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(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

Apr
27
Sun
all-day Malaria Day
Malaria Day
Apr 27 all-day
Malaria Sunday is April 27th 2014. Start planning now to raise awareness and giving! Virginians have given $175,000 so far to help our sisters and [...]
Apr
28
Mon
10:00 am Boundary Training Workshop-Richmond @ Epiphany Lutheran Church
Boundary Training Workshop-Richmond @ Epiphany Lutheran Church
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Boundary Training Letter of Invitation 2014 This event will also be offered at: Reformation Lutheran Church in New Market on April 29 or at Luther [...]
Apr
29
Tue
10:00 am Boundary Training Workshop-New Market @ Reformation Lutheran Church
Boundary Training Workshop-New M… @ Reformation Lutheran Church
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Boundary Training Letter of Invitation 2014 Workshop Leader, Barbara Keller has been the consultant to the ELCA for the Prevention of Sexual Misconduct since 2006. [...]
May
1
Thu
10:00 am Boundary Training Workshop-Blacksburg @ Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
Boundary Training Workshop-Black… @ Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Boundary Training Letter of Invitation 2014 Workshop Leader, Barbara Keller has been the consultant to the ELCA for the Prevention of Sexual Misconduct since 2006. [...]
May
3
Sat
all-day Media Conference @ St. Timothy Lutheran Church
Media Conference @ St. Timothy Lutheran Church
May 3 all-day
The Tidewater Church Media Conference or tidewatercmc is here for YOU!  As a leader in your church, God has entrusted you with the sharing of [...]
May
4
Sun
all-day Central Valley Conference @ Zion Lutheran Church
Central Valley Conference @ Zion Lutheran Church
May 4 all-day
“Sharing the Faith” 2014 Central Valley Conference Gathering   Church council members, lay leaders, youth, and rostered leaders from the Central Valley Conference are invited [...]
May
16
Fri
5:00 pm Lutheran Men in Mission 2014 Gathering @ Roslyn Diocesan Retreat Center, Richmond, VA
Lutheran Men in Mission 2014 Gat… @ Roslyn Diocesan Retreat Center, Richmond, VA
May 16 @ 5:00 pm – May 18 @ 5:00 pm
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