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126th Annual Council

Diocese of Southern Virginia

February 16 & 17, 2018 • Williamsburg Lodge – Williamsburg, Virginia

Fear and Love in a Divided World

Keynote Speaker

Scott Bader-Saye, Ph.D.

Scott Bader-Saye is the Academic Dean and Helen and Everett H. Jones Professor of Christian Ethics and Moral Theology at Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. His publications include two books, Following Jesus in a Culture of Fear and Church and Israel After Christendom. He has contributed chapters to The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics and The Cambridge Companion to the Gospels, as well as having published articles in journals such as The Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, Modern Theology, Studies in Christian Ethics, Pro Ecclesia, Cross Currents and Christian Century.

Dr. Bader-Saye earned his AB at Davidson College, his M.Div. at Yale Divinity School, and his Ph.D. at Duke University.

Audio recordings of Day One presentation and Day Two presentation

Click here for the slides that accompanied the two presentations.

Bishop Hollerith’s Address to Council

Click here for Bishop Hollerith’s address to the 126th Annual Council

Click here to listen to audio of Bishop Hollerith’s address

Elections at Council

  • Standing Committee – Mr. John Rector (St. Paul’s, Suffolk) and The Very Rev. Stan Sawyer (All Saints, Virginia Beach)
  • Disciplinary Board – Mr. Russell Bishop (St. Timothy’s, Clarksville); Ms. Monica Flynn (St. Aidan’s, Virginia Beach); The Rev. Bob Randall (Old Donation, Virginia Beach)
  • General Convention – Ms. Clare Harbin (St. John’s, Portsmouth)

Click here for information about these positions

Resolutions C1, R1, R2, R3 and R4 were all passed by Council

The proposed 2018 Diocesan Budget was approved by Council