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Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Synod

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Phone  +1 202-417-3678
Address  305 E St NW #300, Washington, DC 20001, USA
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The Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Synod is a synod, or diocese, of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The synod consists of all ELCA congregations in Washington, D.C. and surrounding counties and cities: Loudoun, Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William counties and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and Falls Church in Virginia; and Montgomery, Prince George's, Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary's counties in Maryland. The synod is headed by a bishop, currently Richard H. Graham.

The synod is composed of 75 congregations with about 34,000 baptized members.

The Metropolitan Washington. D.C. Synod supports 2 Outdoor Ministry Sites (Caroline Furnace and Mar-Lu-Ridge Summer Camp and Education and Conference Center)


  1. E. Harold Jansen (1988 – 1996)
  2. Theodore Schneider (1996 – 2007)
  3. Richard H. Graham (2007 – present)


Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Synod Wikipedia

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