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ELCA Grant Helps Keep Both Farms and Families Healthy in Southwest VA

By | 2017-07-28T09:37:16+00:00 March 13th, 2016|News|

“Everyone deserves the right to have fresh, healthy food,” said Gina Patrick, an employee of Appalachian Sustainable Development, an organization who was awarded a $4,500 ELCA Domestic Hunger Grant for their Healthy Families - Family [...]

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“Who’s My Neighbor?” Part Three: Re-Imagining Our Vocations in the Neighborhood

By | 2017-07-28T09:37:16+00:00 February 15th, 2016|News|

"I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?"  Isaiah 43.19 The theme of the last synod assembly was, “Ambassadors for Christ: Knowing Our Congregational Neighborhoods to [...]

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Partnerships Provide Care For Older Adults in Shenandoah County

By | 2017-07-28T09:37:16+00:00 February 4th, 2016|News|

The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia is astoundingly beautiful with rolling hills, green pastures and country back roads. The rural nature of this area that brings such beauty also has the ability to be a source [...]

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A Day for All People With the Virginia Center for Public Policy

By | 2017-07-28T09:37:16+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|News|

A group of Virginia Synod folks who participated in the Day for All People. On Wednesday January 20, a group of Lutherans from across the state attended the Virginia Center for Public Policy’s, [...]

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