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Registration Opens February 1!

We look forward to seeing you at the 2024 Synod Assembly on Saturday, June 1 at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Fairfax, VA.

Come ready to learn all the ways the Holy Spirit has empowered congregations, rostered ministers and lay leaders to live out the Gospel in various ministry contexts!

A draft agenda will be made available later this spring. However, please plan for a full day agenda from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

Important Dates:

  • Early Bird Registration through April 1
  • Regular Registration through May 1
  • Late Registration after May 1


Please contact the synod assembly planning team chair, Pastor Alex Stall, by emailing synodassemblyteam@metrodcelca.org.

2024_Synod_Assembly_Header Resolutions and Memorials

Submissions Due April 1, 2024!

The synod assembly provides an opportunity for voting members to present Resolutions or Memorials for consideration.

Resolutions adopted by the synod assembly will be acted upon locally or passed to the appropriate units of the ELCA for action.

Memorials adopted for consideration by the 2025 ELCA Churchwide Assembly will be forwarded to the Churchwide Assembly Memorials Committee for consideration and inclusion in the advance materials along with memorials from other synods of the ELCA.

Please submit all resolutions or memorials to:

The memorials and resolutions guidelines as well as a model resolution will be made available soon.

2024_Synod_Assembly_Header Leadership Nominations

Nominations Due May 1, 2024!

Each year, the assembly votes to elect new members to serve on synod Council and other important synod tables. Below is a list of the positions to be elected at the 2024 Synod Assembly.

  • Synod Council, DC Conference - Rostered member
  • Synod Council, Fairfax Conference - Lay member
  • Synod Council, Maryland Conference - Lay member
  • Synod Council, Montgomery Conference - Lay member
  • Synod Council, Potomac Conference - Lay member
  • Synod Council, Virginia Conference - Rostered member
  • Synod Council, At-Large Young Adult member
  • Synod Council, At-Large Youth member (1-year)
  • Consultation Committee - Rostered (1 position, 6-year term)
  • Consultation Committee - Lay (2 positions, 6-year terms)
  • Churchwide Assembly - Rostered (1 position, male)
  • Churchwide Assembly - Lay (2 positions)
  • Churchwide Assembly - Lay (Person of Color or primary language is not English)
  • Churchwide Assembly - Lay (Youth/Young Adult Under 30 years old)

If you are anyone you know is interested in serving in one of the roles listed, please submit a candidate information form using the button below no later than May 1, 2024. 

Position Descriptions

Land Acknowledgment for Synod Assembly

The Metro D.C. Synod wishes to acknowledge and honor the Piscataway peoples upon whose ancestral homelands we gather, as well all our Indigenous siblings who have and continue to care for this place – this land – and call it home.