Clergy Changes: Calls, Departures, and Retirements

Let the whole world see and know that things which were cast down are being raised up, and things which had grown old are being made new, and that all things are being brought to their perfection by him through whom all things were made, your Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. (BCP, pg. 280)

Below is a list of clergy changes in the Diocese of Virginia, listed by start date or end date.  Please send any edits, additions or questions to Ed Keithly, deputy director of transition ministry.

Jan. 1, 2019: The Rev. Victor King’s first day at vicar of Calvary, Hanover. Victor comes to us from the Diocese of Liberia.

Nov. 4, 2018: The Rev. Valerie Hayes' first day as rector of Calvary, Front Royal. Her last day as associate rector of Holy Comforter, Vienna, was Sept. 30.

Nov. 1, 2018: The Rev. Rob Banse retires as rector of Trinity, Upperville.

Oct. 22, 2018: The Rev. Justin McIntosh's first day as rector of St. Paul's, Ivy. Justin previously served as the rector of Leeds, Markham.

Oct. 20, 2018: The Rev. Sarah Miller's first day as priest-in-charge of St. Paul's, Miller's Tavern. Sarah most recently served in the Diocese of Washington. 

Oct. 16, 2018: The Rev. Mark Wastler's first day as chaplain of Canterbury Episcopal Fellowship at St. Paul's Memorial, Charlottesville. Mark comes to us from the Diocese of Maryland.

Oct. 1, 2018: The Rev. Anne West's first day as vicar of Grace, Stanardsville. Anne continues to serve as chaplain of the Blue Ridge School in St. George, Virginia. 

Sept. 30, 2018: The Rev. Deacon Katherine Ferguson's first day as deacon of La Iglesia de Santa Maria, Falls Church. Katherine was ordained to the vocational diaconate on Sept. 29.

Sept. 30, 2018: The Rev. Deacon Lawrence Elliott's first day as deacon of Our Saviour, Charlottesville. Lawrence was ordained to the vocational diaconate on Sept. 29.

Sept. 30, 2018: The Rev. Deacon Logan Taylor assigned as deacon of Westminster Canterbury, Richmond. Logan was ordained to the vocational diaconate on Sept. 29.

Sept. 30, 2018: The Rev. Deacon Karla Hunt's first day as deacon of All Souls', Mechanicsville. Karla was ordained to the vocational diaconate on Sept. 29.

Sept. 30, 2018: The Rev. John Weatherly retires as rector of St. Mark's, Alexandria.

Sept. 16, 2018: The Rev. Areeta Bridgemohan's first day as associate rector of St. George’s, Fredericksburg. Areeta comes to us from the Diocese of Michigan.

Sept. 10, 2018: The Rev. Dorota Pruski's first day as rector of St. Andrew's, Arlington. Dorota comes to us from the Diocese of Milwaukee.

Sept. 8, 2018: The Rev. Anne Turner's first day as part-time associate of St. Thomas', McLean. Anne continues to serve as program coordinator of Deep Calls to Deep at VTS. 

Sept. 2, 2018: The Rev. Stephen Schlossberg's first day as rector of St. Matthew's, Richmond. Stephen comes to us from the Diocese of Albany.

Sept. 1, 2018: The Rev. Stuart Kenworthy begins as interim rector of St. John's, McLean. Stuart comes to us from the Diocese of Washington.

Sept. 1, 2018: The Rev. Dina Widlake begins as assistant rector of St. John's, McLean. Dina was ordained to the transitional diaconate by this diocese on June 8.

Sept. 1, 2018: The Rev. Doug Wigner's first day as interim rector of St. Peter's, New Kent. Doug previously served as interim of Our Saviour, Montpelier.

Sept. 1, 2018: The Rev. Justin Ivatts' first day as priest-in-charge of Clarke Parish (Grace & St. Mary's), Berryville. His last day as assistant rector of St. John's, McLean is Aug. 26.

Sept. 1, 2018: The Rev. Martha Johns' first day as assistant rector of St. John's, McLean. Martha comes to us from the Diocese of Arizona.

Aug. 31, 2018: The Rev. Paul Rowles retires as rector of St. Peter's, New Kent.

July 29, 2018: The Rev. Sarah Colvin's last day as rector of St. Patrick's, Falls Church. Sarah begins as rector of Holy Spirit, Vashon Island (Diocese of Olympia) on Sept. 8, 2018. 

