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Counting Down at St. Michael’s, Blacksburg

Since 2014 St Michael's in Blacksburg has been creatively counting down the days to Christmas with their online Advent Calendar. What started as a way to generate a greater web presence has become a unique way to reach [...]

By | 2019-12-12T16:40:39-05:00 December 10th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Counting Down at St. Michael’s, Blacksburg

Deck the Halls: The 2019 Virginia Synod Christmas Decoration Contest is on!

Submissions are now open for the 2019 Virginia Synod Christmas Decoration Contest! Congregations and individuals are both welcome to enter their decorations in one of three categories: Chrismons tree, Christmas tree, or Advent wreath for this year’s contest! To [...]

By | 2019-12-12T16:31:24-05:00 December 1st, 2019|Contests, News|Comments Off on Deck the Halls: The 2019 Virginia Synod Christmas Decoration Contest is on!

Lost and Found 2019: “You’re Welcome”

Lost and Found, the Virginia Synod youth event for 7th and 8th graders was held November 22-23 at Eagle Eyrie Baptist Convention Center in Lynchburg. This year nearly 200 youth and adult participants got to [...]

By | 2019-11-25T16:47:47-05:00 November 25th, 2019|Faith Formation, News, Youth|Comments Off on Lost and Found 2019: “You’re Welcome”

Virginia Synod Brings Greetings to Papua New Guinea

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 [...]

By | 2019-11-13T14:39:05-05:00 November 12th, 2019|News, PNG|Comments Off on Virginia Synod Brings Greetings to Papua New Guinea

ACTS 2019 Fall Course: New Testament

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 [...]

By | 2019-11-08T15:38:15-05:00 November 5th, 2019|Adult Faith Formation, News|Comments Off on ACTS 2019 Fall Course: New Testament