ForwardingFaith Fridays: May 11, 2018

We’re excited to hear stories about congregations who have joined in the ForwardingFaith campaign and creatively spread the good news of faith formation in Virginia during their appeals. This week we’re sharing good news from St. Michael Lutheran Church in Virginia Beach who just wrapped up their campaign last week! When members at St. Michael Lu ...

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ForwardingFaith Fridays: May 4, 2018

Shiloh Lutheran Church in Blacksburg, led by Bishop Emeritus Richard Bansemer, is one congregation that’s enthusiastically shown their support for the ForwardingFaith Campaign. Recently, members of Shiloh Lutheran made a significant contribution of $6,000 to the ForwardingFaith campaign. This contribution from Shiloh Lutheran is just one way for them to give ...

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ForwardingFaith Fridays: April 27, 2018

We’re excited to hear stories about congregations who have joined in the ForwardingFaith campaign and creatively spread the good news of faith formation in Virginia during their appeals. This week we spoke with Sarah Parker, the Campaign Leader for St. Philip Lutheran Church in Roanoke. She shared her personal connection to faith formation in Virginia ...

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ForwardingFaith Friday: April 20, 2018

We’re excited to hear stories about congregations who have joined in the ForwardingFaith campaign and creatively spread the good news of faith formation in Virginia during their appeals. This week, Connie Orme, the Campaign Leader for Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lexington, shares her congregation’s experience during their ForwardingFai ...

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ForwardingFaith at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Williamsburg

The Virginia Synod’s ForwardingFaith Campaign, which seeks to provide an endowment of $2.5 million to ensure the continuation of faith formation programming in our Synod, is nearing its goal with $2,441,761 total raised to date. This recent push towards our finish line is thanks to several congregations that have recently concluded successful congregational ...

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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 as well as how to refresh their stewardship skills for appeals to hold within their congr ...

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ForwardingFaith: Congregational Leader Training

We are almost two weeks into the new year, but there’s still time to pick up a new resolution for 2018. Resolve to get involved in supporting the Virginia Synod through the ForwardingFaith Campaign! The Virginia Synod’s ForwardingFaith Campaign, which is seeking to provide an endowment of $2.5 million to ensure the continuation of faith formation progr ...

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Giving the Gift of Faith

A message from Bishop Bob Humphrey on the ForwardingFaith Campaign Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, We have all known of and celebrated the deep commitment of key leaders in our synod in the past to the ForwardingFaith Campaign. Today I want to add my own clear commitment to this exciting and critical opportunity to expand and secure two trademark minist ...

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ForwardingFaith Campaign nearing goal of $2.5 million

The Virginia Synod’s ForwardingFaith Campaign, which seeks to provide an endowment of $2.5 million to ensure the continuation of faith formation programming in our Synod, is nearing its goal with $2.1 million in pledges in hand. Our Synod is known across the ELCA for its exceptional synod-wide events for youth including Winter Celebration, Lost & F ...

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Come Join Us in the ForwardingFaith Campaign!

I get excited…when I see the different approaches some of our Virginia Synod congregations are using to support and share our ForwardingFaith Campaign!   Grace Church in Winchester conducted an all-out campaign in celebration of its youth and members who had participated in ACTS and Power in the Spirit through the years. Members’ generosity has led to gifts ...

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