The Rev. David H. Lewis Jr., rector of St. Matthews's Episcopal Church in Richmond, has been elected suffragan (assistant) bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Virginia. He will be consecrated Feb. 3. He succeeds the Rt. Rev. John A. Baden, who is retiring.

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Laird Jones, vice president of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, will become pastor of Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church. Jones has been a preacher on NBC's National Radio Pulpit and on the widely syndicated Protestant Radio Hour. He has served on several boards and commissions of the National Council of Churches and the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. He has been pastor of churches in Louisville, Orlando, and Miami, Fla.

Sister Sharon Ann Euart has been named director of the division of research and planning of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Baltimore. Two years ago the Sisters of Mercy nun was the first woman to be accepted in the archdiocesan internship program to expedite the training and placement of women in leadership positions in the archdiocese.

The Rev. William L. Fox Jr. is the new minister of the Universalist National Memorial Church in Washington. Fox, who formerly served Theodore Parker Unitatian Church in West Roxbury, Mass., succeeds the Rev. Seth R. Brooks, who is minister emeritus of the church here.

The Rev. William Norvel will leave the pastorate of St. Benedict the Moor Roman Catholic Church in Washington at the end of this month. The Josephite priest has been reassigned to a parish in Los Angeles. He will be succeeded at St. Benedict's by the Rev. Rawlin Enatte, who was a Newman chaplain at Southern University in Baton Rouge, La.

Frances Weigand is associate pastor of the Beltsville Seventh-day Adventist Church. She succeeds Patricia Wilkenson, and is the second woman to serve on the staff of the Beltsville church.