“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

Apr
25
Sat
all-day ACTS Spring Course
ACTS Spring Course
Apr 25 all-day
ACTS Spring Course
The Ambassadors Community for Theological Study is intended to enrich and equip laity for intentional service as ambassadors for Christ in homes, churches, and in their communities. It [...]
all-day Lutheran Men in Mission Gathering–“The Challenging Message of Jesus” @ Roslyn Conference and Retreat Center
Lutheran Men in Mission Gatherin… @ Roslyn Conference and Retreat Center
Apr 25 – Apr 27 all-day
The theme for the Lutheran Men in Mission Gathering, held at the Roslyn Retreat Center, in Richmond, VA is ” The Challenging  Message of Jesus. ”  [...]
Apr
26
Sun
all-day Open House Event at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
Open House Event at Lutheran The…
Apr 26 – Apr 27 all-day
A two day event, the Open House is a chance for prospective students interested in attending seminary in order to earn their Master of Divinity, [...]
May
3
Sun
3:00 pm New River Conference Gathering @ Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
New River Conference Gathering @ Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
May 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New River Conference Gathering @ Luther Memorial Lutheran Church  | Blacksburg | 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 [...]
May
5
Tue
12:00 pm Women Rostered Leaders Retreat
Women Rostered Leaders Retreat
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – May 6 @ 1:30 pm
Women Rostered Leaders Retreat
Bearing the Light: Squinting at the Glory of God Women Rostered Leaders Retreat The Virginia Diocesan Center at Roslyn Richmond, VA May 5th: Registration begins [...]
May
16
Sat
1:00 pm Macedonia Workshop East-St. Mark Yorktown
Macedonia Workshop East-St. Mark…
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Macedonia Workshop East-St. Mark Yorktown
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–Christ Staunton @ Christ Lutheran Church
Macedonia Workshop West–Christ … @ Christ Lutheran Church
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Macedonia Workshop West--Christ Staunton @ Christ Lutheran Church | Staunton | 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 [...]
May
17
Sun
1:30 pm Macedonia Workshop SWVA–St. Michael Blacksburg @ St. Michael Lutheran Church
Macedonia Workshop SWVA–St. Mic… @ St. Michael Lutheran Church
May 17 @ 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 [...]

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