“We are Ambassadors for Christ, God making His appeal through us!”

(II Corinthians 5:20)

From the Bishop

Bishop Jim Mauney

Biography

The Rev. James Foltz Mauney
Email:[email protected]

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, to whom I will have been married for 36 years this August, is a retired
math teacher. We met at a Lutheran college, Lenoir Rhyne College, in Hickory North
Carolina.
My daughter, Mem, a graduate of, Roanoke College and the University of Virginia
Medical School, is currently a fellow physician in Neonatalogy in Birmingham, Alabama.
She is married to Jason Zolak, who is a resident in Internal Medicine in Birmingham,
Alabama. They have a beautiful baby girl, Charlie, born February 24th 2010.

Education: 
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

The Wider Church

If you would like to join the Bishop’s Bible Study Please email Deb at: [email protected]

 

 LWF  Emphasis on Protecting Civilians and Respect for International Humanitarian Law in Syrian Conflict

 Lutheran World Federation: Easing the Pain of Shattered Dreams

Lutheran World Federation: Mekong Mission Forum Says Biblical Foundation Key to Identity

Article from The Lutheran Magazine Bishop Mauney is a Family Man

Lutheran World: Minimal Gains at Doha Climate Summit Call for Greater Church Action

Lutheran World Relief Responds to Devastating Philippines Typhoon

Upcoming Events

Aug
30
Sun
all-day Highlands Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church
Highlands Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church
Aug 30 all-day
Highlands Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church | Abingdon | Virginia | United States
Each of us has a voice for speaking the name of Jesus  to others, and we already have the stories about  Jesus working in our [...]
3:00 pm Highland Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church
Highland Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Highland Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church | Abingdon | Virginia | United States
Each of us has a voice for speaking the name of Jesus  to others, and we already have the stories about  Jesus working in our [...]
Sep
5
Sat
all-day Roanoke College Lutheran Student Visit Day @ Roanoke College
Roanoke College Lutheran Student… @ Roanoke College
Sep 5 all-day
Roanoke College Lutheran Student Visit Day @ Roanoke College | Salem | Virginia | United States
As the Lutheran College of Virginia, Roanoke College would like to invite your family  to attend a day designed to assist you with the college [...]
Sep
11
Fri
11:00 am Retired Pastors, Spouses, and Guests Luncheon @ Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church
Retired Pastors, Spouses, and Gu… @ Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church
Sep 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Synod staff invites out retired rostered leaders, spouses, widows, and guests of retired rosterd leaders to a luncheon to express our appreciation for your [...]
Sep
14
Mon
11:00 am Orientation to the Virginia Synod
Orientation to the Virginia Synod
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – Sep 15 @ 1:30 pm
Orientation to the Virginia Synod
If you are a rostered leader, intern, seminarian, or a spouse of one of the previously mentioned and you are new to the Virginia Synod, [...]
Sep
26
Sat
all-day ACTS Fall Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
ACTS Fall Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Sep 26 all-day
ACTS Fall Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church | Waynesboro | Virginia | United States
      ACTS Fall 2015 Course September 26th & November 7th Grace Lutheran Church, 500 South Wayne Avenue, Waynesboro Simulcast Locations: Holy Trinity [...]

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