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LAUNCH 2017

By | 2017-07-31T12:00:30+00:00 July 20th, 2017|News|

LAUNCH is an event for recent high school graduates led by Pastor Dave Delaney, and his summer intern, Emma Kessler. Held on the campus of Roanoke College in Salem from July 9-13, LAUNCH helps participants [...]

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

By | 2017-06-20T15:41:33+00:00 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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The Rev. Robert F. Humphrey elected bishop of ELCA Virginia Synod

By | 2017-06-19T09:54:58+00:00 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 | 2017-07-28T09:37:08+00:00 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 | 2017-07-28T09:37:08+00:00 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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