MISSION FORWARD

Our PURPOSE is to live like Christ in our communities. The PRIORITY of our Synod is to have community-oriented pastors in all viable congregations. A key PRINCIPLE is to ensure reparative justice.

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Single. Immigrant. Black. Gay. Trans. Divorced. Young. White. Disabled. Asian. Lesbian. Married. Old. Poor... JESUS DIDN'T TURN PEOPLE AWAY. NEITHER DO WE!

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.

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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Bishop Eaton Issues Message on the War in Gaza

In recent days we have seen unspeakable images of violence in Rafah and escalating violence in the West Bank.

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Celebrate Pride Month

June is Pride Month. The ongoing revolution of love, both for self and others, in the LGBTQIA+ community is truly that: Ongoing and a revolution.

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God's Love Made Real

Encouraging the ELCA to embody God's love and grace for all - that's God’s Love Made Real.

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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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