Aug. 28, 2018: The Rev. John T. Thomas' first day as interim rector of Grace, Kilmarnock. John previously served as head of school of Frederica Academy, St. Simon's Island, Georgia.

Aug. 26, 2018: The Rev. Nick Szobota's first day as rector of St. Mary's, Colonial Beach. Nick formerly served in the Diocese of Maryland.

Aug. 20, 2018: The Rev. Andrew Moore's first day as priest-in-charge of St. Andrew's, Oregon Hill. Andrew previously served as associate rector of St. Mary's, Goochland.

Aug. 19, 2018: The Rev. Daniel Robayo's last day at Emmanuel, Harrisonburg. Daniel has accepted a call as missioner for latino/hispanic ministry for the Diocese of North Carolina.

Aug. 12, 2018: The Rev. Fanny Belanger's last day as associate rector of Grace/La Gracia, Alexandria. Fanny is discerning her next call.

Aug. 8, 2018: The Rev. Emily Krudys’ first day as vicar of Our Saviour, Montpelier. Emily was ordained to the transitional diaconate by this diocese on June 8.

Aug. 7, 2018: The Rev. Scott Parnell's first day as priest-in-charge of Vauter's, Loretto (part-time). Scott continues to serve as chaplain of Christ Church School, Christchurch.

Aug. 5, 2018: The Rev. Carmen Germino's last day as associate rector of St. James's, Richmond. She has been called as the rector of St. Alban's, Davidson (Diocese of North Carolina). 

Aug. 1, 2018: The Rev. Robin Razzino called as rector of St. Clement’s, Alexandria. She previously served as priest-in-charge.

Aug. 1, 2018: The Rev. David Casey's first day as young adult missioner for the Episcopal-Lutheran campus partnership in Fredericksburg, a collaboration between Trinity Episcopal, St. George's Episcopal, and Christ Lutheran Church. David is a transitional deacon ordained by the Diocese of Southeast Florida.

Aug. 1, 2018: The Rev. Pete Gustin's first day as rector of St. Stephen's, Catlett.

July 15, 2018: The Rev. Ed Miller retires as rector of St. John’s, McLean. 

July 15, 2018: The Rev. Dave Matlak's last day as assistant rector of St. Matthew's, Richmond. Dave has accepted a call as director of spiritual life for the Rosslyn School in Nairobi, Kenya.

July 5, 2018: The Rev. Jeffrey Stevenson's first day as assistant rector of St. Andrew's, Kansas City (Diocese of West Missouri). Jeffrey was ordained to the transitional diaconate by this diocese on June 8.

July 3, 2018: The Rev. Gail Goldsmith's first day as curate of Holy Trinity, Auburn (Diocese of Alabama).

July 2, 2018: The Rev. Lynn Petrie Ronaldi's first day as assistant rector of Pohick, Lorton. She formerly served in the Diocese of Mississippi.

July 1, 2018: The Rev. Veronika Travis' first day as associate rector of St. Luke's, Wellington. Veronika is a transitional deacon ordained by the Diocese of Vermont.

July 1, 2018: The Rev. David May's first day as rector of St. Mary's, Goochland. He formerly served as rector of Grace, Kilmarnock.

July 1, 2018: Marlene Forrest's first day as assistant rector of St. Peter's in the Woods, Fairfax Station. Marlene is a candidate of this diocese and graduates from VTS in May.

July 1, 2018: Grant Mansfield's first day as assistant rector of St. Matthew's, Sterling. Grant is a candidate of this diocese and graduates from VTS in May

July 1, 2018: The Rev. Wallace Adams-Riley begins as senior chaplain at Christ Church School, Greenville (Diocese of Upper South Carolina).

June 30, 2018: The Rev. Sara-Scott Wingo's last day as rector of Emmanuel, Brook Hill (Richmond). Her family is relocating to Knoxville, Tennessee.

June 30, 2018: The Rev. Peter Way retires as vicar of Christ Church, Brandy Station.

June 17, 2018: Anna Broadbent begins as curate of St. James' Cathedral, Chicago. She is a candidate of this diocese and graduates from VTS in May.

June 17, 2018: The Rev. Thomas Hendrickson retires as vicar of Grace, Bremo Bluff.

