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ECW News & Events
News, upcoming events and the current issue of The Grapevine, the ECW newsletter.


Spring General Meeting date correction

Please note that the correct date for the ECW Spring General Meeting is Saturday, May 16, at St. Cyprian’s Hampton (1242 W. Queen Street). The cost is $20. If you plan to attend, RSVP to Corresponding Secretary Tia Morings, morings1@gmail.com.

New address for ECW President

Please note that ECW President Laura L. Manigault has a new mailing address: 232 West Gilbert Street, Apt. 143, Hampton, VA 23669

ECW seeking vice president and historian

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of the Diocese of Southern Virginia announces the following vacant positions.

Vice President:

  1. Performs the duties of the president in her absence;
  2. Serves as Program Chair;
  3. Selects host locations for board and annual meetings;
  4. Acquire a speaker for Annual meetings;

She serves as an Executive member on the Executive Board.  As an officer she shall serve for a term of three (3) years.  Officers’ term shall begin at the close of the Fall Annual Meeting at which she is elected.


  1. Be knowledgeable of the computer;
  2. Search out and continue to compile records of the history of the ECW.  These records shall include parish, convocation and diocesan histories and shall be stored in a fireproof area of a building with public access.
  3. Update with information on storing archives.

If you are interested,  please contact Laura L. Manigault, Diocesan Episcopal Church Women President, carver.manigault7@gmail.com or Deborah Austin, Nominating Committee Chair, complianceretired@gmail.com.

Please also make this announcement to your ECW Chapter in your Parish.


The Grapevine

The Grapevine is a quarterly print-ready newsletter available for individuals and churches to receive via email. You can sign up to receive The Grapevine by entering your email in the "Sign up to receive news" box at the very top right of this website.

We appreciate your help sharing the news.  If you have news you would like included in The Grapevine, contact Vicky Koch, vkoch@stpaulsnorfolk.org.

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Last Published: March 9, 2020 11:06 AM