Bishop Election – Saturday, September 21: The Standing Committee is pleased to announce that our episcopal election will be held on Saturday, September 21, at Dinwiddie High School, 11501 Boisseau Road, Dinwiddie. The school is conveniently near US-460 and I-85.
Consecration Service – Saturday, February 1, 11:00 a.m. – Williamsburg: Consecration of the 11th Bishop Of the Diocese of Southern Virginia will be held February 1 at 11:00 a.m., the Most Reverend Michael Curry presiding. Service will be held at St. Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg. Reception following the service in Kaplan Parish Hall. Information regarding parking will follow at a later date. Consecration can be viewed live and on-demand on the diocesan website.
Consecration Service Choir – Saturday, February 1, 11:00 a.m. – Williamsburg: Calling singers from across the Diocese to join the massed choir that will provide music for the Consecration of the next Bishop of Southern Virginia. The Consecration service is set for Saturday, February 1 at St. Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg. All singers must attend one rehearsal in January as well as the morning rehearsal before the service. Exact rehearsal times and locations will be announced in the fall.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Annual Women’s Day Celebration: 10:00 a.m. Sunday, October 6, 2019. Refreshments to follow. Join St. Mark’s for “A Woman’s Work in the Church is Never Done”
Speaker: Helen Sharpe-Williams, Past President of Episcopal Church Women Grace Episcopal Church, Norfolk, Virginia
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church | 142 Tynes Street | Suffolk, Virginia
For more information contact: Deborah Austin – (757) 538 – 1797
Grace Church, Yorktown: is hosting Jim Murphy, the Managing Program Director of Financial Resources at the Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF) on Saturday, October 5 at 10 a.m. In the morning session he will address issues associated with “Planning Your Future and What are the Best Gifts for Me to Make?” In the afternoon session, beginning approximately 1:00 p.m., Jim will address congregational leaders about “Creating and Enhancing Planned Giving and Endowment Ministries for Your Congregation.”
If you are interested in participating in the morning session, please go to signupgenius.com/go/9040F4AA4A929A46-estate to sign up. If you are interested in the afternoon session, please contact Bob Frady at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. If you plan to attend both sessions, lunch will be available.
Good Shepherd School Box Tops and Kroger Points: The school collects box tops for cash which can be found on many cereals, Betty Crocker, Annie’s, Nature Valley, Zip-lock, Hefty and many other products. There is a box for these on top of the mailboxes in the church library.
Help earn money for Good Shepherd every time you shop at Kroger! Simply link your rewards card to the school account number WJ444, and the school will receive a payment for points earned on your rewards card. Please note this is a new number and different from last year. Please visit the website http://www.kroger.com to sign up.
We are in the process of coordinating with Publix as well. Stay tuned!
Diocese of Southern Virginia on Instagram: The Diocese of Southern Virginia is now on Instagram! Follow us @Diosova.