Diocese of Southwestern Virginia

Diocese of Southwestern Virginia

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September 18, 2017

The sign in front of R.E. Lee Memorial Church bears the name of the church and, therefore, also the Confederate general who was a parishioner there. Photo: Lee Memorial Church via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] R.E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington, Virginia, where Robert E. Lee...

September 18, 2017

The sign in front of R.E. Lee Memorial Church bears the name of the church and, therefore, also the Confederate general who was a parishioner there. Photo: Lee Memorial Church via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] R.E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington, Virginia, where Robert E. Lee...

September 18, 2017

The sign in front of R.E. Lee Memorial Church bears the name of the church and, therefore, also the Confederate general who was a parishioner there. Photo: Lee Memorial Church via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] R.E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington, Virginia, where Robert E. Lee...

September 13, 2017

Wornie Reed, director of the Race and Social Policy Research Center and a professor of sociology and Africana studies at Virginia Tech, speaks Sept. 13 about race and civil discourse to community members in Lexington, Virginia. Southwestern Virginia Bishop Mark Bourlakas, whose diocese...

September 13, 2017

Wornie Reed, director of the Race and Social Policy Research Center and a professor of sociology and Africana studies at Virginia Tech, speaks Sept. 13 about race and civil discourse to community members in Lexington, Virginia. Southwestern Virginia Bishop Mark Bourlakas, whose diocese...

September 19, 2013

[Trinity Episcopal Church – Arrington, Virginia] How does a small Episcopal Church with a total membership of just over 50 parishioners offer hospitality to a Goliath-sized musical festival, drawing a crowd of 25,000 who arrive not just for the day but for four days and four music-filled nights...

July 22, 2013

Retiring Bishop of Southwestern Virginia Neff Powell, left, hands the diocesan crozier to incoming Bishop Mark Allen Bourlakas during the latter’s consecration July 20. Photo: Richard Schori

[Diocese of Southwestern Virginia] The ordination of the Very Rev. Mark...

May 30, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs — Press Release] The Office of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has notified the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia that Bishop-Elect Mark Bourlakas has received the required majority of consents in the canonical...

March 11, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Very Rev. Mark Allen Bourlakas, dean of Christ Church Cathedral in Louisville, Kentucky, has been elected as sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and...

February 6, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia has announced that the Rev. David Cox has been added by petition to its slate of four nominees to stand for election as the diocese’s sixth bishop.

Cox, 65, is the rector of St. Luke’s...

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