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Oct 27, 2014 02:51 PM
Imagine if, on Halloween, a little costumed character outside your front door thanked you for the candy and then said, “Now I have a treat for you!” and handed you some chocolate in return. Children from the Sunday School classes at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in New Rochelle have "reverse trick-or-treating"—and educating their community about the importance of fair trade—for the past five years.
Oct 13, 2014 02:52 AM
A boardwalk pavilion at Sunken Meadow State Park on the north shore of Long Island is the site for a unique summer Bible study that draws members from numerous congregations of the Metropolitan New York Synod. The Beach Bible Study began in 2001, and recently expanded to invite leaders and participants from the Western Suffolk Conference.
Sep 29, 2014 03:11 PM
About 300 ELCA members, including many from our synod, were among the 400,000 people who took to the streets of New York City in the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21.
Sep 15, 2014 03:32 PM
Being role models in abiding with God and each other in Christian community is a great gift leaders give to our over-productive world as we engage in mission with that world. The annual Bishop’s Retreat is one occasion when pastors can just be.
Sep 08, 2014 03:52 PM
Leaders throughout the synod gathered recently to receive a preliminary assessment from our consultants for the synod’s pilot project in the Bronx. The presentation seeks to address a simple question: “How can we remove the obstacles that prevent us from reaching more people who need to hear the gospel of Christ?”
Aug 25, 2014 08:14 PM
Nestled in the Adirondack Mountains, this is a joint program of the Metro New York and Upstate New York Synods of the ELCA. The conference features worship, morning courses, and activities such as boating, hiking, swimming, crafts, softball, tennis, and yoga for all ages.
Jul 21, 2014 05:00 PM
The eight Lutheran congregations on Staten Island have made a tradition of gathering annually for a picnic worship.
Jul 07, 2014 05:31 PM
A local youth leader travels to Geneva and Taizé, discovering how Lutheran churches around the world work together through The Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches.
Jun 23, 2014 03:15 PM
In the face of a significantly diminished congregation and a building that would require $10 million to stabilize, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Brooklyn closed recently. Plans are already underway to maintain a ministry presence in the Clinton Hill community.
Jun 09, 2014 07:55 PM
“Come, Holy Spirit” was the theme of this year’s assembly, and it was evident throughout the event. Nearly 600 voting members and visitors filled the grand ballroom of the Hilton Long Island and sang together, “Come, Holy Spirit, lead us…for such a time as this.”
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