While announcements in our area alert us to anticipated traffic snarls and advise preordering Metro SmarTrip cards in advance of the March 24, 2018 March for Our Lives demanding that “lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today,” the ELCA Conference of Bishops issued a Statement in Solidarity with Our Children and Youth. The Rev. Richard H. Graham, bishop of the ELCA Metro D.C. Synod, is among the signatories of the statement released March 6. Read more.