By signing up for the e-Communiqué, you'll receive a monthly e-newsletter from the Diocese, including bishop's announcements, updates about diocesan events and good news from other churches. The Diocese also uses this list to distribute timely updates regarding important announcements and events.
We welcome your submission of items to the e-Communiqué, but regret that we cannot honor all requests to include certain events or announcements. Please find below some guidelines for submitting items to be considered for publication.
- The purpose of the e-Communiqué is to provide timely information that is relevant to church leaders.
- All items for e-Communiqué consideration should be submitted to Nancy Chafin.
- The e-Communiqué is scheduled to go out mid-month. The submission deadline is the Tuesday before an e-Communiqué is scheduled. For the exact distribution dates, view our events calendar.
- Diocesan and church-sponsored events receive priority.
Please feel free to use the material in the e-Communiqué, excerpting or reprinting parts of it in your newsletter, or posting the entire issue on your congregation's bulletin board. Please share it with others in your congregation who might find it helpful: Christian educators, church musicians, parish secretaries, parish newsletter editors, youth leaders.
The Diocese uses Constant Contact for e-mail marketing, and has partnered with Constant Contact to offer e-mail marketing services to our churches through our Business Partnership. By signing on with Constant Contact under the Diocese of Virginia Business Partnership umbrella, the Diocese will receive a 15 percent revenue of each church's fees.