Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I contact a pastor?
A: Call the church office at (757) 851-2838.

Q: At which times are Sunday services held?
A:  Sunday services are held at 9:30 AM.

Q: Is a nursery available during services?
A: Yes. Supervised care is provided by Red Cross certified attendants.

Q: I would like to serve during worship. How may I do so?
A: Interested individuals are always welcome to serve as Acolytes, Altar Guild Members, Choir Members, Communion Assistants, Greeters, Lay Readers, Nursery Attendants, and Ushers.

Q: How old should children be before they receive holy communion?
A: Children ten years and older will take a class that prepares them for receiving communion. These classes are held in the spring.

Q: At what age are youth confirmed?
A: Youth confirmation classes run during their 7th and 8th grade years. Confirmation usually occurs on Pentecost. Click here for the confirmation schedule.

Q: I would like to learn more about Gloria Dei Lutheran School. Whom do I contact?
A: Our school can be reached at 757-851-6292. Additional information can also be found on our School Website.