Welcome to the First Jurisdiction of Virginia

The Historic First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Virginia is led by Bishop Marc A. Thomas, Sr.  Established in 1914 by our founder, Bishop Charles Harrison Mason, the Church Of God In Christ in Virginia has continued to flourish throughout the years.  Whether you live in the North, South, East or West, the Church Of God In Christ in Virginia is here to minister to you and your family.

109th Holy Convocation

You are cordially invited to join the Historic Virginia First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction on August 21-27, 2023 in Portsmouth, Virginia for the 109th Holy Convocation. ONE DAY Special!!! Register on July 22, 2023 for an AIM Special of $45!!!

2023 Theme

“Pursuing Peace Through Holy Living”
Hebrews 12:14, 15; 2 Corinthians 7:1

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