The METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON, D.C. SYNOD ASSEMBLY is a gathering of visitors and people elected by their congregations to attend as voting members who worship, take in displays, attend workshops and hearings, contribute and listen to leaders and each other as they make decisions and nurture our life together. The Synod Assembly is the highest legislative authority of the synod.

2013 Synod Assembly – “Praying, Discerning, Renewing” • Minutes not yet adopted
June 21-22, 2013 at The National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virg.

2012 Synod Assembly – “Re-Presenting the Faith” • Minutes
April 27-28, 2012 at The National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virg.

2011 Synod Assembly – “To See Ourselves As Others Do” • Minutes
Spring Session – May 6-7, 2011 at The National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virg.
Fall Session – September 24, 2011 at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in McLean, Virg.

2010 Synod Assembly – “Year of the Young Adult” • Minutes (draft watermark to be removed)
Spring Session – May 7-8, 2010 at The National Conference Center in Landsdowne, Virg.
Fall Session – September 25, 2010 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Gaithersburg, Md.

2009 Synod Assembly – “God’s work, our hands.” • Minutes
Spring Session – May 8-9, 2009 at the Kellogg Conference Hotel of Gallaudet University in D.C.
Fall Session – September 26 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Gaithersburg, Md.

2008 Synod Assembly – “God’s work, our hands.” • Minutes
June 12-14 at Roanoke College in Salem, Virg.

Archived are summaries provided to congregations from earlier years. (Links are to pdf files.)

  • 2007 Synod Assembly – “Living in God’s Amazing Grace: Thanks Be to God!” • Wrap-upMinutes
  • 2006 Synod Assembly – “Living in God’s Amazing Grace”  • Wrap-upMinutes
  • 2005 Synod Assembly – “Marked with the Cross of Christ Forever”  • Wrap-up • Minutes*
  • 2004 Synod Assembly – “Claimed, Gathered, and Sent: For the Sake of the World”  • Wrap-up • Minutes*
  • 2003 Synod Assembly – “Making Christ Known: For the Healing of the World”  • Wrap-up • Minutes*
  • 2002 Synod Assembly – “Making Christ Known: Promise for a New Day”  • Wrap-up • Minutes*

* Obtain Synod Assembly Minutes from 2005 and earlier in print from your congregation office or the synod office.