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(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

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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

Jul
5
Sun
all-day LAUNCH
LAUNCH
Jul 5 – Jul 9 all-day
LAUNCH is an event for youth who have just graduated from high school. Its purpose is to give these older youth a chance to take [...]
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
15
Wed
all-day National Lutheran Youth Gathering
National Lutheran Youth Gathering
Jul 15 – Jul 19 all-day
Register Online Today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/at-the-waters-edge-junior-high-servant-event-2015-tickets-16009449695
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
11
Tue
all-day Vocations Conference
Vocations Conference
Aug 11 – Aug 12 all-day
Vocations Conference
The 2015 VA Synod Vocations Conference August 11-12, 2015 Eagle Eyrie Conference Center Near Lynchburg, Va   “What’s trending?”  Trends are not really passing [...]
Aug
14
Fri
all-day Virginia Synodical Women’s Organization (VSWO) Convention @ St. Mark Lutheran Church
Virginia Synodical Women’s Organ… @ St. Mark Lutheran Church
Aug 14 – Aug 15 all-day
2015 VSWO Convention Virginia Synodical Women’s Organization August 14-15, 2015 St. Mark Lutheran Church Yorktown, VA We are excited to announce that our keynote speaker [...]
Aug
15
Sat
1:00 pm Macedonia Workshop East – Christ the King, Richmond @ Christ the King Lutheran Church
Macedonia Workshop East – Christ… @ Christ the King Lutheran Church
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Macedonia Workshop East – Christ the King, Richmond @ Christ the King Lutheran Church | Richmond | Virginia | United States
A Wonderful Stewardship Opportunity Jim Kniseley and Cary Mangus have been working with the stewardship team of the ELCA and the ELCA has agreed to [...]
1:00 pm Macedonia Workshop West – Reformation, New Market @ Reformation Lutheran Church
Macedonia Workshop West – Reform… @ Reformation Lutheran Church
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Macedonia Workshop West – Reformation, New Market  @ Reformation Lutheran Church | New Market | Virginia | United States
A Wonderful Stewardship Opportunity Jim Kniseley and Cary Mangus have been working with the stewardship team of the ELCA and the ELCA has agreed to [...]
Aug
16
Sun
1:30 pm Macedonia Workshop SWVA – St Michael, Blacksburg @ St. Michael Lutheran Church
Macedonia Workshop SWVA – St Mic… @ St. Michael Lutheran Church
Aug 16 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Macedonia Workshop SWVA – St Michael, Blacksburg  @ St. Michael Lutheran Church | Blacksburg | Virginia | United States
A Wonderful Stewardship Opportunity Jim Kniseley and Cary Mangus have been working with the stewardship team of the ELCA and the ELCA has agreed to [...]

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