“We are Ambassadors for Christ, God making His appeal through us!”

(II Corinthians 5:20)

Quick Facts

Lutherans in Virginia

  1. The Virginia Synod has 153 Lutheran congregations from far southwest Virginia to the coast join together to form the Virginia Synod which is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The Lutheran congregations around Washington DC are a part of the Metro DC Synod.
  2. 4colorELCAstack-PMS-sm_03The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America was formed in 1988 and currently has over 9800 congregations and 4 million members in all 50 states.
  3. The average sized Lutheran Congregation in Virginia worships 85 people per Sunday.
  4. The oldest congregation in Virginia is Hebron Lutheran Church in Madison, Virginia which was founded in 1717.
  5. The newest congregation in Virginia is Grace and Glory Lutheran Church in Palmyria, Virginia which was founded in 2001.
  6. During an average year 1200 youth and adults attend Virginia Synod Youth Events.
  7. The Virginia Synod has a Wikipedia page: Wikipedia Page about VA Synod
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The oldest congregation in Virginia is Hebron Lutheran Church in Madison, Virginia

Grace and Glory

The newest congregation in Virginia is Grace and Glory Lutheran Church in Palmyria, Virginia

 

Upcoming Events

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 [...]
Feb
6
Fri
all-day Lutheran Campus Ministry Retreat Feb 6-7 @ Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp
Lutheran Campus Ministry Retreat… @ Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp
Feb 6 – Feb 7 all-day
Lutheran campus ministry students from across the state of Virginia are invited to participate in a retreat at Caroline Furnace Lutheran Bible Camp Feb 6-7. [...]
Feb
15
Sun
all-day Tidewater Conference Gathering
Tidewater Conference Gathering
Feb 15 – Feb 16 all-day
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Mar
7
Sat
all-day 7th Day
7th Day
Mar 7 – Mar 8 all-day
Mar
15
Sun
all-day Southern Conference Gathering
Southern Conference Gathering
Mar 15 – Mar 16 all-day
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