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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
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

Oct
16
Thu
12:00 am Lands of the Bible Cruise
Lands of the Bible Cruise
Oct 16 @ 12:00 am – Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm
Lands of the Bible Cruise
Lands of the Bible Cruise     Click here for Brochure Click here to Register Online             Starting at an [...]
Nov
8
Sat
all-day ACTS Fall Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
ACTS Fall Course @ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Nov 8 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 [...]
12:45 pm ACTS Fall Course-Remote Location @ First Lutheran Church
ACTS Fall Course-Remote Location @ First Lutheran Church
Nov 8 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
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 [...]
Nov
21
Fri
all-day Lost & Found
Lost & Found
Nov 21 – Nov 23 all-day
A middle school faith formation event. Contact Dave Delaney at [email protected] or call the Virginia Synod office at 540-389-1000 for more details
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 [...]
Mar
7
Sat
all-day 7th Day
7th Day
Mar 7 – Mar 8 all-day

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