Traveling Prayer Night

St. Luke's Lutheran Church 17740 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD, United States

Join the next Traveling Prayer Night at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Derwood, MD on Thursday, May 9. A potluck dinner begins at 6:30 PM, followed by a prayer and meditation service at 7:00 PM.  All are welcome!

The 6 Wows Every Church Guest Should Experience

Peace Lutheran Church, St Charles 401 Smallwood Drive, Saint Charles, MD, United States

Church vitality coach, Jim Griffith, will lead this in-person, Saturday workshop where congregational teams (rostered ministers and church leaders) will learn six things that new people should experience the first time they interact with your worshipping community. Included in the “Six Wows” are: ways to rethink hospitality the secret to a good worship experience, and…

Installation of Katie Pocalyko

Bethel Lutheran Church 8712 Plantation Ln, Manassas, VA, United States

The Metro D.C. Synod invites you to the Installation of Pastor Katie Pocalyko at Bethel Lutheran Church on Saturday, May 18, at 3:00 PM with a reception to follow. Rostered ministers are invited to vest and process. The Color of the Day will be red, for The Vigil of Pentecost.

2025 Financial Spending Plan Town Hall


All are welcome to a town hall session on Thursday, May 23 with Synod Treasurer, Julie Hamre. Ms. Hamre will review the 2023 fiscal year treasurer’s report and present the proposed 2025 Spending Plan that will be voted on at the 2024 Synod Assembly. Come ask your questions and learn how the synod will live…

First Time Voting Member Orientation (for Synod Assembly Attendees only)

If this is your first time attending a Metro D.C. Synod Assembly (or it has been a while since you last attended), you are invited to an orientation on Thursday May 23 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM on Zoom.  The synod assembly team will share details about what you can expect, how voting works, a…

Metro D.C. Synod Pride Parade and Festival Booth

The Metro D.C. Synod RIC Team is participating in the D.C. Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8, and hosting a booth at the D.C. Pride Festival on Sunday, June 9. There are several ways to get involved and everyone is invited to come and share God's love and acceptance while meeting some great people! Saturday,…

Traveling Prayer Night

Advent Lutheran Church 2222 S. Arlington Ridge Rd, Arlington, VA, United States

Join the next Traveling Prayer Night at Advent Lutheran Church in Arlington, VA, on Thursday, June 13. A potluck dinner begins at 6:30 PM, followed by a prayer and meditation service at 7:00 PM outdoors at the labyrinth. All are welcome!

Celebrating Deacon Julie Stecker

Community of Grace 5699 Meridale Road, Catonsville, MD, United States

You are invited to an Open House to celebrate Deacon Julie Stecker’s ministry on Saturday, June 15, from 3:00–5:00 PM at the Community of Grace campus in Catonsville, Maryland. There will be a short program at 4:00 PM and refreshments will be provided as we thank Deacon Julie for her extraordinary service to Christ and…

Civic Life & Faith Hearings

Christ Lutheran Church 5101 16th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

The ELCA Task Force on Civil Life and Faith will hold three hearings within the Metro D.C. Synod on the Draft Social Statement on Civic Life and Faith. The first hearing is for Synod Assembly attendees on Saturday, June 1. All others are invited to attend a hearing at 7:00 PM on either Wednesday, June 19, at Christ Lutheran Church in…

Traveling Prayer Night

Lutheran Church of the Reformation 212 East Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC, United States

Join the next Traveling Prayer Night at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, July 11. A potluck dinner begins at 6:30 PM, followed by a prayer and meditation service at 7:00 PM. All are welcome!