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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
11832 Rock Landing Dr., Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606-4231
757-423-8287 Main
800-582-8292 Toll Free
757-595-0783 Fax

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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

Southern Virginia's 2018 General Convention blog

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

Our Bishop

The Rt. Rev. Susan B. Haynes, bishop@diosova.org

Annual Council

131st Annual Council, February 25, 2023

130th Annual Council, held virtually February 22-26, 2022

129th Annual Council, held virtually February 22-27, 2021

128th Annual Council, February 28-29, 2020

127th Annual Council, February 8-9, 2019

126th Annual Council, February 16-17, 2018

125th Annual Council, February 10 & 11, 2017

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 (2023)

CLICK HERE for the Canons & Constitution of The Episcopal Church USA (2022)

Diocesan Officers

The Rev. Dr. Susan Grimm, Secretary to the Diocese
Ms. Anne Bibeau, Chancellor
Mr. John Fogarty, Treasurer
The Rev. William Taylor, Historiographer

Standing Committee

The Rev. Samantha Vincent-Alexander, 2024, St. John's, Hampton
Ms. Rose Parker, 2024, St. Augustine's, Newport News
The Rev. Grant Stokes, 2025, Trinity, Portsmouth
Ms. Kathy Wootton, 2025, St. Luke's, Blackstone
The Very Rev. Dr. Susan Grimm, 2026, St. Timothy's, Clarksville & Trinity, South Boston
Ms. Michele McCoy, 2026, Grace, Norfolk

Executive Board

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

Our Diocesan Norms


Last Published: March 10, 2023 3:48 PM