To the young people and the adults who support them in the Metro D.C. and Delaware-Maryland Synods, This past year has been…well, there are a lot of words you could fill in there. For me,
Living Our Mission
The Synod Council adopted a new mission statement for our synod as you see above. This mission was not adopted to stay in our minutes and posted on our website never to be looked at again. It is our mission to live into as synod together, even now, especially now.
Bishop Ortiz engages the components of our mission through a series of blog posts to reflect on the meanings as well as how we can and will live out this mission in our communities, synod and world. We pray God fills us with continued courage and grace to lead during these uncertain times!
The Metro DC Synod Council issued a letter on October 7, 2020 that called on the synod and its congregations to take steps to dismantle white supremacy within the church and society at- large. Moreover,
Stories, no matter how polished or who authored the words, transform our actions and lives. Yet we overlook or forget the power of sharing stories the moment giving or financial statements are a topic of
Join others from across the Metro D.C. and Delaware-Maryland Synods to discuss how we can implement the Growing Young research in our congregations and contexts. Discussions are open to all: youth, young adults, rostered ministers,