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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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A Message from Our Presiding Bishop: We are Woven Together

“Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism...

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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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Highlights from the 2022 ELCA "Becoming Conference"

From August 21 to August 28, the ELCA Service and Justice Home Area, celebrated the Becoming Conference, an event aiming to strategize and prioritize their...

Coming Up Next

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Oct 22

From Our Treasurer: Congregational Leadership Training

Introduction to Congregational Finance — A basic overview of the principles and practice of congregational finances, including non-profit style books and records, managing restricted (or designated) giving, proper organization of the Treasury and Financial Secretary offices, and synopsis of tax reports and audits for congregations.
Oct 25

2022 Bishop's Retreat

The theme for this retreat is “Ministry in Times Under Tension,” presented by our two keynote speakers, Rozella Haydée White and The Rev. Dr. Michael Cooper-White, who will help us to reflect on and explore our calling as leaders in ministry during these challenging times.
Oct 22

From Our Treasurer: Congregational Leadership Training

Introduction to Congregational Finance — A basic overview of the principles and practice of congregational finances, including non-profit style books and records, managing restricted (or designated) giving, proper organization of the Treasury and Financial Secretary offices, and synopsis of tax reports and audits for congregations.
Oct 21

FROM OUR PARTNERS: LSA Annual Educator's Conference

LSA will hold its Annual Educators' Conference online on Friday, October 21, from 8:30 AM until 1:30 PM. The keynote address for this year is: HIGH CONSEQUENCE EVENTS FOR CHURCH AND EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS

Registration is $25 per person. CTLE and OCFS credit will be available.
Oct 22

From Our Treasurer: Congregational Leadership Training

Introduction to Congregational Finance — A basic overview of the principles and practice of congregational finances, including non-profit style books and records, managing restricted (or designated) giving, proper organization of the Treasury and Financial Secretary offices, and synopsis of tax reports and audits 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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