The ELCA is a community of faith that shares a passion for making positive changes in the world. Our faith is built around a strong belief in God as made known to us in Jesus Christ. Through worship, service, and education, we practice our faith, grow our relationship with God and experience God's grace in our lives.
The Delaware - Maryland Synod is a group of 183 congregations that work together to share more effectively the Good News of Jesus Christ with their communities, welcoming all to share in the fellowship of God's people. Its purpose is to provide services to the congregations and more than 90,000 baptized members on its territory, providing resources, encouraging them in all facets of ministry, and advocating at the state and local levels for justice for all people. In addition, the synod supports numerous other ministries on its territory.
The Religious Coalition provides screening and coordination of services to the poor and needy families and others on behalf of the houses of worship in Frederick County.
Lutheran World Relief seeks lasting solutions to poverty and injustice and in doing so, compels U.S. Lutherans to put their faith into action.
Mar-Lu-Ridge is a year-round outdoor ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America situated in the beautiful Catoctin Mountains of central Maryland.
Lutheran Services in America is an alliance of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, and their over 300 health and human service organizations. Together, these organizations touch the lives of more than six million people – one in 50 Americans each year – and have aggregated annual incomes over $16.6 billion.
LutheransOnline.com is a free, Christian-based online community provided by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
Daily Discipleship is a free, online, downloadable, lectionary Bible study based on the
gospel lesson used at Sunday worship.
Prayer is an intentional and meaningful way that every individual -- no matter of age, race, or background -- can deepen his or her personal relationship with God.
Speaking of Faith (SOF) is a new kind of conversation — and an evolving media space — about religion, spirituality, and large questions of meaning in every aspect of life.