“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
hebron-church

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

Aug
11
Tue
all-day Vocations Conference
Vocations Conference
Aug 11 – Aug 12 all-day
Vocations Conference
The 2015 VA Synod Vocations Conference August 11-12, 2015 Eagle Eyrie Conference Center Near Lynchburg, Va   “What’s trending?”  Trends are not really passing [...]
Aug
14
Fri
all-day Virginia Synodical Women’s Organization (VSWO) Convention @ St. Mark Lutheran Church
Virginia Synodical Women’s Organ… @ St. Mark Lutheran Church
Aug 14 – Aug 15 all-day
2015 VSWO Convention Virginia Synodical Women’s Organization August 14-15, 2015 St. Mark Lutheran Church Yorktown, VA We are excited to announce that our keynote speaker [...]
Aug
15
Sat
1:00 pm Macedonia Workshop East – Christ the King, Richmond @ Christ the King Lutheran Church
Macedonia Workshop East – Christ… @ Christ the King Lutheran Church
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Macedonia Workshop East – Christ the King, Richmond @ Christ the King Lutheran Church | Richmond | Virginia | United States
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 [...]
1:00 pm Macedonia Workshop West – Reformation, New Market @ Reformation Lutheran Church
Macedonia Workshop West – Reform… @ Reformation Lutheran Church
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Macedonia Workshop West – Reformation, New Market  @ Reformation Lutheran Church | New Market | Virginia | United States
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 [...]
Aug
16
Sun
1:30 pm Macedonia Workshop SWVA – St Michael, Blacksburg @ St. Michael Lutheran Church
Macedonia Workshop SWVA – St Mic… @ St. Michael Lutheran Church
Aug 16 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Macedonia Workshop SWVA – St Michael, Blacksburg  @ St. Michael Lutheran Church | Blacksburg | Virginia | United States
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 [...]
Aug
30
Sun
all-day Highlands Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church
Highlands Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church
Aug 30 all-day
Highlands Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church | Abingdon | 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 our [...]
3:00 pm Highland Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church
Highland Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Highland Conference Gathering @ St. John Lutheran Church | Abingdon | 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 our [...]
Sep
5
Sat
all-day Roanoke College Lutheran Student Visit Day @ Roanoke College
Roanoke College Lutheran Student… @ Roanoke College
Sep 5 all-day
Roanoke College Lutheran Student Visit Day @ Roanoke College | Salem | Virginia | United States
As the Lutheran College of Virginia, Roanoke College would like to invite your family  to attend a day designed to assist you with the college [...]

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