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Upcoming Synod Events Calendar

Please mark you calendars now for these upcoming ministry opportunities. We will continually keep this calendar updated as additional events and details are finalized.

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Upcoming Events

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  • Creation Justice
  • Ecumenical & Inter-Religious
  • Featured Event
  • Leadership Academy
  • Racial Equity
  • Reconciling in Christ
  • Rostered only
  • Stewardship
  • Synod-wide
  • Vocational Ministry
  • Youth + Family

Winter 2024 Discernment Cohort

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The candidacy committee of the Metro D.C. Synod invites anyone who is feeling a call to ministry or is looking for a space to actively discern their call to join the 2024 Winter discernment group. We are excited to offer...
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Creation Care: We Carry the Fire

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the Creation Care team for another Leadership Academy online session surrounding Richard Hoehn's book, We Carry the Fire: Family and Citizenship as Spiritual Calling.  Zoom link: http://tinyurl.com/MetroDCZoom Zoom Password: 4005  
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Installation of Pastor Grace Casola

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Metro D.C. Synod invites you to the installation of Pastor Grace Casola at Lutheran Church of the Covenant in Dale City, VA on Sunday, February 25 at 2:00 PM. Color of the day is purple and rostered ministers are...
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Seekers Annual Retreat | Grades 3-5

March 9 - March 10
All children in grades 3, 4, and 5 are invited to attend our retreat for elementary school students on March 9-10 at Mar-Lu-Ridge Retreat Center. Throughout Saturday and Sunday, we will rotate through different stations to experience God through Bible...
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Traveling Prayer Night | Peace in Waldorf, MD

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Open yourself to the Holy Spirit through prayer, music, and meditation at the next monthly Traveling Prayer Night beginning at 7:00 PM on Thursday, March 14 at Peace Lutheran Church in Waldorf, MD. Come early and participate in the potluck...
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Are Children Spiritual Enough?

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Children's spirituality begins from God's love and gets nurtured through relational and life-giving Christian practices. However, in the 21st century, neoliberal ideologies and consumerist practices suppress children's holistic flourishing, and most churches' ministries exacerbate the problem. Because our ministering and...
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Boundary & Racial Justice Trainings | February – April

April 17
Rostered Ministers of the Metro D.C. Synod are encouraged to complete their mandatory annual Boundary Training and biennial Racial & Social Justice Training through United Lutheran Seminary. Training sessions will be held for $50 each (including lunch) in Gettysburg, PA,...
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2024 Bishop’s Convocation | Register by March 1!

April 23 - April 26
All Rostered Ministers of the Metro D.C. Synod are invited to the 2024 Bishop's Convocation. The group will gather the evening of Tuesday, April 23rd, through the evening of Thursday, April 25th. Breakfast and lunch are also provided as part...
Learn More about 2024 Bishop’s Convocation | Register by March 1!