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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
11827 Canon Blvd., Suite 101
Newport News, VA 23606-3071
757-423-8287 Main
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Bishop Susan B. Haynes


Bishop Haynes at Consecration757-213-3381
bishop@diosova.org

The Diocese of Southern Virginia elected the Rt. Rev. Susan B. Haynes as its 11th Bishop at Special Diocesan Council in Dinwiddie on September 21, 2019. She was ordained and consecrated on February 1, 2020, with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry as chief consecrator.

Haynes has served as the rector of St. Paul’s in Mishawaka, Indiana, for the past 11 years. In addition to St. Paul’s, Haynes has served as Priest-in-Charge at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. James in South Bend, Indiana. A native of South Carolina, Haynes earned her Master of Divinity degree at Vanderbilt Divinity School and was ordained in 2004.

Haynes is married to the Rev. Thomas Haynes, and they have two adult daughters, Sarah and Avery.
 

Click here for the text of Bishop Haynes' Address to Annual Council 2020
Click here to listen to audio of the Bishop's Address

Click here for Bishop Haynes' Ash Wednesday 2020 reflection


Bishop Haynes' Ordination & Consecration Service on Feb. 1, 2020 was live-streamed and recorded. You can view video here.

Lots of photos of the service can be found on our Facebook page.

Click here to view the Ordination & Consecration program booklet.

Click here for the Eucharistic bread recipe.
 

Click here for Bishop-Elect Haynes' message "The Name of Jesus", January 2020

Click here to read 2019 Advent message from Bishop-Elect Haynes, December 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Published: March 19, 2020 11:36 AM