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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
11827 Canon Blvd., Suite 101
Newport News, VA 23606-3071
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Administrators & Treasurers Lunch Group
Dec. 14, 12 to 1:30 p.m.
St. Stephen's, Newport News

The Administrators & Treasurers Lunch Group will meet on Thursday, December 14th from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 372 Hiden Boulevard, Newport News. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet with other parish administrators and treasurers to talk about common issues. Bring your own lunch. Beverages will be provided. There's no agenda for this gathering - just an opportunity to get together, share, encourage, support, and ask questions. RSVP the Diocesan Comptroller, Judy Dobson, at jdobson@diosova.org or 757-213-3386.


Trinity Institute
February 2-3, 2018
St. Paul's, Newport News

St. Paul's, Newport News, will be a Trinity Institute Partner Site for the 2018 conference to be held Feb. 2-3, 2018. Mark your calendar and plan to attend this important event! We all want to create a better world, and that requires action and connection. Discerning shared values is crucial to forming powerful partnerships and moving forward with courageous intention. Explore how you and your community can set a collaborative course at Values in Action, a Trinity Institute conference designed to help you get grounded and connected so you can get going. Cost is $20 per person and includes both days and lunch on Saturday. Click here for more info and registration.


126th Annual Council
February 16-17, 2018
Williamsburg Lodge, Williamsburg, VA

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Church Leadership Conference 2018
March 2-4, 2018
Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville, NC

The Church Leadership Conference 2018 will be held at Kanuga Conference Center March 2-4, 2018. This year's conference is "Equipped for Every Good Work: Practical Tools for Tough Times." Kanuga and the Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF) partner to offer practical tools for the challenges of congregational leadership. Speakers and presenters will address core needs in strategic planning, church leadership and finances. Click here for more info.  


Lutheran-Episcopal Day of Prayer
March 8, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Richmond

The Lutheran-Episcopal Joint Committee of Virginia is sponsoring a Day of Prayer led by the Rt. Rev Susan Goff, Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. Bishop Goff will lead us in considering how and why to pray, whom to pray with, resources for prayer, prayer and the liturgical year, and will share other personal prayer practices. Click here for details and registration.


79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church
July 5-13, 2018
Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX

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Last Published: December 7, 2017 3:25 PM