Pre-Identified Pastors for the Office of the Bishop

Click here to learn more about the pre-identified pastors for the Office of the Bishop.

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.



Pastor Lamont Wells

The Rev. Lamont Anthony Wells will be leaving his current position as our Director for Evangelical Mission effective May 1, 2019. Mr. Branden Dupree will...


Clergy Housing Allowance Ruled 'Constitutional' by Federal Appeals Court

The Freedom From Religion Foundation argued successfully in a Wisconsin district court that the long-standing exemption for religious housing in the IRS...


Pastoral Message from ELCA Conference of Bishops

3/6/2019 10:50:00 AM

We aspire and pledge in the future to apply the church's standards for ministry with equity and compassion, to listen and take seriously the concerns of...

MNYS at a Glance

13.5 Million

People Living within the Synod Territory


Baptised Members


Members in Weekly Worship




Rostered Ministers & Synod Deacons