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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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2023 ELCA World Hunger Committee | Domestic Hunger Grant Cycle

The 2023 ELCA World Hunger Domestic Hunger Grant Cycle has opened! Ministries within our Synod that address the root causes of hunger are encouraged...

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2022 EASTER MESSAGE FROM BISHOP EGENSTEINER

"I am grateful for you and for the opportunity to work and walk with you as your bishop. I know we have a blessed opportunity to make a difference for...

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AN INTERFAITH CALL TO PEACE FOR UKRAINE

All our religious traditions call us to pray and work for peace. We join our voices and hands together. We must open our eyes to those who are suffering,...

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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