[The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia] The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia announced June 27 that nominations for the sixth bishop of the diocese are now being accepted. The diocesan profile and nomination forms may be found here.
Nominations also may be e-mailed to BishopSearchSWVA@gmail.com or mailed to:
The Search and Nominating Committee
P.O. Box 164
Blacksburg, VA 24063-0164.
The Rt. Rev. F. Neff Powell, the fifth bishop of Southwestern Virginia, has served as bishop since 1996 and will retire upon the ordination of the next bishop. Election of the sixth bishop is planned for March 16, 2013.