June 7, 2023
Boardroom of Administration Building
Part I: The Parish System in Colonial Virginia
The Colonial Church was an arm of the British Crown, its goal was to promote and extend the empire. In Virginia there were very few clergy but an elaborate system of Churchwardens, Questmen and Sidesmen whose powers went far beyond our understanding of church. Come and hear how this system affected Colonists, Enslaved and Indigenous People in Virginia Colony.
History from the Old Brick Church Summer Series
This Summer we are launching a Summer Series on the History of the Anglican Church in Virginia. This will be an informal gathering around lunch (bring your own lunch, cookies and drinks will be provided). Part I: The Parish System in Colonial Virginia, Part II The Struggle for an American Episcopal Church, Part III. The History of Newport Parish . This is a free program but registration is required! We will meet in the boardroom of the Administration building at St. Luke’s.