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ForwardingFaith Congregational Training Across Virginia

On Saturday, January 27th the Virginia Synod held three rounds of ForwardingFaith Congregational Trainings across the state- in Blacksburg, Charlottesville, and Woodstock! These 2-hour training sessions taught attendees how to participate in the ForwardingFaith Campaign [...]

By | 2018-02-09T09:25:58+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on ForwardingFaith Congregational Training Across Virginia

New Guinea Islands (NGI), PNG Launch Malaria Initiative

We GIVE THANKS for the partnership between the Virginia Synod ELCA and the New Guinea Islands District of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea, as we continue to walk together as brothers and [...]

By | 2018-02-09T09:25:48+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on New Guinea Islands (NGI), PNG Launch Malaria Initiative

Winter Celebration 2018: “Not By Bread Alone”

Winter Celebration, the Virginia Synod youth event for high schoolers was held on the weekends of January 19-21 and January 26-28 at Eagle Eyrie Baptist Convention Center in Lynchburg. This year over 340 youth [...]

By | 2018-02-02T12:31:42+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Blog, News, Youth|Comments Off on Winter Celebration 2018: “Not By Bread Alone”

Deck the Halls: The 2017 Christmas Decoration Contest Winners

This month we invited you to show off your Christmas Decoration style in the 2017 Virginia Synod Christmas Decoration Contest! With plenty of fantastic submissions, we're taking a moment to share our three category [...]

By | 2017-12-21T11:38:46+00:00 December 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Deck the Halls: The 2017 Christmas Decoration Contest Winners

ForwardingFaith Congregational Training in Blacksburg has been POSTPONED

Unfortunately, due to inclement weather in our presenter's area, we are unable to offer the ForwardingFaith congregational training Saturday, December 9th at St. Michael Lutheran Church. The training has been rescheduled for : Saturday, January [...]

By | 2017-12-08T12:07:17+00:00 December 8th, 2017|News|Comments Off on ForwardingFaith Congregational Training in Blacksburg has been POSTPONED

Deck the Halls! 2017 Virginia Synod Christmas Decoration Contest

Submissions are now open for the 2017 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 | 2017-11-30T15:37:58+00:00 November 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Deck the Halls! 2017 Virginia Synod Christmas Decoration Contest

Virginia Synod Announces New Staffing Plan For 2018

Bishop Bob Humphrey, in consultation with the Synod Council, has announced a new plan for synod staff beginning on January 1st, 2018. The plan is designed to provide as much support as possible in [...]

By | 2017-11-20T11:22:52+00:00 November 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Virginia Synod Announces New Staffing Plan For 2018