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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

Celebrating ACTS by the Numbers

By | April 6th, 2017|News|

This year ACTS, The Ambassadors Community for Theological Study, is celebrating 15 years! Stared by the Rev. Dr. Jean Bozeman because of a need for trained lay leadership in congregations, ACTS has evolved into a premier educational resource for all congregational [...]

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All Things Grow With Love

By | March 30th, 2017|News|

Clocks have been set forward, and spring has officially sprung, which for anyone with a green thumb means it's gardening season. For those that like to take root as the weather gets warmer small garden [...]

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The Soul of SolSup

By | March 23rd, 2017|News|

This week we're hearing from The Rev. Andrew Tucker of Christ Lutheran Church in Radford on a new initiative, SolSup, infusing activism and education into the typical congregational potluck suppers. What do we do when [...]

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ACTS: Introduction of the Old Testament

By | March 16th, 2017|News|

This past Saturday kicked off the beginning of the  2017 Spring ACTS (The Ambassadors Community for Theological Study) course in Waynesboro, Wytheville, and Chesapeake. ACTS is intended to enrich and equip laity for intentional service as ambassadors for Christ in homes, [...]

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7th Day: Everything We Have

By | March 9th, 2017|News|

7th Day, the Virginia Synod youth event for 5th and 6th-grades was held over the weekend of March 4-5 at Eagle Eyrie Baptist Convention Center in Lynchburg. Over 190 youth and adults made up Shepard Groups that [...]

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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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