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Video introduces upcoming Synod Assembly

Video introduces upcoming Synod Assembly At your next congregational meeting, in your lobby, on your website – build awareness and enthusiasm as we get ready for the 2016 Metro D.C. Synod Assembly by sharing this 2-minute video (link to synod YouTube channel). Starting with a Read More →

Aging well in Georgetown

Aging well in Georgetown Did you know Georgetown Lutheran Church was founded 32 years before Washington was organized as the nation’s capital? It’s neighbors do… especially after reading the upbeat write-up in The Georgetowner.* “The original building was a log cabin, erected in 1769, Read More →

Can we answer the question ‘why’?

1604pbwhy Knowing the ‘why’ is important for the church’s future directions A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP Once for continuing education I signed up for an introduction to philosophy course at the community college. I was a music education Read More →

From the Bishop’s Desk: Remembering essential truths in an election year

From the Bishop’s Desk: Remembering essential truths in an election year We know that as leaders of the ELCA* we have many opportunities and many responsibilities. Especially as the United States prepares for elections next November, we want to speak words of hope and blessing in the context in which we Read More →

Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday A space between Good Friday and Easter A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP They took the body of Jesus and wrapped it with the spices in linen cloths, according to the burial custom of the Jews. Now there Read More →

Time to get to know each other

Time to get to know each other And get ready to consider priorities, future direction of ELCA A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP Sometimes I just don’t get us. We are the least likely of all people to speak enthusiastically about our church. I don’t Read More →