2019 MNYS Annual Assembly

The 2019 Synod Assembly will be held May 16-18 at the Westchester Marriott.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Metro New York

Single. Immigrant. Black. Gay. Trans. Divorced. Young. White. Disabled. Asian. Lesbian. Married. Old. Poor... JESUS DIDN'T TURN PEOPLE AWAY. NEITHER DO WE!

Prayer Calendar

We envision a synod where everyone in every congregation is praying for every other congregation, one day at a time.

Calling Our Next Synod Bishop

The people of the Metropolitan New York Synod will be calling a new bishop during the 2019 Synod Assembly, on May 16-May 18.



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Devotions Offered by Four Heads of Communion

The theme for the Week of Prayer 2019 is based the 16th chapter of Deuteronomy, which states, “Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue.” In her devotion...


ELCA Conference of Bishops statement on East Jerusalem hospitals

In early September, members of the Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) were saddened and dismayed to hear reports...


Preaching and Proclamation Theme for 2018-2019

What are the challenges and opportunities when it comes to preaching in our day? How is preaching ministry different today than in previous generations?...

MNYS at a Glance

13.5 Million

People Living within the Synod Territory


Baptised Members


Members in Weekly Worship




Rostered Ministers & Synod Deacons