Virginia - Western Maryland Synod
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
22 November 2022
From ELCA Global Missions:
If you engage in any of the conversations you can also change your profile picture on social media, and tag any photos or information you share with the following hashtags: #16daysofactivism, #PorUnaVidaPlenaParaMujersYNinas, #AbundantLifeForWomenAndGirls.
The world will feel a little smaller 1 December 2022 as those of us in America will join in conversation with our sisters in Madagascar, church leaders of the FLM (Malagasy Lutheran Church) for a 90-minute Zoom connected with the the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, an initiative of the United Nations.
Zoom session will be held at 11:00 a.m. For links to join either by Zoom of telephone, click here.
The WV-WMD Synod is in global companion relationship with the Betioky Synod and the Betroka Synod of the FLM.
Lutheran Disaster Response works in our neighborhood and around the world. To learn more about how you can support the work, visit the Lutheran Disaster Response website at https://www.elca.org/disaster. You can also follow Lutheran Disaster Response on Facebook by visiting its Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ELCALDR/) and hitting the "like" button.
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 Mary Sanders at Community Lutheran Partners prior to making plans to enter the affected area.
Communications & Contacting CLPi
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.
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
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