Christie Meredith Wills

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April 21, 2009

Parishioners at Christ Church, Blacksburg have installed and blessed a labyrinth as a gift to the community in response to the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting tragedy. The purchase of the labyrinth was made possible by a grant from Episcopal...

January 29, 2008

Convention planners for the 89th Annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia correctly anticipated the need for twice the amount of seating as in recent years because of the presence of Presiding Bishop Katharine...

February 8, 2005

Snowy weather and challenging resolutions didn't prevent delegates to the 86th Annual Council from completing the business of the diocese January 28-30. Delegates passed a balanced budget of $1.05 million, acted on 12 resolutions and...

October 31, 2004

The night before they descended on Capitol Hill, 10 bishops were reminded of what they have in common with their congressional legislators. “You are all elected, you all have constituencies and you also hear from your people -- mostly when...

April 21, 2004

Many delegates to the Annual Council of the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia, held at the Hotel Roanoke, January 30-February 1, were prepared for what was predicted to be lengthy debate on both the diocesan budget and several contentious...