Tag: Annual Council

Connected in the Kingdom: What’s Your Verb?

Our 2016 “Connected in the Kingdom” theme has highlighted the impact of abundant, transformational ministries across the Diocese of Virginia. We are eager for our 2017 theme to continue this narrative of how we use […]

It was a Different Kind of Annual Council

The Standing Committee delivered part of its report through music. The meaty resolutions produced vigorous debate but not division. And by the time the one-day, rescheduled Council adjourned (almost an hour early), the annual gathering […]

Let it NOT Snow!

If ever there was a white-knuckle time to be secretary of the Diocese of Virginia, it was the week of January 18, 2016. By Friday, I was emotionally and physically exhausted, morbidly sick of weather […]

Annual Council

January 21-23, 2016, Hyatt Reston Hotel, Reston It’s all about connections. In some contexts, that phrase might have negative connotations – hints of insider deals. But in the context of the 221st Annual Council of […]

State of the Diocese

The theme for our Annual Council this year was “Awake, My Soul, Stretch Every Nerve” – and we attempted to do just that by shifting the format a bit. On the Friday of Annual Council, […]