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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
11827 Canon Blvd., Suite 101
Newport News, VA 23606-3071
757-423-8287 Main
800-582-8292 Toll Free
757-595-0783 Fax

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The diocesan offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Annual Council, Constitution & Canons, Executive Board, Standing Committee


The Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church official website

The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, Presiding Bishop

Constitution & Canons of The Episcopal Church

General Convention

Our GC 2015 blog, including Bishop Hollerith's report

Southern Virginia is a part of Province III of the Episcopal Church


Our Bishop

The Rt. Rev. Herman "Holly" Hollerith IV, bishop@diosova.org

Click here for Bishop Hollerith's Visitation Schedule.


Annual Council

126th Annual Council, February 16-17, 2018

125th Annual Council, February 10 & 11, 2017

124th Annual Council, February 5 & 6, 2016

123rd Annual Council, February 6-7, 2015

122nd Annual Council, February 7 & 8, 2014

The Journal of Council is available by contacting the Diocesan office.


Canons & Constitution

CLICK HERE for the Canons &  Constitution of the Diocese of Southern Virginia (2017)

CLICK HERE for the Canons & Constitution of The Episcopal Church USA (2015)


Diocesan Officers

The Rev. Ralph E. Haines, III, Secretary to the Diocese

Mr. Samuel J. Webster, Chancellor

Mr. Tim Coyle, Vice Chancellor

The Ven. Becki Dean, Archdeacon

 Mr. John Meek, Treasurer

The Rev. William Taylor, Historiographer

Standing Committee

The Rev. Elizabeth Felicetti, 2018, St. David's, Chesterfield - President
Ms. Cleo Shield, 2018,  Johns Memorial, Farmville

Mr. Scott Norris, 2019, Emmanuel, Jenkins Bridge
The Rev. Conor Alexander, 2019, St. Francis', Virginia Beach
The Very Rev. Susan Grimm, 2020, St. Timothy's, Clarksville & Trinity, South Boston
Ms. Lynn Farlin, 2020, Ascension, Norfolk

Executive Board

Click here for information about the Executive Board and current members.


Our Diocesan Norms




Last Published: July 5, 2017 7:58 AM