Find one of our congregations where you can share God’s love within your community. Get involved and strengthen your faith.

Regardless of age, race, or status in life, members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America welcome you to join this community of faith. If you’re unfamiliar with our church, some of what you learn may surprise you.

The ELCA Upstate New York Synod is an engaged, active body of people who put faith in God into action in many ways, all over Upstate New York and through partners in ministry around the world.

To get started, we invite you to explore this site. You’ll find:

Stories about how our members Living Our Mission
Statements of belief
Find out about how we worship
Becoming a member
Educational opportunities for Growing In Faith
Opportunities to donate your time and financial resources
Quick facts about the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
What it means when we say resurrection people who pray first, walk together and change lives