“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]

 

 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
19
Sun
3:00 pm Germanna Conference @ Peace Lutheran Church
Germanna Conference @ Peace Lutheran Church
Apr 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Germanna Conference @ Peace Lutheran Church | Charlottesville | Virginia | United States
Each of us has a voice for speaking the name of Jesus  to others, and we already have the stories about  Jesus working in [...]
Apr
25
Sat
all-day ACTS Spring Course
ACTS Spring Course
Apr 25 all-day
ACTS Spring Course
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 their communities. It [...]
all-day Lutheran Men in Mission Gathering–”The Challenging Message of Jesus” @ Roslyn Conference and Retreat Center
Lutheran Men in Mission Gatherin… @ Roslyn Conference and Retreat Center
Apr 25 – Apr 27 all-day
The theme for the Lutheran Men in Mission Gathering, held at the Roslyn Retreat Center, in Richmond, VA is ” The Challenging  Message of Jesus. ”  [...]
Apr
26
Sun
all-day Open House Event at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
Open House Event at Lutheran The…
Apr 26 – Apr 27 all-day
A two day event, the Open House is a chance for prospective students interested in attending seminary in order to earn their Master of Divinity, [...]
May
3
Sun
3:00 pm New River Conference Gathering @ Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
New River Conference Gathering @ Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
May 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New River Conference Gathering @ Luther Memorial Lutheran Church  | Blacksburg | Virginia | United States
Each of us has a voice for speaking the name of Jesus  to others, and we already have the stories about  Jesus working in [...]
May
5
Tue
12:00 pm Women Rostered Leaders Retreat
Women Rostered Leaders Retreat
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – May 6 @ 1:30 pm
Women Rostered Leaders Retreat
Bearing the Light: Squinting at the Glory of God Women Rostered Leaders Retreat The Virginia Diocesan Center at Roslyn Richmond, VA May 5th: Registration begins [...]
May
16
Sat
1:00 pm Macedonia Workshop East-St. Mark Yorktown
Macedonia Workshop East-St. Mark…
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Macedonia Workshop East-St. Mark Yorktown
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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