June 13, 2018: Darren Steadman's first day as assistant rector of Christ Church, Glen Allen (Richmond). Darren is a candidate of this diocese and graduates from VTS in May.

June 3, 2018: The Rev. Leslie Chadwick’s last day as associate rector of Good Shepherd, Burke. She has accepted a call as lower school chaplain of St. Alban's School (Diocese of Washington).

June 1, 2018: The Rev. Elizabeth Rees' first day as senior associate rector of St. Paul's, Alexandria. Elizabeth's last day as associate rector of St. Aidan's, Alexandria is May 26.

June 1, 2018: Charles Cowherd begins as assistant rector of Good Shepherd, Burke. He is a candidate of this diocese and graduates from VTS in May.

May 20, 2018: The Rev. Kristine Johnson's last day as assistant rector of St. John's, McLean. She is discerning her next call.

May 11, 2018: The Rev. Canon Pat Wingo's last day as canon to the ordinary of the Diocese of Virginia. He has accepted a call to a long-term interim position in the Diocese of East Tennessee.

April 29, 2018: The Rev. Tony Andres retires as vicar of Holy Cross, Batesville.

Apr. 18, 2018: The Rev. Jane Sigloh's last day as bridge interim rector of Emmanuel, Greenwood.

Apr. 16, 2018: The Rev. Lyndon Shakespeare's first day as associate rector of Christ Church, Alexandria. Lyndon most recently served as interim rector of Holy Comforter, Vienna.

Mar 18, 2018: The Rev. Sarah Brockenbrough's last day as associate rector of Emmanuel, Greenwood. She is discerning her next call.

Mar. 15, 2018: The Rev. Jon Strand's first day as rector of Holy Comforter, Vienna. Jon formerly served in the Diocese of Massachusetts.

Mar. 7, 2018: The Rev. Richard Pelkey's first day as associate rector of Christ Church, Glen Allen (Richmond). He formerly served in the Diocese of Florida.

Feb. 11, 2018: The Rev. Ann Gillespie’s last day as senior associate rector of Christ Church, Alexandria. She is discerning her next call.

Feb. 5, 2018: The Rev. Fran Gardner Smith's first day as rector of St. Thomas', Mclean. She formerly served as interim rector of Grace & St. Mary's, Berryville.

Feb. 1, 2018: The Rev. Bill Queen begins as interim rector of Christ Church, Spotsylvania. He most recently served as interim of Christ & Grace, Petersburg (Southern Virginia).

Feb. 1, 2018: The Rev. Dr. Sue Eaves called as interim rector of St. Paul's, Richmond.

Jan. 31, 2018: The Rev. Stephen Becker's last day as vicar of Christ Church, Lucketts. He is retiring to High Point, North Carolina.

Jan. 27, 2018: The Rev. Cara Rockhill's last day as interim associate of Holy Comforter, Vienna. She accepted a call to serve as the young adult missioner for the Diocese of Rhode Island.

Jan. 21, 2018: The Rev. Lyndon Shakespeare's last day as interim rector of Holy Comforter, Vienna.

Jan. 21, 2018: The Rev. Abbott Bailey's last day as Rector of St. Andrew's, Oregon Hill (Richmond). She has been called as canon to the ordinary of the Diocese of California.

Jan. 7, 2018: The Rev. Weezie Blanchard’s last day as rector of St. Mary’s, Goochland. She is discerning her next call in the Diocese of Colorado, where her husband, Buck, now serves on diocesan staff. 

Jan. 7, 2018: The Rev. Elaine Thomas' last day as associate rector of St. Paul's Memorial, Charlottesville. She has been called to All Saints', Hoboken (Diocese of Newark).

Dec. 31, 2017: The Rev. Ann Willms’ last day as rector of St. Luke’s, Simeon. She is discerning her next call.

Dec. 31, 2017: The Rev. Bernie Schroeder's last day as interim rector of St. Thomas', McLean.

Dec. 10, 2017: The Rev. Beth Magill begins as rector of St. Michael's, Arlington. Beth served in the Diocese of Texas since her ordination by the Diocese of Virginia in 2009.

Dec. 1, 2017: The Rev. Lura Kaval named vicar of Incarnation, Mineral. Lura formerly served in the Dioceses of Maryland and Honduras. 

