Mandatory Boundaries Training: Gender Justice

The Metro D.C. Synod is partnering with synods from Region 9 to offer three sessions of the Boundaries Training. This session is mandatory for all rostered ministers (active and retired) to attend once a year. All sessions are held on Zoom and you only need to attend ONE of the sessions listed. This year's training…

Youth+Family Ministry Town Hall

Zoom

All who serve or volunteer with children, youth and families are invited to the Youth+Family Ministry Town Hall on Monday, October 10 at 6:00 PM on Zoom. Come meet Nicole Roop, the new coordinator of the Youth+Family ministry partnership between Metro D.C. and Delaware-Maryland synods as well as other mentors and leaders who help out…

Bishops’ Day of Renewal: Advent Preaching

Mar-Lu-Ridge Camp & Retreat Center 3200 Mar Lu Ridge Rd, Jefferson, MD

Bishop Leila Ortiz and Bishop Bill Gohl (Delaware-Maryland Synod) are pleased to partner with our shared outdoor ministry, Mar-Lu-Ridge, to offer a retreat and renewal opportunity for Pastors and Deacons in our synods. The Rev. Francisco Javier Goitía Padilla will be leading this Advent/Christmas Preaching themed one-day retreat. If you cannot join in person, there will be an…

Region 8 Racial Justice Training Series

The ELCA’s Region 8 is committed to equipping leaders to recognize and understand the complexities and implications of racism and racial issues and is offering training in the areas of anti-racism and racial justice for leaders in partnership with synods, congregations, associations, and social service agencies. Region 8’s Racial Justice Training equips leaders (rostered and…

Middle School Youth Retreat | Register by Nov. 1

Camp Letts 4003 Camp Letts Road, Edgewater, MD

The FreeRide Middle School Youth Retreat is for youth in 6th-8th grade during which we will spend the weekend in community exploring the identity of God, and the way in which God shapes who we are as individuals and as a community of disciples. This is a small group centered event so youth will be grouped with others…

$175