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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

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

 

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Upcoming Events

Dec
5
Fri
all-day LARCUM Conference @ Norfolk, VA
LARCUM Conference @ Norfolk, VA
Dec 5 – Dec 6 all-day
LARCUM Conference: The New Landscape Of Post-Christian Christianity The LARCUM  Conference brings together Lutherans, Anglicans, Roman Catholics, and United Methodists for two days in Norfolk, [...]
Jan
16
Fri
all-day Synod Council
Synod Council
Jan 16 – Jan 17 all-day
all-day Winter Celebration
Winter Celebration
Jan 16 – Jan 18 all-day
Winter Celebration is our annual faith formation event for youth in grades 9-12 and their adult advisers.  We gather several hundred youth and adults for large [...]
Jan
23
Fri
all-day Winter Celebration 2
Winter Celebration 2
Jan 23 – Jan 25 all-day
Winter Celebration is our annual faith formation event for youth in grades 9-12 and their adult advisers.  We gather several hundred youth and adults for large [...]
Mar
7
Sat
all-day 7th Day
7th Day
Mar 7 – Mar 8 all-day

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