A host of clergy transitions took place across the Diocese over the summer.
The Rev. Bob Gillman retired as Rector of Glebe Church, Suffolk, on May 23, 2021.
The Rev. Dick Budd retired as Priest-in-Charge of St. Stephen, Newport News, on June 15, 2021.
The Rev. Scott Hennessy retired as Rector of St. Paul, Norfolk, on July 5, 2021.
The Rev. Charles Moore retired as Priest-in-Charge of Merchant’s Hope, North Prince George, on August 22, 2021.
The Rev. Rick Greenwood retired as Rector of St. Paul, Petersburg, on September 1, 2021.
The Rev. Win Lewis retired as Rector of Christ & St. Luke, Norfolk, on September 5, 2021.
The Rev. Morgan Gardner concluded his tenure as Priest-in-Charge of St. George, Newport News, on July 31, 2021.
The Rev. Pat Geerdes concluded her service at St. John, Petersburg, on July 31, 2021.
The Rev. Roger Robillard concluded his tenure as Priest-in-Charge of St. Barnabas, Richmond, on September 30, 2021
The Rev. Darlene Jackson was ordained to the Permanent Diaconate on May 15,2021.
The Rev. Phillip Shearin of Williamsburg was ordained to the priesthood by the Bishop of Western Massachusetts on May 22, 2021.
The Rev. Canon Joe Green was installed as Canon Theologian at Christ & St. Luke, Norfolk, on June 27, 2021.
The Rev. Darlene Jackson began serving as Deacon at Christ the King, Tabb, on June 1st, 2021.
The Rev. Donna Hines began serving as Priest-in-Charge of Glebe Episcopal Church, Suffolk, on June 6, 2021.
The Rev. Terry Miller, formerly Priest-in-Charge of Good Shepherd, Richmond, was called to continue serving the parish as its Rector.
The Rev. Willis Foster began serving as Diversity Officer for the Diocese on July 1, 2021.
The Rev. Ben Randall began as Senior Associate Rector of Galilee Episcopal Church on July 1, 2021.
The Rev. Bill Queen began as Interim Rector of St. Stephen, Petersburg, on July 1, 2021.
The Rev. Canon James Harlan of the Diocese of Southeast Florida began serving as Canon Evangelist for the Diocese on August 15, 2021.
The Rev. Charles (Chip) Russell of the Diocese of Virginia has been called as Priest-in-Charge of St. Paul, Norfolk, and will begin on September 28, 2021.
The Rev. Phillip Shearin of the Diocese of Western Massachusetts has been called by the Wardens and Vestries of St. Augustine, Newport News, and St. George, Newport News, to be Priest-in-Charge of the new Peninsula Ministry Partnership and will begin on October 1, 2021.
The Rev. Dan Mannen, from the Diocese of Central Florida.