Who We Are

Founded in 1785, the Diocese of Virginia is a community of more than 68,000 baptized members and 425 clergy in 38 counties and several cities of central, northern and northwestern Virginia, serving the world through 179 congregations, six schools, two diocesan centers and six diocesan homes, and home to the largest Anglican seminary in the world. Please use the links at left to learn more about our past, present and future.

Vision Statement for the Diocese of Virginia:

Our eyes fixed on Jesus, we speak the truth and act in love for the transforming of lives and the healing of the world.

We focus our vision especially in our mission priority areas:

  • Healing across differences
  • Honoring and caring for God’s creation
  • Sharing the faith of Jesus