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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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Finance Office


Current Financial Reports

Statement of Financial Position, July 2020

Revenue & Expenses, July 2020

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

2021 Parish Pledge Form

The 2021 Diocesan Pledge forms have been mailed to each church. Pledges are due December 1, 2020. Click here for a 2021 pledge form.

Parochial Report, Journal Information Form, and Salary Survey

2019 parochial reports should be filed by March 1, 2020. Click here for important information.

Additionally, for diocesan use, the following two forms need to be completed by each church and returned to the diocese by March 1, 2020:

Open and SAVE the forms on your computer. Then you can complete, save, and email them to Susan Allen at sallen@diosova.org. Alternatively, you may print, fill out by hand, and mail the forms to us at 11827 Canon Blvd., Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606-3071. The salary survey may be submitted on an Excel spreadsheet instead of using the form above. This spreadsheet can be saved and updated each year, making the process a little easier for you. If you have questions, please contact Susan Allen at 757-213-3391 or sallen@diosova.org.

Property & Liability Insurance

Safety & Insurance Handbook from Church Insurance Corp.

Standard Mileage Rate

The Internal Revenue Service has announced the new standard mileage rates for 2020. Starting on January 1, 2020, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup, or panel truck will be:

  • 57.5 cents for every mile of business travel driven, down one half of a cent from the 2019 rate
  • 17 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, down three cents from the 2019 rate
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations

Online giving platforms

American Church (same folks that make offering envelopes)







Churches that use ACS accounting software can set up an online giving platform through ACS. Other church accounting software systems likely offer the same type on on-line giving platforms.

A comprehensive manual which supports the work of treasurers and parish administrators.
The diocese provides insurance plans for all diocesan employees and for clergy and lay employees of those congregations that have elected to participate in the diocesan plans.
Our Canons, and the national church’s Canons, require every parish and mission to provide the diocesan treasurer with a copy of their audit report by September 1 following the calendar year audited.
Information for congregations that are building a facility, renovating or adding on to their existing properties, or acquiring major equipment.
An endowed trust that provides college scholarships.
Seeds of Hope grants are available to congregations and diocesan groups to begin or expand ministries for social and economic justice causes.
Scholarship funds for low-income and minority college students.