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Aug 07, 2017 07:30 PM
Learn more about the social message on human rights and add your voice to the process.
 
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Aug 02, 2017 06:30 PM
Learn about ADLA's 16th Biennial Assembly and how they are honoring the past and building the future.
 
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Jul 28, 2017 07:30 PM
Every Friday on Facebook we give a shout out to something we saw happening in one of our MNYS congregations. In case you missed it, here’s this month’s list.
 
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Jul 24, 2017 07:30 PM
Join us as we mark the 500th anniversary of the reformation, a unique historical moment at a unique historical place.
 
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Jul 19, 2017 07:30 PM
Learn more about our synod's relationship with KEMPS, a school in Tanzania, and the new English teacher supported by our synod.
 
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At our 2017 Synod Assembly, Pr. Javier Alanís, Pr. Becca Seely, and Bishop Robert Alan Rimbo each preached on Mary’s Magnificat and what her song means to us today.
 
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Jul 06, 2017 07:30 PM
Pr. Perucy Butiku reflects on the anti-racism initiative in our synod.
 
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Every Friday on Facebook we give a shout out to something we saw happening in one of our MNYS congregations. In case you missed it, here’s this month’s list.
 
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Here are stories from MNYS congregation’s involvement with Pride and more about our church’s continued work.
 
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Jun 13, 2017 01:20 PM
Read highlights from the June Synod Council meeting and retreat.
 
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Learn about two newly available books and opportunities to learn more during our fall Reformation 500 Lectures.
 
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Do you have a strategy for your congregation's future mission?
 
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With Memorial Day marking the start of summer for many, have you made plans for how your faith will be shaped? We’ve compiled a short list of ideas to enrich your summer!
 
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Every Friday on Facebook we give a shout out to something we saw happening in one of our MNYS congregations. In case you missed it, here’s this month’s list.
 
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On April 29th, students, faith communities, environmental organizations and indigenous nations all came to Washington, D.C. to march for the climate and justice for all.
 
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May 24, 2017 06:02 PM
The 500th Anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Learn about many great ideas and resources that are available.
 
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May 15, 2017 07:30 PM
Get a first look at what happened at our 2017 Synod Assembly by seeing a quick number recap.
 
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May 08, 2017 07:30 PM
Deacon Margy Schmitt Ajer was called to synod staff as the Assistant to the Bishop for Congregations. She will begin in June.
 
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Read highlights from the April Synod Council meeting.
 
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Highlights from our reports to the assembly: hear from staff, partners, deans, and committees about their life and ministry.
 
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Apr 29, 2017 07:30 PM
Join us in 40 days of prayer leading up to our 2017 Synod Assembly.
 
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Every Friday on Facebook we give a shout out to something we saw happening in one of our MNYS congregations. In case you missed it, here’s this month’s list.
 
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Learn more about our Sent Day at our 2017 Synod Assembly.
 
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Apr 19, 2017 07:30 PM
Join us in 40 days of prayer leading up to our 2017 Synod Assembly.
 
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Apr 17, 2017 07:30 PM
Learn some of what your gifts and mission support to our synod have supported in 2016.
 
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Apr 15, 2017 07:30 PM
As we approach Earth Day on April 22 take some time to reflect on the 1993 social statement, Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope, and Justice.
 
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Apr 10, 2017 06:00 PM
Join us in 40 days of prayer leading up to our 2017 Synod Assembly.
 
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Every Friday on Facebook we give a shout out to something we saw happening in one of our MNYS congregations. In case you missed it, here’s this month’s list.
 
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Apr 03, 2017 07:30 PM
Pr. Kathleen Koran reflects on her own retirement and offers some collegial insight for your own vocational discernment.
 
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Mar 30, 2017 07:30 PM
Join us in 40 days of prayer leading up to our 2017 Synod Assembly.
 
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Mar 28, 2017 07:30 PM
Read highlights from the March Synod Council meeting.
 
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Learn more about the recent synod wide ministerium for clergy and pastoral leaders.
 
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Mar 16, 2017 07:30 PM
Find free resources to invite people to Holy Week services in your congregation.
 
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Mar 09, 2017 08:30 PM
"One of the great joys is bringing my experiences in the classroom to the contexts where God’s work is being done."
 
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Mar 06, 2017 04:00 PM
In 2011, our synod began a strategic planning process. Now, as we round out our fourth year of implementation, we’re focused on what we have accomplished and where we are headed.
 
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Read highlights from the February Synod Council meeting.
 
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Every Friday on Facebook we give a shout out to something we saw happening in one of our MNYS congregations. In case you missed it, here’s this month’s list.
 
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Feb 23, 2017 08:30 PM
Our stewardship focus in 2016 was to assess our current directions and what is offered to the synod. See where we are headed now.
 
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Learn more about, Freed in Christ: Race, Ethnicity, and Culture, a 1993 ELCA social statement.
 
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Help people to engage in lectionary texts, hymns, and holidays with these shareable photo memes.
 
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It has been said that women have the greatest potential to bring about lasting change in their communities.
 
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A new resource that brings Luther's Small Catechism to life with worship, conversations, and personal testimonies.
 
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Each year the synod wide ministerium offers time for our pastors to lean in and have conversations with each other, our bishop, and the synod staff.
 
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Feb 03, 2017 03:00 PM
Find resources recommended by our Hunger Committee for your use this Lent.
 
