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Inauguration weekend locally

1701inaugurationcapitol Many of our members are taking part in events around the inauguration next week, and some of our Metro D.C. Synod congregations are offering hospitality and reflection opportunities. Thu. Jan. 19, 6-7 p.m. – Vigil organized by members of Christ Read More →

Words matter

1701mlkwordsmatter300 by the Rev. James Phillips The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been hailed by many as the most prolific orator ever, in these United States of America. As we honor his memory this month, let us contemplate the Read More →

Happy New Year!

1701pbeatonnotebook A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP Ah, a new year! It opens up before us with infinite possibilities like brand new notebooks at the beginning of the school year or the beginning of football season in Cleveland—everyone has Read More →

From the Bishop’s Desk: The Holy Light

From the Bishop’s Desk: The Holy Light A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM BISHOP GRAHAM The gospel stories of Christmas are warm and rich in detail. Matthew tells of Joseph dreaming, of Isaiah’s prophecy fulfilled and later of the Magi’s visit.* Luke’s account is of Mary giving birth far Read More →

Solar power for Phebe: $100 Christmas Challenge

Solar power for Phebe: $100 Christmas Challenge by Cheryl Dwyer * With a time-sensitive opportunity to share in God’s work with our hands, the Metro D.C. Synod’s Synodical Women’s Organization (SWO) wants you to know about an initiative that is strengthening women and communities in Liberia. Phebe Read More →

Hear the good news

1612pbwatch A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP But about that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. For as the days of Noah were, so will be the Read More →