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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
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Clergy Conference
Information about the two clergy conferences held annually.


Clergy in Southern Virginia are invited and expected to attend two clergy conferences held annually at our diocesan retreat center, Chanco on the James in Surry:

  • Spring Clergy Day - a one-day conference held typically in May.
  • Fall Clergy Conference - a two-day conference held typically in late October or early November. An optional quiet day is offered prior to this conference.

Detailed information and registration for these events are posted here when they become available.


2019 Spring Clergy Day

Leading in Uncharted Territory
Diocesan event in lieu of Spring Clergy Day  
On Saturday, May 11, Tod Bolsinger, author of Canoeing the Mountains, will be the featured speaker at a diocesan program held at Redeemer, Midlothian. The program will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is being offered in lieu of Spring Clergy Day. More information and registration will be available soon.




Last Published: March 20, 2019 3:57 PM