“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

Jun
3
Wed
10:00 am Boundary Training Workshop @ Epiphany Lutheran Church, Richmond
Boundary Training Workshop @ Epiphany Lutheran Church, Richmond
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Please Click Here for the Boundary Training Workshop Flyer and Registration Information
Jun
4
Thu
10:00 am Boundary Training Workshop @ Roanoke College
Boundary Training Workshop @ Roanoke College
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Please Click Here for the Boundary Training Workshop Flyer and Registration Information
Jun
5
Fri
all-day Synod Assembly 2015 @ Roanoke College
Synod Assembly 2015 @ Roanoke College
Jun 5 – Jun 7 all-day
Synod Assembly 2015 @ Roanoke College | Salem | Virginia | United States
  Ambassadors For Christ: Knowing Our Congregational Neighborhood To Do God’s Will June 5-7, 2015 Roanoke College Bishop Announces Virginia Synod Assembly from Virginia Synod, [...]
Jun
21
Sun
all-day Kairos
Kairos
Jun 21 – Jun 26 all-day
Kairos* is our annual week of faith formation for youth who will be in 9th-12th grades in the coming fall.  It is a chance for youth [...]
Jul
9
Thu
all-day Power in the Spirit
Power in the Spirit
Jul 9 – Jul 11 all-day
Click Here for the Power In the Spirit Registration Brochure Power in Spirit is an inspirational  conference for everyone who wishes to explore God’s call [...]
Jul
26
Sun
all-day At Water’s Edge: Junior High Servant Event
At Water’s Edge: Junior High Ser…
Jul 26 – Jul 31 all-day
At the Water’s Edge is a week-long servant event for Youth who have completed the 6th, 7th, or 8th grade, and their adult adivsors.  We spend [...]
Aug
3
Mon
all-day Vocations Conference
Vocations Conference
Aug 3 – Aug 5 all-day
The Virginia Synod will host a Vocations Conference for its seminarians and those interested in serving as a pastor, diaconal minister, deaconess, or associate in [...]

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