Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

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500th Anniversary of the Reformation
November 1
Racial Justice

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Learn more about the social message on human rights and add your voice to the process.​


Like a mighty stream, let justice roll

Learn about ADLA's 16th Biennial Assembly and how they are honoring the past and building the future.


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
  • Diaconate Council meeting @ 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Event details
    September 26, 2017
    Time:06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Location: MNYS office, New York, US-NY -US-NY

    The Diaconate Council sets policies for deacons’ education and performance.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
  • Synod Deacon's Study Day: Rediscovering the Small Catechism @ 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
    Event details
    September 30, 2017
    Time:08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
    Location: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Port Jefferson Station, US-NY -US-NY

    An event sponsored by the Diaconate Council for synodically rostered deacons.
Saturday, October 07, 2017
  • Anti-Racism Committee @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Event details
    October 07, 2017
    Time:10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: MNYS Office, New York, US-NY -US-NY

    Our Anti-Racism Committee is helping to plan events and programs addressing racial justice in our synod.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
  • Strategic Plan Working Group @ 10:00 AM - 01:30 PM
    Event details
    October 10, 2017
    Time:10:00 AM - 01:30 PM
    Location: MNYS Office, New York, US-NY -US-NY

    Strategic Plan leaders meet to discuss the ongoing work of our strategic plan.

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The Metropolitan New York Synod

Our synod is the regional expression of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. There are nearly 200 congregations across New York City, Long Island, and seven upstate counties. The Rev. Dr. Robert Rimbo serves as our bishop. As Lutherans, we are worshipping God, helping friends and neighbors, celebrating diversity, feeding the hungry, working for justice, and advocating for peace. Join us!

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