Our synod includes the District of Columbia, the Maryland and the Virginia suburbs, from upper Montgomery County south to the Quantico Marine Barracks, and from the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay out to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.


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Building bridges between the ELCA Caribbean, Delaware-Maryland, and Metro D.C. Synods.

Organizing synod efforts between the ELCA Caribbean Synod in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria

I am eager to work with you to be the church God is calling us to be. We have amazing opportunities not just to do more, but to BE MORE; not just to do church, but to BE CHURCH.

- Bishop Leila M. Ortiz, June 2019

Metro D.C. Synod, ELCA
P.O. Box 77245
Washington, DC 20013

305 E Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20001