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What did the 95 Theses really say? How might they be relevant to our church in mission today?
 
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What us the appropriate way for Lutheran Christians to be active in society? Why and how should each individual, congregation, synod, leader, and the churchwide expression operate in the public arena?​
 
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The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity gives an opportunity to join a worldwide movement. Here are resources for this week.
 
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A short reflection from Bishop Rimbo and items for our church leader's attention in the new year.
 
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See how you can start getting ready for our annual assembly in May.
 
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Read highlights from the December Synod Council meeting.
 
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At our Bishop’s Retreat 2016, six of our pastor colleagues offered their stories, their faith journeys that give voice to their Lutheran identity.
 
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Read highlights from the October Synod Council meeting during their annual retreat.
 
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Learn about our church's steps toward creating a social statement on women and justice, leadership that has helped, and how you can get involved.
 
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Read highlights from the September Synod Council meeting.
 
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See reflections, summaries, and links from the recent Churchwide Assembly in New Orleans, LA.
 
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Our 2016 Synod Assembly set the stage for our work around anti-racism work and brought opportunities for celebrating our common mission.
 
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Our 2016 Synod Assembly set the stage for our work around anti-racism work and brought opportunities for celebrating our common mission.
 
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Apr 12, 2016 12:34 PM
Get to know Ross Murray, the newest diaconal minister in our synod and his work with LGBT advocacy as GLAAD's Director of Programs.
 
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We asked some female pastors who have been ordained for the longest and shortest amounts of time to share their experiences in ministry.
 
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Learn how the Metro New York Synod came to divest from fossil fuels in six months.
 
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When our synod embarked on a new ministry in the Bronx, it wasn’t expected to be easy. As the neighborhood changed and new challenges were faced, our Synod Council and staff looked for all available options.
 
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Those who are charged with taking care of others can also be the worst at taking care of themselves. Which is why throughout our church, we are blessed to have initiatives that care for our leaders. Not only is healthier behavior and financial wellbeing encouraged, it is rewarded!
 
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Pr. Becca Seely is started as the pastor of The Vine NYC and Executive Director of Lutheran Ministries in Higher Education (LMHE).
 
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Sep 02, 2015 06:46 PM
From backpacks to blessings, throughout the Metropolitan New York Synod, teachers, administrators, students, and parents are all finding ways to mark and prepare for the new school year.
 
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When 30,000 youth and leaders meet up in Detroit, MI for the ELCA Youth Gathering, you have to expect there will be stories to tell after.
 
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Jun 07, 2015 06:09 PM
Opportunities for Indaba, a model for engaging one another in discussion, were threaded throughout the 2015 Synod Assembly, leading to holy conversations taking place from around the dinner table to at the microphone while debating resolutions.
 
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May 04, 2015 02:58 AM
Over 150 people from around the synod gathered for “Together We Can Do More,” a multicultural event focused on breaking down barriers and building relationships.
 
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Apr 09, 2015 02:42 PM
When Augustana Lutheran Church in East Elmhurst merged with Grace Lutheran Church in Astoria last fall, it had been a long time coming. The Queens congregations sat a mile apart, had a history of shared worship, and actually considered merging as long as 25 years ago.
 
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Mar 23, 2015 01:00 PM
ELCA members recently attended the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York City. How can Lutherans help bring about gender equality worldwide?
 
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Mar 09, 2015 02:49 PM
The church must not lag behind, but respect and love everybody. St. John's, Manhattan and Trinity, Manhattan are leading the way by reaching out to transgender community.
 
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Feb 09, 2015 02:32 PM
At this year's Quadrant Visits, congregations can look forward to starting strategic planning for their parishes, and engaging in mutual conversation and consolation.
 
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Jan 19, 2015 07:03 PM
A Service for Justice & Reconciliation brought over 250 people of faith together to sing, pray, and stand for peace.
 
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Dec 15, 2014 06:41 PM
"We call it the Blessing of the Vegetables, but we bless anything, really: bread, cheese, pickles, scooters, dogs, and people." In Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Messiah Lutheran Church strives to be present in its community.
 
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Nov 24, 2014 07:36 PM
Leaders of 10 congregations in the Western Nassau Conference recently spent time together at "Vision Day," identifying needs and opportunities as they try to work together for the future. The conference's effort to enable shared ministry is a pilot project of our strategic plan.
 
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Aug 04, 2014 03:34 PM
Meet Michelle Mercado, our newest KEMPS teacher, who prepares to depart for Bukoba, Tanzania with her family this month.
 
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May 19, 2014 02:34 PM
In 2014, our synod's Wider Church Fund gave away over $200,000 to 12 well-deserving non-profits. Here is a snapshot of how these grants are supporting our partners in ministry.
 
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Apr 04, 2014 07:18 PM
Bishop Rimbo met with Congressman Steve Israel on Capitol Hill to advocate for immigration reform while participating in the Lutheran Immigration Leadership Summit.
 
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Mar 20, 2014 02:17 PM
An outgrowth of a rock and roll ministry at Holy Cross, Lake Ronkonkoma, the Christian Artists Alliance (CALL) is a community environment for artists to come together in praise and worship, fellowship, and mutual encouragement.
 
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Feb 06, 2013 07:10 PM
The bus at Kibeta English Medium Primary School broke down for the last time last year. Metro New York Synod congregations raised over $10,000 on Udugu Sunday to help offset the cost of a new bus for KEMPS.​
 
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