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The Rev. John Wertz, Jr named Director for Evangelical Mission/Assistant to the Bishop

By | 2018-05-14T16:10:20+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Blog, News|

On July 1, 2018, the Rev. John Wertz, Jr. will join the staff of the Virginia Synod, ELCA as the ELCA Director for Evangelical Mission/Assistant to the Bishop. In his primary role as Director for [...]

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Bishop Humphrey and the ”Army Chaplain Experience”

By | 2018-05-14T16:05:07+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Blog, News|

This week we're hearing from Bishop Humphrey about his recent “Army Chaplain Experience” at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. I had the opportunity to attend the “Army Chaplain Experience” at Fort Bragg, North Carolina from [...]

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To Speak in Parables: 2018 Spring ACTS Course

By | 2018-03-15T14:40:27+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Blog, News|

This past Saturday kicked off the beginning of the 2018 Spring ACTS (The Ambassadors Community for Theological Study) course in Waynesboro, Wytheville, and Yorktown. ACTS is intended to enrich and equip laity for intentional service as [...]

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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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