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!

Invitation from Bishop Ortiz

Dear Metro D.C. Synod Rostered Ministers and Congregations, An important part of every ministry which often gets overlooked is how to intentionally end a rostered minister’s ministry when they retire or transition. The years of

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Synod Assembly 2022 Update

As congregations begin budgeting for 2022, planning for the cost of Synod Assembly is a factor. We are still working on details, but wanted to provide some preliminary information. We have reserved the Marriott at

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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
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