“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:bishopmauney@vasynod.org

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: worley@vasynod.org

 

 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
24
Sun
all-day Page Conference Gathering
Page Conference Gathering
Aug 24 all-day
“Sharing the Faith” 2014 Page Conference Gathering   Church council members, lay leaders, youth, and rostered leaders from the Page Conference are invited to attend [...]
Sep
6
Sat
10:30 pm Roanoke College Lutheran Student Visit Day @ Roanoke College
Roanoke College Lutheran Student… @ Roanoke College
Sep 6 @ 10:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Roanoke College Lutheran Student Visit Day  @ Roanoke College | Salem | Virginia | United States
 Lutheran Student Visit Day September 6, 2014   As the Lutheran College of Virginia, Roanoke College would like to invite your family to attend a [...]
Sep
21
Sun
all-day Northern Valley Conference Gathering
Northern Valley Conference Gathe…
Sep 21 all-day
2014 Conference Gatherings “Sharing the Faith”   The idea for our 2014 conference gatherings come from our deans as we together explore our calling to be Ambassadors [...]
Oct
4
Sat
all-day ACTS Fall 2014 Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
ACTS Fall 2014 Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Oct 4 all-day
ACTS Fall 2014 Course will be Biblical Authority in Matters of Faith and Conduct led by the Rev. Dr. Mark Allan Powell.  Lutherans maintain that [...]
all-day ACTS Fall Course (Remote Location) @ First Lutheran Church
ACTS Fall Course (Remote Location) @ First Lutheran Church
Oct 4 all-day
ACTS Fall 2014 Course will be Biblical Authority in Matters of Faith and Conduct led by the Rev. Dr. Mark Allan Powell.  Lutherans maintain that [...]
Oct
13
Mon
all-day Gathering of the Ministerium @ Quality Inn and Suites
Gathering of the Ministerium @ Quality Inn and Suites
Oct 13 – Oct 15 all-day
Join your Virginia Synod colleagues for this time of continuing education, worship, fellowship and renewal.  We seek the participation of 100% of the Virginia Synod’s rostered [...]
Oct
16
Thu
12:00 am Lands of the Bible Cruise
Lands of the Bible Cruise
Oct 16 @ 12:00 am – Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm
Lands of the Bible Cruise
Lands of the Bible Cruise     Click here for Brochure Click here to Register Online             Starting at an [...]
Oct
19
Sun
all-day Peninsula Conference Gathering
Peninsula Conference Gathering
Oct 19 all-day
2014 Conference Gatherings “Sharing the Faith”   The idea for our 2014 conference gatherings come from our deans as we together explore our calling to be Ambassadors [...]
Nov
8
Sat
all-day ACTS Fall Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
ACTS Fall Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Nov 8 all-day
ACTS Fall 2014 Course will be Biblical Authority in Matters of Faith and Conduct led by the Rev. Dr. Mark Allan Powell.  Lutherans maintain that [...]

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