Dec. 1, 2017: The Rev. Herbert Jones begins as priest-in-charge of St. Thomas', Richmond. He currently serves as vicar of Our Saviour, Montpelier.

Nov. 1, 2017: The Rev. Gene LeCouteur begins as rector of Emmanuel, Middleburg. His last day as associate rector of St. Stephen's, Richmond was October 1.

Nov. 1, 2017: The Rev. Kathy Murray begins as rector of Beckford Parish (Emmanuel, Woodstock and St. Andrew's, Mount Jackson). She formerly served in the Diocese of New Jersey.

Oct. 31, 2017: The Rev. Anne Hallmark completes her service as rector of Emmanuel, Middleburg.

Oct. 15, 2017: The Rev. Athanasius Choi began as vicar of Holy Cross Korean, Fairfax. He formerly served in the Diocese of Washington.

Oct. 15, 2017: The Rev. Charles Joy begins as priest-in-charge (part-time) of St. Asaph's, Bowling Green. He formerly served as priest associate of St. James the Less, Ashland.

Oct. 2, 2017: The Rev. Dr. Sue Eaves began as bridge interim rector of St. Paul's, Richmond.

Oct. 1, 2017: The Rev. Jane Piver began as interim rector of Calvary, Front Royal. She formerly served as vicar of Grace, Stanardsville.

Oct. 1, 2017: The Rev. Jeff Packard's last day as rector of Christ Church, Spotsylvania. He begins as rector of St. Andrew's, State College (Diocese of Central Pennsylvania) on Oct. 16.

Oct. 1, 2017: The Rev. Anna Brawley begins as interim rector of St. Paul's, Kingsport (Diocese of East Tennessee). Her last day as rector of St. James the Less, Ashland was Aug. 31.

Oct. 1, 2017: The Rev. Rachel Rickenbaker begins as assistant rector of Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, Alexandria. Her last day as assistant rector of Trinity, Upperville was Aug. 28.

Oct. 2017: The Rev. Bambi Willis began as assisting priest of Trinity, Fredericksburg. Bambi formerly served as rector of St. Asaph's, Bowling Green.

Sept. 18, 2017: The Rev. Michael Cadaret begins as rector of Olivet, Franconia. His last day as interim rector of Beckford Parish will be Sept. 10.

Sept. 15, 2017: The Rev. Wallace Adams-Riley's last day as rector of St. Paul's, Richmond. He is discerning his next call.

Sept. 10, 2017: The Rev. Jeanie Martinez-Jantz's last day as interim rector of Olivet, Franconia. She begins as interim rector of St. Timothy's, Washington D.C. on Sept. 24.

Sept. 10, 2017: The Rev. Rock Higgins begins as priest-in-charge of St. James the Less, Ashland.

Sept. 10, 2017: The Rev. Christine Mendoza begins as rector of Good Shepherd, Burke. She formerly served in the Diocese of Texas.

Sept. 10, 2017: The Rev. Richard Bardusch begins as rector of St. Timothy's, Herndon. He formerly served in the Diocese of Massachusetts.

Sept. 10, 2017: The Rev. John McCard begins as rector of St. James's, Richmond. He formerly served in the Diocese of Atlanta.  

Sept. 5, 2017: The Rev. Jane Sigloh began as part-time interim rector of Emmanuel, Greenwood.

Sept. 2017: The Rev. Deacon Mary Beth Emerson retired from full-time ministry and has moved to Massachusetts. She is discerning her next call.

Sept. 1, 2017: The Rev. Jaime Leonard began as interim assistant rector of St. Thomas', McLean. She was ordained a transitional deacon by Bp. Johnston earlier this year.

Aug. 31, 2017: The Rev. Dr. Anna Brawley's last day as rector of St. James the Less, Ashland. She is discerning her next call.

Aug. 27, 2017: The Rev. Zachary Fleetwood began as interim rector of St. Paul's, Ivy.

Aug. 24, 2017: The Rev. Cara Rockhill began as interim assistant of Holy Comforter, Vienna. She was ordained this year by the Diocese of Washington.

Aug. 7, 2017: The Rev. Chris Cole begins as associate rector of St. Mary's, Arlington. He formerly served in the Diocese of Atlanta.

