- A committee of pastors and representative of St. Bridget's, St. Mary's, and Our Lady of Lourdes churches recommended to Bishop Sullivan a new parish be established on Gayton Road or Springfield Road in Glen Allen.
- Bishop Sullivan approved the new parish to be located on 17 acres of land on Springfield Road.
- Rev. John Leonard was appointed pastor, and a new parish community started to be built.
May 30-31, 1992
- Fr. Leonard gathered interested parishioners to provide information, recruit charter members, choose a name for the parish, choose a name for the new parish, and survey the new parishioner's interests.
October 4, 1992
- Bishop Sullivan approved the name "St. Michael the Archangel"
- Approximately 180 families attended the first liturgies at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church and Short Pump Middle School
- Bishop Sullivan installed Fr. Leonard as the first pastor of St. Michael.
- Bishop Sullivan approved the recommnedation of the Diocesan Building and Renovation Commission that St. Michael hire an architect and develop a Master Plan.
- Groundbreaking of the $1.5 million worship and educational facility
October 17, 2002
- A Buildilng Committee was formed to look into the completion of the "master plan" to build a larger worship space, a daily liturgy chapel, Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Sacristy, additional storage space and to add another education wing and to provide office space in the complex, and a grotto by the lake behind the complex.
- Phase II was dedicated by Bishop Walter F. Sullivan
- Ten additional classrooms were added, as well as office space for 5 full-time and 5 part-time employees.
- The final cost was approximately $8 million.
- The parish was awarded an "Outstanding Parish Award"
- The parish became a twinning parish for St. Jean Baptisti in Dos Polasis, Haiti.
- St. Michael welcomed Msgr. Robert Perkins as its new pastor after the retirement of Fr. John Leonard.
- The parish made great strides in reducing its debts.
- Juanita Walker, the "face of St. Michael", retired after 13 years of dedicated service.
The parish continues to grow and flourish with its many ministries. We keep in mind the question, "Would the parish of St. Michael be missed if it ceased to exist today?"
- Fr. Dan Brady was named the third pastor of St. Michael.
- St. Michael welcomed its 2000th family.