Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

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Prayer Calendar

We envision a synod where everyone in every congregation is praying for every other congregation, one day at a time.

For Such a Time as This

Interim Bishop Donald J. McCoid

News

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ELCA Conference of Bishops statement on East Jerusalem hospitals

In early September, members of the Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) were saddened and dismayed to hear reports...

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Preaching and Proclamation Theme for 2018-2019

What are the challenges and opportunities when it comes to preaching in our day? How is preaching ministry different today than in previous generations?...

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ELCA Presiding Bishop Responds to Supreme Court Decision on Travel Ban

6/26/2018 1:03:00 PM

"I am dismayed by the Supreme Court’s recent decision concerning the president’s authority to restrict travel into the United States. Strong vetting procedures...

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Dec 11

Strategic Plan Working Group

Strategic Plan leaders meet to discuss the ongoing work of our strategic plan.
Dec 11

Synod Council Meeting

The Synod Council serves as the board of directors of the synod, in between meetings of the Synod Assembly.

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

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