Meet the Bishop Candidates: There will be four walk about opportunities around the Diocese. These open public forums with the nominees gives everyone a chance to meet them, ask questions of them and hear their responses.
Thursday, September 5 at 7:00 p.m.; Hungars Parish, Eastern Shore; 10107 Bayside Road, Machipongo
Friday, September 6 at 7:00 p.m.; Galilee, Virginia Beach; 3928 Pacific Avenue, Virginia Beach (will be available live and on-demand on the diocesan website)
Saturday, September 7 at 1:00 p.m.; Chanco on the James; 394 Floods Drive, Spring Grove
Sunday, September 8 at 3:00 p.m.; Johns Memorial, FarmVille; 400 High Street, Farmville
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.
Grand Opening of the James Solomon Russell – St. Paul’s College Museum & Archives – Saturday, August 10, 10:30 a.m.: The grand opening of the James Solomon Russell – Saint Paul’s College Museum & Archives will be held Saturday, August 10. The day will begin with worship at Saint Paul’s Memorial Chapel at 10:30 a.m. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. at the former Saint Paul’s College Student Union Building, 100 Athletic Field Drive, Lawrenceville. For more information, contact James Grimstead, director, firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for more info and for souvenir program ad form.
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.