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About Emily Pilat

Emily Pilat is the Director of Communications for the Virginia Synod. She is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington where she earned her BA in in English with a concentration in Creative Writing, and a minor in Digital Studies. If you have an announcement, upcoming event, or news story idea you would like to share, get in touch with Emily via email [email protected] or by phone (540) 389-1000

Our Lutheran Response to Refugees from All Over the World

By | February 9th, 2017|News|

A statement from Bishop James F. Mauney: In 1944-1945, German soldiers who had invaded Europe fought against our own sons and daughters, were brought as prisoners of war and placed in camps near Timberville, in [...]

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Blessings in a Cup

By | February 9th, 2017|News|

“Got a case of the Mondays?” For a lot of people, Mondays can seem like the worst day of the week. Waking up earlier and getting back into a routine at work or school can [...]

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Winter Celebration: Ridgeline

By | February 9th, 2017|News|

Winter Celebration, the Virginia Synod youth event for 9th through 12th graders was held over the weekends of January 20-22 and January 27-29 at Eagle Eyrie Baptist Convention Center in Lynchburg. This year over 400 [...]

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Planning Winter Celebration

By | February 9th, 2017|News|

Winter Celebration, the Virginia Synod youth event for 9th through 12th graders held its first-weekend last week, from January 20th to the 22nd. This coming weekend will be the second weekend for the event. Anticipation is [...]

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Come In From The Cold

By | January 6th, 2017|Blog|

  For many of us, chilly winter months mean lots of time spent shut in and bundled up to stay warm and comfortable. At St. Luke's of Culpeper, winter’s harsh weather is an opportunity to [...]

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The Top 10 Moments from 2016 in the Virginia Synod!

By | January 6th, 2017|Blog|

  We've had a great 2016 here in the Virginia Synod! Now that the year is coming to a close we're taking some time now to look back and celebrate the best moments of 2016! [...]

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The Virginia Synod Christmas Tree Decoration Contest Entries

By | December 22nd, 2016|Blog, News|

This year we invited you to show off your Christmas Tree style in The 2016 Virginia Synod Christmas Tree Decoration Contest! With plenty of fantastic submissions, we're taking a moment to share all of the trees [...]

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Chrismons: See the Reason for the Season

By | December 16th, 2016|Blog|

For some, the start of the Christmas season begins as soon as they see their first Christmas ad on TV. For others, the season returns as they watch the Advent Wreath lit. For me, it's [...]

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Lost and Found: God is Great God is Good

By | December 6th, 2016|Blog, Youth|

For families that say grace before mealtime, the prayer "God is great, God is good, and we thank him for our food, by his hands, we all are fed, give us Lord, our daily bread" [...]

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Confirmation Class Field Trip

By | December 6th, 2016|Blog, Youth|

This past Election Tuesday was a day for five confirmation students to reflect on the role of the church outside their home congregation with a unique trip. For over 20 years, Epiphany Lutheran in Richmond [...]

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