March 21, 2016

Virginia Roanoke Mission

Here are free resources about the Virginia Roanoke Mission:

*Other Mission Pages: Virginia LDS Missions.

Virginia Roanoke Mission Address

Here’s a recent address for the Virginia Roanoke Mission. We try to keep this information up to date, but it’s a good idea to check the mission address with several sources, including your mission packet or the mission office.

This mission does not currently exist.

Phone Number: N/A
Mission President: N/A

Virginia Roanoke Mission Map

Here’s a link to the mission map for the Virginia Roanoke Mission (LDS). To access the official, up-to-date LDS.org map for the Roanoke Mission

*Mission does not currently exist. (Browse LDS.org mission maps)

Videos with Virginia Roanoke RMs

Here are in-depth YouTube video interviews with returned missionaries from the Virginia Roanoke Mission.  We interview hundreds of returned missionaries each year, so check back regularly to see new RM interviews. Coming soon..

LDS-Friendly Videos about Virginia

Here are LDS-friendly educational videos about Virginia. We scoured YouTube to find the best quality videos about Virginia, that are free from inappropriate music, immodesty and profanity.

places  history  nature  time lapses  LDS Church

Virginia Roanoke Missionary Blogs

Here’s a list of LDS missionary blogs for the Virginia Roanoke Mission. This blog list includes the missionary’s name, URL and when their mission blog was updated.

*Send your missionary a gift (mission-specific shirts, ties, Christmas stockings/ornaments, pillowcases, etc.)

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Virginia Roanoke Mission Groups

Here are Virginia Roanoke Mission Groups- for LDS missionary moms, returned missionaries, mission presidents and other alumni of the mission.

  1. Virginia Roanoke Mission 1989-92, President Larry Johnson Group (30 members)
  2. Virginia Roanoke Mission (1977-1980), President Frank Moscon Group (7 members)
  3. Virginia, Roanoke Mission – President Hilton, 1980-1983 Group (5 members)
  4. Roanoke Virginia Mission 1974-1992 Group (5 members)

Virginia Roanoke Mission T-Shirts

Here are T-shirts for the Virginia Roanoke Mission!

Shirt designs include Virginia Roanoke Mission logo/emblem shirts and Called to Serve shirts. The shirts make great gifts for pre-missionaries, returned missionaries and missionaries currently serving. LDS Mission shirts come in all sizes: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, up to 4XL.  The mission designs are printed on white shirts and are shipped to you.

*Simply click on a shirt design to view the details and submit an order. The designs on mission t-shirts may also be printed on other LDS mission gifts, including: Roanoke missionary aprons, Christmas stockings, ties, pillow cases, teddy bears and Christmas ornaments.

*Click here to browse Virginia Mission gifts

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Virginia Roanoke Mission Presidents

Here’s a list of current and past Mission Presidents of the Virginia Roanoke LDS Mission.

  1. 1992, Mission renamed Virginia Richmond Mission.
  2. 1989-1992, Larry M. Johnson
  3. 1986-1989, James W. Ritchie
  4. 1983-1986, Errol S. Phippen
  5. 1980-1983, H. Gill Hilton
  6. 1977-1980, Frank Allen Moscon
  7. 1974-1977, Joseph M. McPhie
  8. 1974, Virginia Mission renamed Virginia Roanoke Mission..

Virginia LDS Statistics (2016)

  • Church Membership: 94,528
  • Missions: 3
  • Temples:
  • Congregations: 197
  • Family History Centers: 46

Helpful Articles about Virginia

Coming soon..

Virginia Roanoke Missionary Survey

Here are survey responses from Virginia Roanoke RMs, to give you a snapshot into what it’s like to live in the mission.

*Click here to take a survey to help pre-missionaries going to your mission.

When did you serve?

  • 1977-1979 (Merrill)

What areas did you serve in?

  • Portsmouth, Va., Richmond, Bluefield and Galax. (Merrill)

What were some favorite foods?

  • Green beans and fat back, fried chicken. (Merrill)

What was a funny experience?

  • Teaching hillbillies. Breaking a crank on my bicycle and having the pedal fall off. (Merrill)

What was a crazy experience?

  • Riding a bike in the snow. (Merrill)

What was a spiritual experience?

  • Baptisms of 10 people I taught. Going to the Washington D.C. temple. Going to an area conference in Washington D.C. (Merrill)

What are some interesting facts about the Virginia Roanoke Mission?

  • Seeing Civil War places. (Merrill)

What was the weather like?

  • Hot and humid summers and sometimes cold winters. (Merrill)

Any things you really like about the area/people?

  • Southern hospitality. (Merrill)

Any packing/clothing advice?

  • Have long johns for winter. (Merrill)

What blessings did you receive from serving a mission?

  • I think it prepared me for marriage. (Merrill)

What are some skills you gained?

  • Learn to love people. (Merrill)

What do you wish you knew/did at the beginning of your mission?

  • How to let rude remarks go in one ear and out the other. (Merrill)

Any advice/testimony for pre-missionaries going to Virginia?

  • There are people waiting to receive the gospel in spite of people embracing anti-Mormon literature. (Merrill)

What was a funny language mistake?