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West Virginia - Western Maryland Synod
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

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Roadshow
The Bishop's Roadshow, a major communication channel for pandemic matters related to the synod, is being rebuilt (from scratch). So, if you want Roadshow information, you'll have to resubscribe. Click here for information and subscription.

Facebook
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Social Ministry
(9 June 2021)

Headline News

Community Lutheran Partners

Schafer To End Service as CLPi Director

The Board of Directors of Community Lutheran Partners, Inc., officially received the resignation of The Rev. Sherri Schafer as Director for the social ministry organization, effective 1 August 2021. (Story continues...)

CLPi Announces Search for Next Director

The Board of Directors of Community Lutheran Partners, Inc., has announced a search for its next Director. (Story continues...)

Emanuel Nine (5/9/21)

Resources for local observance of the Commemoration of the Emanuel Nine can be accessed from the Racial Justice Team page.

Community Lutheran Partners, Inc.

Schafer

Schafer To End Service as CLPi Director

The Board of Directors of Community Lutheran Partners, Inc., officially received the resignation of The Rev. Sherri Schafer as Director for the social ministry organization, effective 1 August 2021. Click here for full story.Schafer is the second Director since the founding of Community Lutheran Partners, Inc.. Her long service in the position has particularly distinguished in the area of disaster recovery, in which she also distinguished herself in her work with WV VOAD.Schafer also played a critical role with VOAD and in the synod with the roll out of pandemic safety measures. Schafer continues as the Director for Evangalical Mission assigned to WV-WMD.

CLPi Announces Search for Next Director

The Board of Directors of Community Lutheran Partners, Inc., has announced a search for its next Director, describing the position thus,

The Director is responsible for the management of the agency, public representation, and the execution of policy as approved by the Board of Directors. The position of Director is currently 20hr/week. Starting salary is $18,000 plus normal travel expenses.

A full position description may be downloaded here. Applicants are invited to complete the application form available in both PDF and MS-WORD.

Flood Recovery

Flood recovery is a long and and difficult process. Community Lutheran Partners, Inc. is in it for the long haul. To give through Community Lutheran Partners, visit its website. You can also learn about volunteer opportunities at there. Disaster response teams should coordinate with Sherri Schafer at Community Lutheran Partners prior to making plans to enter the affected area.

Communications & Contacting CLPi

You can visit Community Lutheran Partners, Inc., at its website and also on Facebook.

Military Ministry

A page centering on military ministry can be found here. It includes resources for Veterans Day and information on COVID. As new resources become available, they will be added to the page.

The West Virginia-Western Maryland Synod Assembly endorsed work with Centurion Connection, an ELCA ministry to military personnel and Partners in Care, an initiative of the WV National Guard to provide support to military personnel and their families.

COVID-19

We've had a page dedicated to COVID-19 since mid-March 2020. You will find there a variety of resources and information, including material related to reopening churches and worship. Click Here.

Racism

Organized by the synod DEM, a Racial Justice Team has been at work for roughly nine-months. A dedicated page for the racism-related, under the title, "Racial Justice Team," is now up. You can visit at http://wv-wmd.org/socmin/racism.html.

Scouting?

If you were wondering what happened to the Scounting section of this page, you will now find it over on the Camping Ministry page.

West Virginia-Western Maryland Synod, ℅ St. Paul Lutheran Church, 309 Baldwin Street, Morgantown, WV 26505
304-363-4030  +  Porter@WV-WMD.org