Follow Our Youth Pilgrims in Ghana
Our Triangle of Hope Youth pilgrims are in Ghana this week! You can follow their journey on Instagram. The Triangle of Hope is a covenantal community dedicated to transforming the long history, ongoing effects and continuing presence of slavery in our world through repentance, reconciliation and mission. Pilgrims have journeyed to the Diocese of Liverpool, the Diocese of Virginia and now are completing the third leg of the triangle in the Diocese of Kumasi in Ghana. Learn more .
One Journey Festival
June 29 | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Washington National Cathedral
 
The O ne Journey Festival  celebrates the talents, tenacity and contributions of refugees and other displaced people around the world, while engaging others to connect, learn and become enduring allies of those who are displaced. This family-friendly festival brings people and communities together through the modern-day shared languages of humanity: art, food, music, dance, storytelling and technology. Learn more
What Can Bill Do for You?
Staff Spotlight
Not sure what your next step is in preparing for Convention? Your diocesan staff is here to serve you. Call Bill Martin, Assistant to the Secretary, at 804-622-3195 or email him at bmartin@thediocese.net .

Convention registration forms will be online in August, but if you still need to submit your COE/CCGS forms , you can do that now.
Upcoming Fun at Shrine Mont
Summer Camp for Grown Ups
July 13 - 16 | Register
Still trying to plan that fun summer getaway? Shrine Mont's Summer Camp for Grown Ups provides a camp-style experience for folks who have “matured” a bit, yet still enjoy the recreation and retreat that Shrine Mont provides.

Summer Celebration Weekend
July 5 - 7 | Register
Whether you have never been or are a long time lover of Shrine Mont, come for a relaxing weekend, see old friends and make new ones. Weekend activities include live music, the Bishop's 5K run/walk, activities for the whole family and all that Shrine Mont has to offer.
Join Us in Prayer
We pray for Cople Parish, Hague, St. Paul's, Nomini Grove, and the Cathedral Shrine of the Transfiguration, Shrine Mont, as they prepare for their Bishop's Visitations this month. We pray for Bishop Jones and Bishop Goff in their travels to these congregations.

We pray for the diocesan Standing Committee, which will meet in early July.
Church Events
June 27: Child Sexual Misconduct Prevention Workshop St. Stephen's, Culpeper.
June 30: Blessing of the Bicycles Bring your bikes and trikes to church for a special service of Holy Eucharist followed by a "baptism" of bikes and riders with a splash of holy water. Emmanuel, Alexandria.
July 29: Music Camp: Sharing Jesus Through Music Around the World Children age 3 to rising 9th graders are invited to this summer camp. Stephen's, Culpeper.