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Deck the Halls: The 2019 Christmas Decoration Contest Winners

///Deck the Halls: The 2019 Christmas Decoration Contest Winners
This month we invited you to show off your Christmas Decoration style in the 2019 Virginia Synod Christmas Decoration Contest! With plenty of fantastic submissions, we’re taking a moment to share our three category winners from congregations and families of the Virginia Synod.
Thank you to all who entered! It has been so much fun to see and share the decorations that fill your homes and congregations.

Advent Wreaths and Trees

Advent Wreath Winner:
St. Paul’s Lutheran, Hampton
Submitted by Sue Clemens

Good Shepherd, Galax
Submitted by Anita Simpson

Grace Lutheran, Chesapeake
Submitted by The Rev. Leslie Weber

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waynesboro
Submitted by The Rev. Paul Pingel

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Winchester
Submitted by T. Shafferman

Holy Trinity Lutheran, Wytheville
Submitted by The Rev. Colleen Montgomery

Rader Lutheran, Timberville
Submitted by The Rev. Angela LaTourette Dunn

St. Mark Lutheran, Yorktown
Submitted by The Rev. Joel Neubauer

Chrismon Tree

Chrismon Tree Contest Winner:
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Winchester
Submitted by T. Shafferman

Ebenezer Luthearn, Marion
Submitted by Shelly Robinson

Emanuel Lutheran, Woodstock
Submitted by Melissa Kibler

Epiphany Lutheran, Richmond
Submitted by Brenda Barnes

Good Shepherd, Galax
Submitted by Anita Simpson

St. Andrew Luthearn, Portsmouth
Submitted by The Rev. Suzanne Stierwalt

St. Paul Lutheran, Strasburg
Submitted by Carol Smith and The Rev. Mary Louise Brown

Trinity Lutheran, Stephen City
Submitted by Brenda Boldin

Christmas Tree

Contest Winner
Submitted by Will Pilat
Christ, Roanoke
Submitted by Daniel Hess
Ebenezer, Marion
Submitted by Brenda Boldin
Trinity, Stephen City
By | 2019-12-17T12:08:31-05:00 December 17th, 2019|Contests, News|Comments Off on Deck the Halls: The 2019 Christmas Decoration Contest Winners

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