Funeral Service for the Rev. Canon J. Fletcher Lowe

Rev. Canon John Fletcher Lowe, Jr. | 1932-2021

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Dear St. Paul’s Family,

The Reverend Canon John Fletcher Lowe, Jr.’s funeral service will be held this Wednesday, September 8th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

Clergy who would like to be involved in the entrance procession can arrive at 10:30 a.m. and vest (white stoles) in Scott Hall (St. Paul’s parish hall). Clergy who plan to be involved in the procession should RSVP to Rev. Charlie Dupree by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 6th.

A private interment will be held at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church on Thursday, September 9th at 10:00 a.m.

The funeral service will be live-streamed on the St. Paul’s website HERE and on our Facebook page HERE. You can also find a direct link to the live stream feed on YouTube HERE.

Out of an abundance of caution and care for one another, masks will be required, regardless of vaccination status. Due to our distancing requirements, seating is limited. Overflow seating will be available in Scott Hall. If you are feeling unwell or exhibiting any cold, allergy or flu-like symptoms please watch the live stream from home.

Whether you join in-person or online to remember and honor Fletcher’s life, your presence and prayers will be felt.

You can find Fletcher’s obituary HERE. A compilation of tributes from the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy (VICPP), of which Fletcher was a founder and former Executive Director, and a reflection from their current Executive Director, Kim Bobo, can be found HERE. A reflection from the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia can be found HERE.

St. Paul’s address: 815 E. Grace St., Richmond, VA 23219. The entrance to our parking garage is on 8th Street. Parking in the garage is free for anyone attending the service. There is also metered street parking on the surrounding streets. We encourage you to plan to arrive a little early to park, as there is major construction happening in the area and lane closures are likely.