About the WV-WMD Synod
What's the territory of this synod?
The West Virginia-Western
Maryland Synod (WV-WMD) includes the congregations of the
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) located
Is the synod connected with a national church body?
The WV-WMD Synod is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in
Who's in charge of the synod?
Some think the synod bishop is
in charge, but that would not be quite right. The synod's
legislative authority is the Synod Assembly, a
deliberative body with voting lay members from each of the
synod's congregations plus the clergy in the synod. There
is a Synod Council that serves as the interim legislative
authority. The synod bishop serves as the pastor of the
Can you give me a snapshot of the synod?
Ready to make a connection?Your next click will take you to our "connections page." There you will find portals to the congregations and ministries of the synod.