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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
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Ordination & Consecration of the 11th Bishop of Southern Virginia


The Ordination & Consecration of the 11th Bishop Of the Diocese of Southern Virginia will be held February 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. The Most Reverend Michael Curry presiding. Service will be held at St. Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg. Reception following the service in Kaplan Parish Hall.

The Consecration Sevice will be live streamed on the diocesan website and video will be available afterward for on-demand viewing.

Tickets are not required to attend the service. Ample parking is available at St. Bede.


Join the Consecration Choir

Come and sing with the Consecration Choir to help celebrate the election of the Rev. Susan B. Haynes as the 11th Bishop of Southern Virginia!  We are hoping singers from across the Diocese will join in this special event.

Click here for details about choir participation and to sign up.
 

Ushers needed

The Liturgical Committee for the Consecration of the 11th Bishop of Southern Virginia is seeking volunteers to serve as ushers at the Ordination and Consecration Service on Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. Contact the Rev Canon Frederick Walker, frederickwalker328@ymail.com, or the Rev. Julia Messer, jmesser@easternshorechapel.org. There will be one rehearsal on Friday January 31 at 3:00 p.m. at Saint Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg. You must attend the one-day rehearsal in order to serve as an usher on Saturday, February 1. Please note, anyone can sign up to serve as usher for this occasion; you don't have to be a trained usher in your congregation.

Last Published: December 5, 2019 10:07 AM