Mission Partner Updates

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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 can catch up with the important work our partners are involved in currently!

Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp and Retreat Center

Serving the Lord since 1957, Caroline Furnace provides unforgettable faith, education, and renewal experiences in God’s creation for all God’s people. To read Caroline Furnace’s report for this year’s assembly, click here. To learn more about Caroline Furnace, and their current summer camps and programming, visit their website:www.carolinefurnace.org
To watch Caroline Furnace’s video that was shown during the 2018 Virginia Synod Assembly, click here.

Lutheran Family Services of Virginia

The people of Lutheran Family Services of Virginia (LFSVA) work with vulnerable citizens in our communities to restore the promise that life offers. To read LFSVA’s report for this year’s assembly, click here. To learn more about LFSVA’s mission, services and commitment to an abundant life for all of God’s children, visit their website: lfsva.org.
To watch LFSVA’s video that was shown during the 2018 Virginia Synod Assembly, click here.

National Lutheran Communities & Services

Since 1890, National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) has served seniors of all beliefs in the area covered by the Virginia, Delaware-Maryland and Metro D.C. Synods. To read NLCS’s report for this year’s assembly, click here. To learn more about NLCS, visit their website: www.nationallutheran.org
To watch NLCS’s video that was shown during the 2018 Virginia Synod Assembly, click here.


Roanoke College

Founded in 1842, Roanoke College is an independent, co-educational, 4-year liberal arts college located in Salem, Virginia. Roanoke College is the second oldest Lutheran related college in America and Virginia’s only Lutheran college. To read Roanoke College’s report for this year’s assembly, click here. To learn more about Roanoke College, visit their website: www.roanoke.edu
To watch Roanoke College’s video that was shown during the 2018 Virginia Synod Assembly, click here.

Virginia Lutheran Homes

Established in 1966, Virginia Lutheran Homes (VLH) serves the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of more than 550 residents in Roanoke, New Market, and Virginia Beach. To learn more about VLH, visit their website: www.vlhnet.org
To watch VLH’s video that was shown during the 2018 Virginia Synod Assembly, click here.
By | 2018-07-16T13:48:12+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Mission Partner Updates

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Emily Pilat is the Director of Communications for the Virginia Synod. She is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington where she earned her BA in in English with a concentration in Creative Writing, and a minor in Digital Studies.If you have an announcement, upcoming event, or news story idea you would like to share, get in touch with Emily via email [email protected] or by phone (540) 389-1000