in this study: 4 to 5:30 pm Sundays (January 31 through March 7) and 6 to 7:30 pm Thursdays (January 28 through March 4). For better or worse, change involves loss. We’re pretty good at celebrating adding things to our lives, and not so good at routinely cleansing, healing, or processing things when we experience change, particularly when it involves loss. The experience of life during COVID, the death of a beloved human or pet, change in job, home, school, partner, health or economic status all cause grief. Growing in Grace through Loss and Change provides simple action steps to become a cleansing/healing machine and live a lighter, happier life. This study will also give you new skills in responding to losses in others’ lives and can be the foundation or expansion of a healing ministry in your parish. Click here for more information and registration.

129th Annual Council
February 27, 2021
via Zoom

After consultation with the Executive Board, the Standing Committee and the Chancellors of the Diocese of Southern Virginia, the 129th Annual Council of the Diocese of Southern Virginia will be held February 27 VIRTUALLY. Click here for more information.

Last Published: January 11, 2021 2:58 PM