at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia
“Claimed, Gathered, Sent”
WRAP-UP VIDEO FROM BISHOP GRAHAM
Taking a moment after the close of the Synod Assembly, Bishop Graham share an overview of the gathering. Additional footage is a very brief look at our time together.
BLOG COVERAGE FROM THE FLOOR
Photos, discussions and decisions were posted during our time together in the”2015 Synod Assembly Blog.”
KEYNOTE ADDRESS TEXT
- 1517 in the Light of 2017
- 2017 in the Light of 1517
- Presentation handout: Five Snapshots from Lutheran History
- Presentation handout: Luther on the Communicatio Idiomatum
- Link to more about references in these presentations.
- The Strasbourg Institute – where the Rev. Dr. Sarah Hinlicky Wilson is Assistant Research Professor at the Institute for Ecumenical Research
- Luther Reading Challenge – an online opportunity to share readings and reflections
- Lutheran Forum – Dr. Wilson is Editor of this independent theological quarterly for clergy and laity
- Call for an Ecumenical Council to Address World Problems
- Conditioning U.S. Aid to Israel on Cessation of Israeli Settlement Construction in Occupied Areas
- Expression of Thanks and Gratitude
- Greetings to Other Synods
- Lay Rostered Voting Members at Synod and Churchwide Assemblies
- Racism and the Events in Charleston
- Welcoming Immigrants and Advocating on their Behalf
ELECTIONS TO SYNOD LEADERSHIP
- OFFICER, Treasurer -The Rev. Thomas Knoll
- SYNOD COUNCIL
- D.C. Conference, Lay – Larry Evans
- Fairfax Conference, Clergy -The Rev. Elijah Mwitanti
- Maryland Conference, Clergy – The Rev. Gary Rhinesmith
- Montgomery Conference, Clergy – The Rev. Sarah W. Lewis
- Potomac Conference, Clergy -The Rev. Robert Lewis
- Virginia Conference, Lay – Stanley Mendikonda
- At-Large, Lay or clergy -Paul Culler
- At-Large, Lay or clergy – The Rev. Gissela Varinia Espinosa
- Youth Representative – Emily M.
- COMMITTEE ON DISCIPLINE
- Clergy – The Rev. David Slagle Peck
- Lay – William Dinnison
- CHURCHWIDE ASSEMBLY VOTING MEMBERS
- Clergy, Male – The Rev. Ray Ranker
- Lay, Female – Deborah Haynes
- Lay, Female – Deacon Katherine Miller-Holland
- Lay, Female – Amanda Wahlig
- Lay, Male – David Larrabee
- Youth or Young Adult – Emily M.
- Person of Color or Whose Primary Language is other than English – The Rev. Leila Ortiz
SOME ADDITIONAL COVERAGE
- Also check FB/metrodcelca.
- Download this year’s 2015 Synod Assembly graphic – “Claimed, Gathered, Sent” (jpg file)
Materials distributed in advance of the 2015 Synod Assembly remain posted for review.