upcoming events


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.

Group 236



Upcoming Events

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

Mandatory Boundaries Training: Gender Justice

October 4 - October 27
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...

Youth+Family Ministry Town Hall

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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...

Bishops’ Day of Renewal: Advent Preaching

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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...

Region 8 Racial Justice Training Series

November 7
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,...

Middle School Youth Retreat | Register by Nov. 1

November 18 - November 20
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...