Luther Memorial Lutheran Church partners with a number of ministries and organizations which use our facilities regularly. Our church is used by some group of the church or community nearly every day, and all are welcome! Contact us if you are interested in meeting at Luther Memorial.
Sisters in Sobriety (part of the Virginia Area of Alcoholics Anonymous), meets weekly on Mondays at 6:30 pm at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church.
Sisters in Sobriety currently meets outside in the Luther Memorial Picnic Pavilion on Mondays and Thursdays at 6:30 pm. We practice safe social distancing including the wearing of masks.
Both the Cub Scouts and the Boy Scouts meet regularly at Luther Memorial. At this time, the Scouts continue to meet online and by Zoom. For more information about Boy Scout Troop 704, contact the Scoutmaster via e-mail at email@example.com.
If you are interested in developing skills in discussing matters of race with others, please join the Jim Crow/White Privilege group (one of five issue groups that supports the Dialog on Race in Montgomery County), on the second Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm. Members discuss and learn about issues that contribute to or sustain systemic racism, and share personal stories of their experience with racism. Contact John Hess (firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information or visit our website.
The Little Hokie Hangout is a parent-cooperative child-care program open to Virginia Tech students and employees (faculty and staff pay an increased rate) with children ages 2-5. The preschool plans to reopen in a limited capacity, observing extra health and safety precautions on July 8, 2020. Please email the Director (email@example.com) for more information.
Newcomers Club meets monthly in the Fellowship Hall. It is open to all new residents of the community. They also sponsor many activities including a book club, hiking group, and sewing circle to encourage friendships.
Luther Memorial's Fellowship Hall serves as a polling place in Blacksburg during state and national elections. Find your polling place.
Free outdoor Tai Chi classes, led by Winding Path Tai Chi Instructor Jim Nitti, are conducted outside in the lower Luther Memorial parking lot on Saturdays at 10 am. Classes last approximately 1 hour, and are designed for students of all ages and experience levels. All classes observe strict social distancing and participants/instructor are required to wear masks. For more information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kodokan Aikido at Virginia Tech is a center for the study of the art of Aikido located in Blacksburg, Virginia. They practice Aikido as a "harmonious application of energy to conflicts, challenges and relationships." They also maintain strong ties with Japan and Japanese culture. Beginning in July, classes are held in the Fellowship Hall at 2 pm on Saturdays, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm.. Visit the website for more information.
The Blacksburg Bicycle Co-op mission is to help foster a cycling community in Blacksburg by providing affordable bicycles and bicycle repair to the area. We sell used bikes that have been built and repaired by our volunteers using parts deemed reliable. These bikes typically sell for $30-70 dollars depending on the type and component quality. We also sell used parts and offer repairs/installment (depending on circumstances). Any bike and or parts donations are greatly appreciated. We also take monetary donations to us or our partner organization the Bike Kitchen in Christiansburg. E-mail email@example.com for more information.
The Wilderness Road Chorus presents barbershop-style musical harmony throughout the New River Valley. Rehearsals are held Mondays from 7 to 9:30 pm at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church. If you are a woman, 16 years of age or older, and enjoy singing harmony, Wilderness Chorus needs you! Contact Jo Burroughs at (540) 998-0555 or e-mail Gail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Virginia Blue Ridge (FCAVBR) is a part of the national Funeral Consumers Alliance, a nationwide non-profit organization whose purpose is to help you make informed end-of-life decisions.