Aug. 6, 2017: The Rev. Bridget Coffey's last day as associate rector of Christ Church, Winchester. She begins as rector of St. Andrew's, Toledo (Diocese of Ohio) on Sept. 5.

Aug. 1, 2017: The Rev. Paul Moberly began as assistant rector of St. Alban's, Annandale. He was ordained earlier this year by the Diocese of Vermont.

Aug. 1, 2017: The Rev. Margaret Peel begins as associate rector of St. Andrew's, Burke. Her last day as assistant rector of Holy Comforter, Vienna is July 16.    

July 30, 2017: The Rev. Christopher Garcia's last day as rector of Emmanuel, Greenwood. He begins as rector of Christ Church, Port Republic (Diocese of Maryland) on October 1.

July 16, 2017: The Rev. Fanny Belanger begins as assistant rector of Grace, Alexandria. She formerly served as assistant rector of St. Dunstan's, McLean.

July 15, 2017: The Rev. David Crosby's last day as associate rector at Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, Alexandria. He is discerning a next call while completing training for interim ministry.

July 15, 2017: The Rev. Katherine Dougherty begins as deacon-in-charge of All Souls', Mechanicsville. She was ordained a transitional deacon by Bishop Johnston on June 10, 2017.

 July 2, 2017: The Rev. Eric Liles' last day as rector of St. Paul's, Ivy. He begins as associate for formation at St. Michael & All Angels, Dallas on Aug. 15. 

July 1, 2017: The Rev. Mario Gonzalez del Solar began as interim rector of St. Matthew's, Richmond.

July 1, 2017: The Rev. Alyse Viggiano began as curate of St. Paul's, Alexandria. She is a transitional deacon from the Diocese of Pittsburgh. 

July 1, 2017: The Rev. Jane Barr began as priest-in-charge (part-time) of Christ Church, Gordonsville.

July 1, 2017: The Rev. Chris Miller begins as rector of Immanuel, Old Church (Mechanicsville). His last day as assistant upper school chaplain at St. Stephen's & St. Agnes' School, Alexandria is June 30. 

June 30, 2017: The Rev. Chuck Alley retires as rector of St. Matthew's, Richmond. 

June 30, 2017: The Rev. Debbie Rutter retires as rector of Calvary, Front Royal.

June 26, 2017: The Rev. Weston Mathews begins as rector of Grace, The Plains. He formerly served as associate rector of St. Stephen's, Richmond.

June 18, 2017: The Rev. Jane Piver's last day as vicar of Grace, Stanardsville. She is discerning her next call.

June 12, 2017: The Rev. Matt Rhodes will begin as deacon-in-charge of Christ Church, Millwood (Cunningham Chapel Parish) on June 12. He graduates from VTS this May. 

June 11, 2017: The Rev. Dr. Ross Kane's last day as senior associate rector of St. Paul's, Alexandria. He begins as director of doctoral programs at VTS on July 1.

June 1, 2017: The Rev. Neal Goldsborough begins as associate for pastoral care (part-time) at Christ Church, Charlottesville. Neal formerly served as interim rector of St. Paul's Memorial, Charlottesville.

June 1, 2017: The Rev. Richard Fichter begins as rector (part-time) of Hanover with Brunswick (St. John's & Emmanuel, King George).

June 1, 2017: The Rev. Steve Rorke begins as interim rector of St. Andrew's, Arlington.

June 1, 2017: Will Packard begins as assistant rector of St. David's, Ashburn. Will graduates from VTS in May.

May 30, 2017: The Rev. Amelie Wilmer will begin as priest-in-charge of St. John's, Richmond (Church Hill). Her last day at All Souls', Atlee was April 30. 

April 23, 2017: The Rev. Charlie Spigner's last day as interim rector of Immanuel, Old Church (Mechanicsville).

April 23, 2017: The Rev. Susan Buchanan will be completed her service as rector of St. Thomas', Richmond.

April 20, 2017: The Rev. Adrianna Shaw completed her service associate rector of St. Andrew's, Burke.

March 2, 2017: The Rev. Rock Higgins began as Interim downtown missioner at St. Paul's, Richmond. 

March 1, 2017: The Rev. Amy Slater begins as associate rector of St. Mary's, Arlington. She previously served in the Diocese of Florida.

