“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]

 

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Article from The Lutheran Magazine Bishop Mauney is a Family Man

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Lutheran World Relief Responds to Devastating Philippines Typhoon

Upcoming Events

Feb
16
Tue
9:00 am Vibrant Faith: Engaging Adults @ Epiphany Lutheran Church
Vibrant Faith: Engaging Adults @ Epiphany Lutheran Church
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Vibrant Faith: Engaging Adults @ Epiphany Lutheran Church | Richmond | Virginia | United States
It’s time for every church to commit to adult faith formation. The transmission of faith to the next generation lies not in our work with children [...]
Mar
5
Sat
12:00 pm 7th Day @ Eagle Eyrie
7th Day @ Eagle Eyrie
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm – Mar 6 @ 1:30 pm
7th Day @ Eagle Eyrie | Lynchburg | Virginia | United States
7th Day* is our annual overnight event for youth in 5th and 6th grades and their adult advisors. During the weekend participants are part if a “Shepherd [...]
Mar
15
Tue
all-day DEADLINE to Register for Synod Assembly
DEADLINE to Register for Synod A…
Mar 15 all-day
Today is the deadline to register for Synod Assembly! Registration materials will be released on Feb. 1
Mar
19
Sat
all-day Bishops Day @ St. Mark Lutheran Church
Bishops Day @ St. Mark Lutheran Church
Mar 19 all-day
Bishops Day @ St. Mark Lutheran Church | Charlottesville | Virginia | United States
Bishop’s Day is for middle school and high school students who have been identified as having the potential for going into full time ministry. This [...]
Apr
9
Sat
9:00 am ACTS 2016 Spring Course: Spirituality and Leadership
ACTS 2016 Spring Course: Spiritu…
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
ACTS 2016 Spring Course: Spirituality and Leadership
The Ambassadors Community for Theological Study is intended to enrich and equip laity for intentional service as ambassadors for Christ in homes, churches, and in [...]

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