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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

Letter of Thanks from Bishop Mauney to the Virginia Synod for Retirement Gift

By | June 20th, 2017|News|

Dear sisters and brothers at the Virginia Synod, Lynda and I would like to thank you all for the gracious gifts of appreciation that were sent in for my retirement. It may be that you [...]

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Ambassadors for Christ: Forwarding Faith

By | June 15th, 2017|News|

Synod Assembly is our annual opportunity for the 150 congregations of the Virginia Synod to come together and be reminded what it means to be a part of the wider church. Our theme during our [...]

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The Rev. Robert F. Humphrey elected bishop of ELCA Virginia Synod

By | June 11th, 2017|News|

The Rev. Robert F. Humphrey, Harrisonburg, Virginia, was elected June 11 to a six-year term as bishop of the Virginia Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election was held during the [...]

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Roanoke College 2017 Commencement Address by Bishop James F. Mauney

By | May 11th, 2017|News|

There was a warehouse that was losing all kinds of inventory and they didn't know what to do. The owner decided that they ought to hire a guard who'd been doing this work for about [...]

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Hebron Lutheran Church Celebrates 300 Years

By | May 4th, 2017|News|

The weekend of April 29-30, the Virginia Synod Ministerium and the community surrounding Hebron Lutheran Church in Madison all took part to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Hebron! Organized in 1717 by German settlers and built [...]

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The History of Hebron Lutheran Church

By | April 27th, 2017|News|

The weekend of April 29-30, the Virginia Synod and the community surrounding Hebron Lutheran Church in Madison will all take part to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Hebron! Organized in 1717 by German settlers, Hebron is known [...]

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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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