March 1, 2017: The Rev. Megan Limburg begins as rector of St. Mary's Whitechapel and Trinity, Lancaster. Her last day as associate rector of Grace, Kilmarnock will be Feb. 12.

February 26: The Rev. Melanie Mullen's last day as downtown missioner at St. Paul's, Richmond. On Mar. 1, she joined the Presiding Bishop's staff as the director of reconciliation, justice and creation care. Read more.

February 26, 2017: The Rev. Jenny Montgomery's last day as rector of St Andrew's, Arlington. She begins at Trinity, Newtown (Diocese of Connecticut) on March 1.

February 26, 2017: The Rev. Sarah Kinney Gaventa's last day at St. Paul's, Ivy. She and her family are moving to Austin, Texas following her husband's call to University Presbyterian Church, Austin.

February 22, 2017: The Rev. Will Peyton begins as rector of St. Paul's Memorial, Charlottesville. Ordained by the Diocese of Virginia, Will most recently served in the Diocese of New York. 

February 14, 2017: The Rev. Andrew Moore begins as associate rector of St. Mary's, Goochland. He previously served in the Diocese of Connecticut.

February 12, 2017: The Rev. Valentine Han retires as rector of St. Francis' Korean, Fairfax.

February 6, 2017: The Rev. Torrence Harman begins as priest-in-charge of St. John's, Warsaw and Farnham.

February 5, 2017: The Rev. Leslie Nuñez Steffensen's last day as associate rector of Grace, Alexandria. She begins as the Canon for Federal Ministries to the Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries and the Armed Forces on Feb. 14.

February 1, 2017: The Rev. Lynn Orville, dean of the Deacons' School, begins as part-time rector of St. Andrew's by-the-Sea, Little Compton (Diocese of Rhode Island). She will continue to serve as dean of the Deacons' School.

February 1, 2017: The Rev. Rosemari Sullivan begins as interim rector of St. Michael's, Arlington. 

January 15, 2017: The Rev. Meredith Heffner's last day at St. Mark's, Alexandria. She begins as rector of St. James', Potomac on January 23.

January 8, 2017: The Rev. Laura Inscoe will retire as rector of St. John's, Church Hill (Richmond).

January 1, 2017: The Rev. Carol Cole Flanagan began as interim rector of St. Barnabas', Annandale.

December 24, 2016: The Rev. Willis Logan's last day as associate rector of Christ Church, Charlottesville. Willis begins as rector of St. Mark's, Fincastle in the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia in March 2017. 

December 3, 2016: The Rev. Deacon Holly Hanback begins as vocational deacon at St. Gabriel's, Leesburg. Holly formerly served St. James', Leesburg. 

December 1, 2016: The Rev. Susan Hartzell began as priest-in-charge of St. Peter's-in-the-Woods, Fairfax Station.

November 22, 2016: The Rev. Robin Razzino begins as priest-in-charge of St. Clement's, Alexandria. Robin formerly served in the Diocese of Washington.

November 13, 2016: The Rev. Bambi Willis’s last day as rector of St. Asaph’s, Bowling Green.

November 6, 2016: The Rev. Stuart Wood was called as priest-in-charge of Christ Church, Middlesex. 

November 6, 2016: The Rev. Anne Turner begins as bridge interim rector of St. Timothy's, Herndon. 

November 6, 2016: The Rev. Bernie Schroeder begins as interim rector of St. Thomas', McLean.

October 23, 2016: The Rev. Mark Michael's last day as interim rector of St. Timothy's, Herndon. Mark was called as rector of St. Francis’, Potomac, MD (Diocese of Washington). 

October 1, 2016: The Rev. Emily Rowell Brown begins as Vicar of St. John the Baptist, Ivy. Emily formerly served as associate rector of St. Mary’s, Goochland.

September 25, 2016: The Rev. Leslie Hague's last day as rector of St. Michael's, Arlington. She begins as rector of All Saints', Fort Lauderdale in the Diocese of Southeast Florida on October 19. 

September 25, 2016: The Rev. John Hortum retires from St. Clement’s, Alexandria.

September 25, 2016: The Rev. Linda Wofford Hawkins retires from St Barnabas', Annandale.

September 18, 2016: The Rev. DeDe Duncan-Probe's last day as rector of St. Peter's in the Woods, Fairfax Station. DeDe was elected Bishop of Central New York on August 6.

