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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
11832 Rock Landing Dr., Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606-4231
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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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

2023 Parish Pledge Form

The 2023 Bishop's Letter and Diocesan Pledge Forms have been mailed to each church. Pledges are due December 1, 2022. Click here for the Bishop's Letter with a blank 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, 2023, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups, or panel trucks) will be:

  • 65.5 cents per mile driven for business use,
  • 22 cents per mile driven for deductible medical or moving expenses for active-duty members of the military, and
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations (this rate is set by statute and remains unchanged).