CHECK IN  March 5, 2015 Addendum
Didn't I just get one of these?
Yup. These items supplement what was published March 2nd.
Event notices

Sun. Mar. 15 (Session 2) & Sun. Mar. 22 (Session 1), 2:30-5:30 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church in Fort Washington, Md.
When weather changed the dates of Support U Seminar: A Crash Course for families with aging loved-ones, it also shuffled a few other details. Like which session is offered which day. But the valuable information to support persons who have assumed responsibility for aging or ill loved ones is consistent - and Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area welcomes members at a single- or both-sessions. To register, go to new registration link .

Sat. Mar. 14, 10 a.m., Lutheran Church of the Reformation on Capitol Hill
The Rev. Mark Brown, Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Regional Representative in Jerusalem, will discuss, "Humanitarian Assistance and Prospects for Peace in the Holy Land." He will discuss Augustana Victoria Hospital, other LWF humanitarian services, East Jerusalem and the peace process. The event is sponsored by the synod's Middle East Working Group, ELCA Peace Not Walls and Church of the Reformation. For more information, contact or 301-802-3291.

Sat. Mar. 28, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manassas, Virg.
Four local experts will join the Rev. Jeff Wilson in presenting a Life Transitions Workshop to lead participants in planning for important transitions at the end of life. While planning for starting a family or college is more familiar, looking at topics such as "End of Life Legal Issues," "Family Communication" and "Funeral Preparation" can also be joyful and life-giving. Cost is $5 at the door. Registration is limited, so enroll and find additional details at

  Apr. 27-May 2, Gettysburg Seminary
"Home and Away: Ministry with Those Coming Home and Ministry as the Global Church" are the themes of the 2015 Gettysburg Spring Academy. "Home" will look at the church's ministry with people returning from combat experience and from incarceration. "Away" will look at missional conversations around realities of this world God loves. More at
Job opportunities

Church Administrator at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Herndon, Virg.
This individual will support the church staff and congregational leadership, must be extremely organized, possess exceptional interpersonal skills and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required. Find full job description on synod "Extras" page. Application deadline for this full-time position is Mar. 15. Send cover letter and resume to the Rev. Douglas Jones at or 1090 Sterling Rd., Herndon, VA 20170.
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"Me, I'm going all in with Jesus. It's not just that the payoff could be tremendous-it already has been!" -- Ana Marie Cox ("Why I'm Coming Out as a Christian," posted 2/28/15 to The Daily Beast)
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