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Power in the Spirit: Walking in Newness of Life

By | 2018-07-19T15:45:32+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Blog, News|

The annual conference Power in the Spirit took place just last week on the campus of Roanoke College in Salem from July 12-14. Together attendees from across the state gathered to explore what it means [...]

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Mission Partner Updates

By | 2018-07-16T13:48:12+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Blog, News|

At the 2018 Synod Assembly, we had the opportunity to hear from some of the Virginia Synod's Mission Partners. This week, we're sharing their reports, as well as the videos so anyone who wasn't in attendance [...]

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Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice Hearings in Virginia

By | 2018-06-22T09:24:16+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Blog, News|

In 2009, the Churchwide Assembly authorized the development of a social statement on women and justice. The ELCA Task Force on Women and Justice: One in Christ has been at work since 2012 and brought [...]

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ACTS Awards Seven at Immanuel, Bluefield and Central, Burkes Garden

By | 2018-06-21T15:18:16+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Blog, News|

There was much to celebrate over the weekend at Immanuel Lutheran in Bluefield West Virginia, and Central Lutheran in Burkes Garden. Special worship leaders and guests from throughout the synod joined these congregations to celebrate [...]

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Bishop Humphrey’s Response to the Santa Fe High School Shooting

By | 2018-05-18T15:07:30+00:00 May 18th, 2018|News|

“Thus says the Lord: A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted for her children, because they are no more.” (Jeremiah 31:15) [...]

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