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129th Annual Council (2021)

February 27, 2021

After consultation with the Executive Board, the Standing Committee and the Chancellors of the Diocese of Southern Virginia, the 129th Annual Council of the Diocese of Southern Virginia will be held February 27 VIRTUALLY. Information will be forthcoming about this day-long council and how it will be made possible electronically.


Registration will open after Thanksgiving 2020. Contact Susan Allen at sallen@diosova.org or 757-213-3391 for information.

Pre-Council Convocation Meetings

Dates of Pre-Council Convocation Meetings will be posted here as they are scheduled by Convocation Deans.

Delegate Materials

Delegate materials are posted here as they become available.

Nominations for Elections at Council

Information about positions open for election at the 2021 Annual Council and the form required to submit a nomination will be posted as soon as they are available. Please note that self nominations are welcome. Nominations must be received no later than December 29, 2020.

Certificate of Lay Delegates & Alternates

Elected delegates and alternates serve for an entire conciliar year beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021. Click here for instructions and the form for sending in the name(s) of delegate(s) and alternate(s) elected by your vestry for Council year 2020-2021. Important! Parochial Report submission is required prior to submitting your Certificate of Lay Delegates & Alternates.


Disclaimer: The Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia reserves the right to cancel any event.  In the event of cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund.  We also reserve the right to substitute event presenters and modify dates and programs.

Special Needs: The Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia serves the entire community and welcomes people with special needs.  Please contact Susan Allen at sallen@diosova.org or 757-213-3391 at least one week prior to the event with special needs requests.


Last Published: September 22, 2020 1:19 PM