“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

Jun
3
Wed
10:00 am Boundary Training Workshop @ Epiphany Lutheran Church, Richmond
Boundary Training Workshop @ Epiphany Lutheran Church, Richmond
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Please Click Here for the Boundary Training Workshop Flyer and Registration Information
Jun
4
Thu
10:00 am Boundary Training Workshop @ Roanoke College
Boundary Training Workshop @ Roanoke College
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Please Click Here for the Boundary Training Workshop Flyer and Registration Information
Jun
5
Fri
all-day Synod Assembly 2015 @ Roanoke College
Synod Assembly 2015 @ Roanoke College
Jun 5 – Jun 7 all-day
Synod Assembly 2015 @ Roanoke College | Salem | Virginia | United States
  Ambassadors For Christ: Knowing Our Congregational Neighborhood To Do God’s Will June 5-7, 2015 Roanoke College Bishop Announces Virginia Synod Assembly from Virginia Synod, [...]
Jun
21
Sun
all-day Kairos
Kairos
Jun 21 – Jun 26 all-day
Kairos* is our annual week of faith formation for youth who will be in 9th-12th grades in the coming fall.  It is a chance for youth [...]
Jul
9
Thu
all-day Power in the Spirit
Power in the Spirit
Jul 9 – Jul 11 all-day
Click Here for the Power In the Spirit Registration Brochure Power in Spirit is an inspirational  conference for everyone who wishes to explore God’s call [...]
Jul
26
Sun
all-day At Water’s Edge: Junior High Servant Event
At Water’s Edge: Junior High Ser…
Jul 26 – Jul 31 all-day
At the Water’s Edge is a week-long servant event for Youth who have completed the 6th, 7th, or 8th grade, and their adult adivsors.  We spend [...]
Aug
3
Mon
all-day Vocations Conference
Vocations Conference
Aug 3 – Aug 5 all-day
The Virginia Synod will host a Vocations Conference for its seminarians and those interested in serving as a pastor, diaconal minister, deaconess, or associate in [...]

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