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!
Registration for the synod-wide High School Youth Event, RoadTrip, is now open! This weekend event for youth in grades 9-12 will be held January 21-23, 2022 in Ocean City, Maryland at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleu
Please submit a statement of intent for 2022 of your congregation’s expected tithe to the Synod. Your financial commitment helps us to live out our mission together. Thank you for your partnership with the Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Sunday is a celebration shared among our Reconciling in Christ partners. This service is a space in which your faith community can celebrate their decision to become RIC, be it thirty
Many bishops and rostered ministers have reported an increase in anger in our faith communities. Certainly, the covid issues over the past two years have made ministry more complicated: New ministry plans delayed, organizing virtual
Dear Sisters and Brothers in the leadership of the member churches of the Lutheran World Federation, Many of you know about the international theological seminars that are organised at the LWF Center in Wittenberg. A