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Virginia Synod Brings Greetings to Papua New Guinea

By | 2019-11-13T14:39:05-05:00 November 12th, 2019|News, PNG|

The Office of the Bishop continues to lift up our partnership with our global companion Synod the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Papua New Guinea (PNG) this month! We have recently shared with our partners in the New [...]

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ACTS 2019 Fall Course: New Testament

By | 2019-11-08T15:38:15-05:00 November 5th, 2019|Adult Faith Formation, News|

This past Saturday concluded the 2019 Fall ACTS (The Ambassadors Community for Theological Study) course in Waynesboro, Wytheville, and Hampton/Yorktown. This year’s fall course, “New Testament", focused on listening to the many different voices that [...]

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National Council of Churches Christian Unity Gathering

By | 2019-10-30T10:16:54-05:00 October 17th, 2019|Do Justice, News|

The National Council of Churches (NCC) Christian Unity Gathering was held in Newport News and Hampton this week. This year's gathering marked the 400th year of the first enslaved Africans to arrive in America at [...]

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Virginia Synod Representatives Visit Companion District in Papua New Guinea

By | 2019-10-30T10:00:39-05:00 October 3rd, 2019|News, PNG|

Representatives from the four Synods of the ELCA (Virginia, North Carolina, Central States, and North West Lower Michigan) gathered in Cairns Australia and then proceeded to Port Moresby, PNG Capital City and finally on to [...]

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