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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!
The MNYS Anti-Racism Committee is actively implementing anti-racism efforts, as this is an essential element of Bishop Egensteiner's 2025 Vision.
We envision a synod where everyone in every congregation is praying for every other congregation, one day at a time.
“Christians in their longing for Christ find themselves deeply immersed in the sufferings of the world. Christians are not aloof spectators, watching the...
The ordination of the first woman in Palestine is no accident. It is the result of the prayerful discernment, theological reflection and concerted effort...
At the 2022 Churchwide Assembly last August, voting members adopted a memorial concerning restructuring the ELCA’s governance, and in November the Church...
People Living within the Synod Territory
Members in Weekly Worship
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.