Calling Our Next Synod Bishop

The people of the Metropolitan New York Synod will be calling a new bishop during the 2019 Synod Assembly, on May 16-May 18.

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.



Trustworthy Servants of the People of God

Comments on the content of “Trustworthy Servants” should be given to the Conference of Bishops through an individual’s synod bishop by Monday, March 18....


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...


Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton's March 2019 Message

“Spirituality” covers a lot of things. Church historian and writer Martin Marty once said: “ ‘Spirituality’ is the code word used to convey everything...

MNYS at a Glance

13.5 Million

People Living within the Synod Territory


Baptised Members


Members in Weekly Worship




Rostered Ministers & Synod Deacons