“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

Sep
1
Mon
all-day WEEK OF SERVICE
WEEK OF SERVICE
Sep 1 – Sep 7 all-day
During Sept.1-7, 2014, the Virginia Synod and the Virginia Lutheran Partners in Missionencourage congregations to participate in a service project during the Week of Service.  Our Virginia Week [...]
Sep
6
Sat
10:30 pm Roanoke College Lutheran Student Visit Day @ Roanoke College
Roanoke College Lutheran Student… @ Roanoke College
Sep 6 @ 10:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Roanoke College Lutheran Student Visit Day  @ Roanoke College | Salem | Virginia | United States
 Lutheran Student Visit Day September 6, 2014   As the Lutheran College of Virginia, Roanoke College would like to invite your family to attend a [...]
Sep
21
Sun
all-day Northern Valley Conference Gathering
Northern Valley Conference Gathe…
Sep 21 all-day
2014 Conference Gatherings “Sharing the Faith”   The idea for our 2014 conference gatherings come from our deans as we together explore our calling to be Ambassadors [...]
Oct
4
Sat
all-day ACTS Fall 2014 Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
ACTS Fall 2014 Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Oct 4 all-day
ACTS Fall 2014 Course will be Biblical Authority in Matters of Faith and Conduct led by the Rev. Dr. Mark Allan Powell.  Lutherans maintain that [...]
all-day ACTS Fall Course (Remote Location) @ First Lutheran Church
ACTS Fall Course (Remote Location) @ First Lutheran Church
Oct 4 all-day
ACTS Fall 2014 Course will be Biblical Authority in Matters of Faith and Conduct led by the Rev. Dr. Mark Allan Powell.  Lutherans maintain that [...]
Oct
7
Tue
all-day RENEW and RETREAT @ Caroline Furnace
RENEW and RETREAT @ Caroline Furnace
Oct 7 – Oct 9 all-day
A retreat for anyone 18+ involved in Christian Formation/Education and Youth Ministry. Come relax, renew, recharge, recreate as you share the joys, concerns and question you [...]
Oct
13
Mon
all-day Gathering of the Ministerium @ Quality Inn and Suites
Gathering of the Ministerium @ Quality Inn and Suites
Oct 13 – Oct 15 all-day
Join your Virginia Synod colleagues for this time of continuing education, worship, fellowship and renewal.  We seek the participation of 100% of the Virginia Synod’s rostered [...]

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