September 11, 2016: The Rev. Dr. Anna Brawley begins as rector of St. James-the-Less, Ashland. Anna previously served in the Diocese of Alabama.

September 7, 2016: The Rev. John CN Hall begins as rector of St. Anne’s, Reston. John previously served in the Diocese of Southeast Florida. 

September 1, 2016: The Rev. Noelle York-Simmons begins as rector of Christ Church, Alexandria. Noelle previously served in the Diocese of Atlanta.

September 1, 2016: The Rev. Daniel Spors begins as assistant to the rector of St. Peter’s, Arlington. Daniel was ordained by the Diocese of Milwaukee.

September 1, 2016: The Rev. Hilary West becomes rector of Epiphany, Herndon. Hilary previously served as Epiphany’s priest-in-charge.

September 1, 2016: The Rev. Randi Hicks Rowe begins as rector of St. John’s, Wilson and St. Andrew’s, Burt in the Diocese of Western New York.

September 1, 2016: The Rev. Weezie Blanchard becomes rector of St. Mary's, Goochland. She served as St. Mary's interim associate rector since early 2015. 

August 28, 2016: The Rev. Becky Michelfelder's last day as interim of Grace, The Plains. She was called as rector of St. Stephen's, Columbus in the Diocese of Southern Ohio.

August 15, 2016: The Rev. Sarah Colvin begins as rector of St. Patrick’s, Falls Church. Sarah previously served as priest associate at St. Paul’s Memorial, Charlottesville.

August 14, 2016: The Rev. Bernie Schroeder completes his work as interim rector at St. Patrick’s, Falls Church. 

August 8, 2016: The Rev. Adrianna Shaw begins as Associate Rector of St. Andrew's Burke. Adrianna formerly served in the Diocese of Georgia. 

August 7, 2016: The Rev. Miller Hunter begins as rector of Trinity, Washington. Miller most recently served in Virginia as rector of St. Paul’s, Ivy before moving to the Diocese of North Carolina in 2010.

August 1: The Rev. Fran Gardner-Smith began as interim rector of Grace Church and St. Mary’s Church, Berryville. Fran previously served in the Diocese of California.

August 1, 2016: The Rev. Rhonda Baker begins as priest-in-charge of Grace Memorial, Port Republic. Rhonda retired from Grace, Goochland on May 22, 2016.

July 17, 2016: The Rev. Sandy Graham's last day as associate of St. Andrew’s, Burke. Sandy accepted a call to be Canon for Congregational Life in the Diocese of Hawai'i. 

July 1, 2016: The Rev. Emily Dunevant (formerly Cobb) begins as Priest-in-Charge at Grace, Goochland.

July 1, 2016: The Rev. Jordan Casson begins as rector of St. Michael’s, Yeadon in the Diocese of Pennsylvania.

June 30, 2016: The Rev. Marian Windel retires from Church of the Incarnation, Mineral.

June 26, 2016: The Rev. Randy Hollerith's last day as rector of St. James’s, Richmond. Randy accepted a call to be Dean of the Washington National Cathedral.

June 26, 2016: The Rev. Rick Lord retires from Holy Comforter, Vienna.

June 11, 2016: The Rev. Kristine Johnson begins as assistant of St. John's, McLean.

June 1, 2016: The Rev. Rachel Rickenbaker (nee Shows) begins as assistant rector of Trinity, Upperville.

June 1, 2016: The Rev. James Rickenbaker begins as assistant rector of Aquia, Stafford. James was ordained in the Diocese of East Carolina.

June 1, 2016: The Rev. Andrew Reinholz begins as rector of the Church of the Epiphany, Richmond.

May 29, 2016: The Rev. Dwight Brown retires from Clarke Parish (Grace and St. Mary’s, Berryville).

May 22, 2016: The Rev. Jim Papile retires from St. Anne’s, Reston.

May 22, 2016: The Rev. Rhonda Baker retires from Grace, Goochland.

May 1, 2016: The Rev. Kathleen Sturges begins as associate rector of Church of Our Saviour, Charlottesville. She completed her work as vicar of St. John the Baptist, Ivy, on April 17, 2016.

May 1, 2016: The Rev. Theresa Brion begins as Chaplain of Goodwin House Retirement Community, Bailey’s Crossroads. Theresa formerly served in the Diocese of Maryland.