Join the Global Missions Committee
The Metro D.C. Synod Global Missions Committee enables
congregations to proclaim Jesus Christ throughout the world by way of:
Companion Synod relationships exists for the purpose of strengthening one another for life and mission within the body of Christ. Through mutual prayer, study and the exchange of pastors, leaders, visitors and resources, we open our eyes to the global challenge that Christ offers us today.
A Middle East Working Group (MEWG) is active in our synod, providing resources and opportunities to congregations and individuals interested in learning more about struggles, issues and joys in the Middle East....
Peace Not Walls is a campaign connecting ELCA members to their Lutheran siblings in Christ and all those working for a just peace in the Holy Land through Accompaniment, Advocacy and Awareness.
Gifts of Hope is an alternative gift-giving program and ministry to help people in need regardless of their faith or religious affiliation.
821 million people around the world - that's more than 1 in 10 - can't access the food they need to live active, healthy lives. By providing immediate relief to those who are hungry...
ELCA World Hunger
Middle East Working Group
A Middle East Working Group (MEWG) is active in our synod, providing resources and opportunities to congregations and individuals interested in learning more about struggles, issues and joys in the Middle East.
The “ELCA Strategy for Engagement in Israel and Palestine” was adopted in 2009 by the ELCA Church-wide Assembly, in part because of urging of the Metro D.C. Synod and other synods. This document’s affirmations of ELCA commitments guide our local MEWG.
Peace Not Walls
UN Sustainability Goals
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.