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(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

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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