2023 MNYS Annual Assembly

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Anti-Racism Resources

The MNYS Anti-Racism Committee is actively implementing anti-racism efforts, as this is an essential element of Bishop Egensteiner's 2025 Vision.

Prayer Calendar

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

News

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ELCA: A Statement on the Killing of Tyre Nichols

“Christians in their longing for Christ find themselves deeply immersed in the sufferings of the world. Christians are not aloof spectators, watching the...

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ELCA: Statement on Ordination of First Female Palestinian Pastor in the Holy Land

The ordination of the first woman in Palestine is no accident. It is the result of the prayerful discernment, theological reflection and concerted effort...

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FROM CHURCHWIDE: Commission for a Renewed Lutheran Church

At the 2022 Churchwide Assembly last August, voting members adopted a memorial concerning restructuring the ELCA’s governance, and in November the Church...

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Feb 18

From Our Treasurer: Congregational Leadership Training

An introduction to the planning and budgeting process for congregations.
Feb 18

From Our Treasurer: Congregational Leadership Training

An introduction to the planning and budgeting process for congregations.

MNYS at a Glance

13.5 Million

People Living within the Synod Territory

63,959

Baptised Members

16,009

Members in Weekly Worship

190+

Congregations

350+

Rostered Ministers & Synod Deacons

The territories of the Metropolitan New York Synod reside on the unceded lands of the Munsee Lenape, and Wappinger people; as well as those on [now] Long Island: the Lekawe, Merrick, Matinecock, Nissaquogue, Unkechaug, Secatogue, Setauket, Corchaug, Shinnecock, and Mannansett peoples. We encourage you to click the links and learn more about the Indigenous Peoples of our area, and hold their memory, and their descendants, in your prayers.

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