Staff Insights

Do a website doubletake

Do a website doubletake “If you have a website, it is time for you to take a good look at it and evaluate if it is meeting your needs,” writes the Rev. Joelle Colville-Hanson, Director for Evangelical Mission in the ELCA Northeastern Iowa Synod.  Read More →

Intentional community buds in Hyattsville

Intentional community buds in Hyattsville by Maddie Tallman A “young adult intentional community,” as the synod is calling it, officially opened its doors in Hyattsville, Maryland last month. Three residents (who are looking for a fourth*) have moved into a house off of Queens Chapel Read More →

The Gospel in a Digital World

The Gospel in a Digital World “Each week pastors spend time studying a biblical text, prayerfully meditating, doing background research, and coming up with personal illustrations,” writes Kayla Fuller, Director of Communications of our neighboring Virginia Synod. “All the work put in for preparation and delivery Read More →

Synod has a little style

Synod has a little style by Karen Krueger Have you heard of a Style Guide? It aids consistency when projecting ourselves through communications in the big, wide world. I want to be sure you know about three style-ish matters. 1)     Lots of room for variation Read More →

Using our Living Voice

Using our Living Voice by the Rev. Heidi Moore, Worship Team Chair I was asked to give you all a taste of what the ELCA Worship Jubilee was about and talk about where the ELCA is headed “in a couple of paragraphs.” How can Read More →

Continued work to overcome racism

Continued work to overcome racism Our congregation in Bermuda quickly moved into action upon conclusion of the 2015 Metro D.C. Synod Assembly. Urged by the “Racism and the Events in Charleston” (link to pdf file) resolution adopted by the synod on June 20, 2015, Peace Read More →