On the Way 5/21/22

A Blog by Bishop Christopher deForest… May 21, 2022 “On The Way” is a play on the word “synod,” which comes from two Biblical Greek words, syn and hodos. These can mean “on the road with” and also “walking with” – since most people in Bible times (and around the world still today) got from…

On the Way 4/23/22

A Blog by Bishop Christopher deForest… April 23, 2022 As we introduce a new synod website, I am taking this opportunity to start A NEW BLOG – a place online where I can regularly post reflections and highlights from our journey together as the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod. We’re calling it “On The Way” as a…

On the Way 4/10/22

A Blog by Bishop Christopher deForest… March 16, 2022 As we introduce a new synod website, I am taking this opportunity to start A NEW BLOG – a place online where I can regularly post reflections and highlights from our journey together as the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod. We’re calling it “On The Way” as a…

Updated Guidelines for the Pandemic 3/16/22

NEPS Pandemic Update – March 15, 2022 According to the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and from the resource website we use as a Synod, the “Covid Act Now Coalition,” all measurement levels have decreased in severity across all 14 counties of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod. This leads us…