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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
11827 Canon Blvd., Suite 101
Newport News, VA 23606-3071
757-423-8287 Main
800-582-8292 Toll Free
757-595-0783 Fax

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The diocesan offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Diocesan Financial Reports

Revenue and Expenses, November 2021

Any member of an Episcopal church in Southern Virginia may request a copy of our financial audit by contacting the Diocesan office.

Financial Resources

Finance related resources can be found in The Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs and below.

Church Operations

Stock Donation to Cash Service

This service provides churches and associated organizations of the Diocese the ability to accept donations of publicly traded stock and receive the proceeds of the stock sale without opening a brokerage account and paying brokerage fees. 

For those churches and associated organizations interested in taking advantage of this service, please complete the agreement found here and send it to: The Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia, Attn: Comptroller, 11827 Canon Blvd., Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606 or email to jdobson@diosova.org.

Church Indebtedness & Architecture

Suggested Online Giving Platforms

Parish Financial Audits

2022 Parish Pledge Form

The 2022 Diocesan Pledge forms have been mailed to each church. Pledges are due December 1, 2021. Click here for a 2022 pledge form.

Parochial Report, Journal Information Form & Salary Survey

Information about these reports can be found on the Parish Administration page.

Scholarships & Grants

Staff Related

Healthcare Insurance, Disability & Pension

Clergy Compension Manual & Guidelines

Standard Mileage Rate

Beginning on January 1, 2022, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

  • 58.5 cents per mile driven for business use, up 2.5 cents from the rate for 2021,
  • 18 cents per mile driven for medical, or moving purposes for qualified active duty members of the Armed Forces, up 2 cents from the rate for 2021, and
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations, the rate is set by statute and remains unchanged from 2021.