We are a regional district of the
Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Connecting people with Christ till all
have heard. The 212 churches, 90 schools located in Delaware, Maryland,
Virginia, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, North and South Carolina.
The SED office is located in Alexandria VA.
Spread the word.
We want to know what your neighborhood looks like and would like to
have everyone send pictures of their zip codes and post it in Instagram using #sedluthern #ineighborhood. The 3 posts with the most likes will receive a $25 gift card. Look for rules and instructions on on website.
SED Fall Events
fall is a very busy time with regional events and conferences for our
Lutheran School Teachers, for our congregational Professional Church
Workers and a series of workshops for congregation Treasurers and
The 20th Anniversary Gala of the Hispanic Mission Society of Metropolitan DC will take place on Friday, October 16, 2015 at The Silver Spring Civic Building. Speicial guest and speakers are Bart Day, Director of the Office of National Mission and SED President Denninger.
evening includes a Caribbean flair buffet, Latin music and dancing,
cash bar, and connecting with members of other congregations. Individual tickets are available at $55.00 Purchase tickets.
Lead Where You Are
Wellspring Women's Leadership Gathering, Oct. 3 at The Lutheran Church of St. Andrew, Silver Spring MD.
for a day filled with inspiration and choices! You'll have time for
activity, creativity, contemplation and learning ... words of wisdom,
sharing ideas ... healthy food, great music, and fair trade shopping,
too! You'll leave with an infusion of energy, encouragement, and fresh
ideas to take bold steps wherever God is calling you! More information
The 75th anniversary celebration at Camp Linn Haven, Linville NC was August 29. Over
1,000 people attended the day-long festivities. There was plenty
enterainment and food for everyone as well as bounce houses and games
for the children. A festival service with a mass choir with. Rev.
Quackenboss as the liturgist and Rev. Marty Nutter as the preacher was
held in the afternoon. The day concluded with devotions and fireworks
you to all members that made Camp Linn Haven's 75th Anniversary so
outstanding. All of the volunteers from your congregation did an
awesome job in making the day remarkable for all of our visitors. Please
realize all your help is greatly appreciated. Camp Linn Haven Anniversary Committee & Erin Sigmon.
Concordia Seminary St. Louis Visits SED
Seminary Director of Admission Rev. Bill Wrede will be coming to
the SED to discuss seminary education and the path to becoming a pastor
or deaconess. Please contact Rev. Wrede at 314.505.7221 or email@example.com to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Wednesday, October 21 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Our Savior Lutheran School, Arlington, VA
Wednesday, October 21 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Charlottesville, VA
Good Shepherd, Midlothian Receives Special Recognitions - The Best of Richmond Good
Shepherd is one of our newest congregations but they are off to a great
start. They have received the following recognitions in the recent
reader polls published in Richmond Magazine and the Richmond Times
Pastor Dan Prugh - Best Minister to Youth Good Shepherd Child Development Center - Best Non-Sport Camp Good Shepherd Child Development Center - Top 5 contender for Best Childcare
a result of these recognitions the local TV station televised a special
news story featuring several of the recognized organizations, including
Good Shepherd. Watch Pastor Prugh's interview.
Joining Jesus on His Mission Workshop - Oct. 17 -8:30 - 3:00 pm
St. John's Alexandria VA
Pastor Greg Finke, author of Joining Jesus on His Mission
is presenting this workshop designed to help all disciples of Jesus
learn how to live as everyday missionaries in simple ways, and fits in
beautifully with the SED's iNeighborhood initiative. Register now . or contact St. John's church office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-971-2210)
"Your Encounters with the Holy Spirit" at Immanuel, Easton on September 26 9 am - 2 pm A
workshop led by Rev. David S. Luecke, missions pastor at Royal Redeemer
Lutheran in North Royalton OH will be held at Immanuel. This workshop
is based on his book, session titles are:
Holy Spirit Work in Your Life, The Holy Spirit Work in Your
Congregation, Becoming a Congregation Open to the Holy Spirit. Contact
Immanuel Immanuel Easton MD for further information at 410-822-5665 email@example.com
Concordia Seminary St. Louis Visits SED Seminary
Director of Admission Rev. Bill Wrede will be coming to the SED to
discuss seminary education and the path to becoming a pastor or
deaconess. Please contact Rev. Wrede at 314.505.7221 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Tuesday, October 20
Dover, Delaware (9 am - 1 pm)
Lutheran Church of Saint Andrew, Silver Spring, MD (4 pm - 8 pm)
Thursday, October 22 11:00 - 12:20
Concordia Preparatory School, Towson, MD
Baltimore Lutherans in Sandtown As
a follow up to the Sunday for the City event in Sandtown, a visit is
planned with the pastor and staff of New Song Community Church (1601 N.
Calhoun St, 21217). ALL are welcome to come together to hear a story of
ministry in the midst of the joys and struggles of this neighborhood.
Contact Tina Jasion for more information or register
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
LIRS invites your congregation, your school, and your community to
join in celebrating the power of God's love to transform the lives of
those fleeing horrifying danger by setting aside one Sunday this year to
consider the courageous and often perilous journey made by millions of
refugees. More information. http://refugeesunday.lirs.org