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Lutheran Summer Music at Valparaiso University

She left the ELCA National Youth Gathering in Houston headed for the campus of Valparaiso University in Indiana and another four weeks away from home. Carolina Bowen, rising 11th grader and member of College Lutheran [...]

By | 2018-08-10T10:07:59+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Lutheran Summer Music at Valparaiso University

Power in the Spirit: Walking in Newness of Life

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 [...]

By | 2018-07-19T15:45:32+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Power in the Spirit: Walking in Newness of Life

Mission Partner Updates

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 [...]

By | 2018-07-16T13:48:12+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Mission Partner Updates

Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice Hearings in Virginia

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 [...]

By | 2018-06-22T09:24:16+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice Hearings in Virginia