From the Bishop

//From the Bishop
From the Bishop 2017-07-28T09:37:00+00:00

Bishop Jim MauneyThe Rev. James Foltz Mauney

P. O. Box 70
Salem, Virginia 24153
540-389-1000 (office) 

Born: Lynchburg, Virginia, June 21, 1952

Parents: The Rev. Marshall F. Mauney and Laura Virginia Foltz Mauney Norfolk, VA. Father served as pastor at First Lutheran, Norfolk, for 20 years. Retired Pastor Emeritus
My two greatest joys and callings are to:
My wife, Lynda a retired math teacher. We met at a Lutheran college, Lenoir Rhyne College, in Hickory North
My daughter, Mem, a graduate of, Roanoke College and the University of Virginia
Medical School.
Mem is married to Jason Zolak. They have three beautiful girls, Charlie, Sally, and Cricket.

Graduated Granby High School 1970
Graduated Lenoir Rhyne College, 1974, BA in English-Speech
Graduated Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, 1978, Masters
of Divinity.
Graduated Trinity Lutheran Seminary, 1994, Masters of Sacred
Theology in New Testament Studies
Graduated Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, 2009, Masters of
Sacred Training in Old Testament Studies

Previous Experience: 
1978-1981 Associate Pastor, Christ Lutheran Church, San Diego, CA
1981-1988 Pastor, Christ Lutheran Church, Richmond, VA
1988-1999 Assistant to the Bishop, The Virginia Synod, ELCA

Honorary Degrees: 
2000 Doctor of Divinity, awarded by Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina
2000 Doctor of Divinity, awarded by Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia

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