The Metro D.C. Synod Racial Equity Team invites you to pause on Thursday night, June 17, 2021, at 7:00 PM (EST) as we commemorate the 6th anniversary of the massacre of the Emanuel 9 with
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!
Preamble The Metro DC Synod Council issued a letter on October 7, 2020, that called on the synod and its congregations to dismantle white supremacy within the church and society-at-large. Moreover, the letter called on
All are invited to a “Synod-wide Celebration of God’s Word Service” that will premiere at 10:00 am on Sunday, June 6 on YouTube and Facebook. The Rev. Yehiel Curry, Bishop of the Metropolitan Chicago Synod,
Starting this summer and fall, Bishop Leila Ortiz and Metro D.C. Synod Racial Equity Team invite all rostered leaders to participate in Sacred Ground a film-based dialog series on race and faith. In this 12-part series, small