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Virginia Synod Representatives Visit Companion District in Papua New Guinea

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 [...]

By | 2019-10-03T12:49:25-04:00 October 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Virginia Synod Representatives Visit Companion District in Papua New Guinea

Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA

We have so much to celebrate as we complete Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA, the first comprehensive campaign for this church. Through the generosity of members and congregations across this church, ELCA [...]

By | 2019-10-01T12:16:02-04:00 October 1st, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA

Synod Assembly Banner Available to Share

Banners from the 2018 and 2019 Synod Assemblies are available to share for congregational worship and celebration. The experimental program is offered through Norma Fredrickson’s Studio Three 17, with the support of synod staff. Norma [...]

By | 2019-09-24T13:48:38-04:00 September 24th, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on Synod Assembly Banner Available to Share

Where Does Your Offering Go?`

ELCA members recently gave $1.7 billion in unrestricted offerings to support God’s mission and ministry. Each year, ELCA congregations pledge to send a portion of the offerings they receive to fund ELCA ministries [...]

By | 2019-08-30T10:53:54-04:00 September 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Where Does Your Offering Go?`

The 7th Annual Week of Service God’s Work, Our Hands

The Virginia Synod Week of Service coincides with “God’s Work, Our Hands” Sunday, the ELCA Day of Service on September 8, 2019. We have extended the opportunity to serve to accommodate varying schedules. Last year churches across [...]

By | 2019-08-29T14:46:51-04:00 August 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The 7th Annual Week of Service God’s Work, Our Hands