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Daily Devotions for Lent from the Tapestry Team

By | 2018-02-09T09:35:34+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, News|

You are invited to follow daily devotions for Lent that will be posted on the Virginia Synod Facebook page, Instagram, and Twitter. Each day a new devotion, written by folks from around the Virginia Synod, [...]

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ForwardingFaith Congregational Training Across Virginia

By | 2018-02-09T09:25:58+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, News|

On Saturday, January 27th the Virginia Synod held three rounds of ForwardingFaith Congregational Trainings across the state- in Blacksburg, Charlottesville, and Woodstock! These 2-hour training sessions taught attendees how to participate in the ForwardingFaith Campaign [...]

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New Guinea Islands (NGI), PNG Launch Malaria Initiative

By | 2018-02-09T09:25:48+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Blog, News|

We GIVE THANKS for the partnership between the Virginia Synod ELCA and the New Guinea Islands District of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea, as we continue to walk together as brothers and [...]

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Winter Celebration 2018: “Not By Bread Alone”

By | 2018-02-02T12:31:42+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Blog, News, Youth|

Winter Celebration, the Virginia Synod youth event for high schoolers was held on the weekends of January 19-21 and January 26-28 at Eagle Eyrie Baptist Convention Center in Lynchburg. This year over 340 youth [...]

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Deck the Halls: The 2017 Christmas Decoration Contest Winners

By | 2017-12-21T11:38:46+00:00 December 21st, 2017|News|

This month we invited you to show off your Christmas Decoration style in the 2017 Virginia Synod Christmas Decoration Contest! With plenty of fantastic submissions, we're taking a moment to share our three category [...]

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ForwardingFaith Congregational Training in Blacksburg has been POSTPONED

By | 2017-12-08T12:07:17+00:00 December 8th, 2017|News|

Unfortunately, due to inclement weather in our presenter's area, we are unable to offer the ForwardingFaith congregational training Saturday, December 9th at St. Michael Lutheran Church. The training has been rescheduled for : Saturday, January [...]

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Deck the Halls! 2017 Virginia Synod Christmas Decoration Contest

By | 2017-11-30T15:37:58+00:00 November 30th, 2017|News|

Submissions are now open for the 2017 Virginia Synod Christmas Decoration Contest! Congregations and individuals are both welcome to enter their decorations in one of three categories: Chrismons tree, Christmas tree, or Advent wreath for this year's contest! To [...]

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Virginia Synod Announces New Staffing Plan For 2018

By | 2017-11-20T11:22:52+00:00 November 20th, 2017|News|

Bishop Bob Humphrey, in consultation with the Synod Council, has announced a new plan for synod staff beginning on January 1st, 2018. The plan is designed to provide as much support as possible in [...]

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