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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.

CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES

Click below to find important resources to inform yourself of healthy practices.

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 Church Council Welcomes New Vice President And 18 New Members

The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) met at the Lutheran Center in Chicago, Nov. 10–Nov. 13. The council welcomed ELCA...

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Update From the Office of the Bishop Staff

Assistant to the Bishop, The Rev. Kevin Vandiver, will be leaving the MNYS Office of the Bishop to pursue a new Call to the Lutheran Church of the Reformation...

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2023 Minimum Expectations for Clergy Compensation

COMPENSATION GUIDELINES: A SHORT HISTORY The Clergy Compensation Task Force was appointed by our synod’s Executive Committee in 2016 and was charged...

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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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