The Diocesan center offers resources and assistance to clergy in a multitude of areas - healthcare and benefits, Clergy Conference, parish administration, mutual ministry reviews, and much more. You can access many useful resources using the links below.
You can also reach out to diocesan staff for assistance. For a list of diocesan staff and the areas in which they can help, click here.
Diocesan Directory/Clergy Directory
This directory is for clergy and church use only. It is available by contacting the Diocesan office -
Susan Allen, Administrative Assistant to the Canons - 757-213-3391 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ann Turner, Communications Officer - 757-213-3388 or email@example.com
The Clergy Manual is an introductory resource for clergy new to Southern Virginia. It includes information on Celebration of New Ministry, Bishop Visitation guidelines, insurance and compensation, grant funds, marriage guidelines, Lay Ministry licensing, staff guidelines, sabbatical planning, mutual ministry reviews, Safe Church training, and more. Click here to download a copy of the manual.