companion synods

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The Metro D.C. Synod participates in the Companion Synod Program of the ELCA. Companion synod relationships connect Lutheran churches throughout the world with ELCA synods and congregations. These relationships are concrete expressions of the communion and fellowship with the more than 140 Lutheran member churches of The Lutheran World Federation.

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These relationships are rooted in “accompaniment,” which promotes the values of mutuality, inclusivity, vulnerability, empowerment and sustainability.

The Metro D.C. Synod is in relationship with...

In 2019, leadership from Metro D.C. Synod was fortunate to visit their companion synod in El Salvador. Below are some of the photos from that trip.