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Welcome to the Mitten Synod!

NWLM Logo copyWe are the North/West Lower Michigan Synod. As one of 65 synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, we work to support the 117 congregations and 220 pastors across our geographic region.

Whether you are exploring the Christian faith, the Lutheran tradition, or what it means to become part of a faith community–or you are a leader looking for information or help, we seek to partner with and serve you.

 

 

 

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Register Now: Intentional Interim Training

TheNortheastern Ohio Synod is hosting an Intentional Interim Training for rostered leaders. The training is provided by the National Association of Lutheran Interim Pastors (NALIP) and is hosted by the Northeastern Ohio Synod at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Stow, Ohio (Akron). The training will be held in three phases: Phase I: May 8-12, 2017 […]

Synod Office Closed Monday, January 16

The Synod Office will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Annual Reports to the Bishop

2017 Annual Reports to the Bishop are now available! The 2017 Annual Report to the Bishop forms for rostered ministers have been posted on ELCA website. The forms have been modified slightly from previous years. You must download and save the form to your computer before filling it out and sending it to the Synod Office […]

Save the Date: Synod Assembly 2017

Save the Date for Synod Assembly 2017! Synod Assembly will be held May 21-23, 2017 at the Comfort Inn in Mt. Pleasant. More information to come!

2017 Annual Reports to the Bishop

The 2017 Annual Report to the Bishop forms for rostered ministers have been posted on ELCA website. The forms have been modified slightly from previous years. You must download and save the form to your computer before filling it out and sending it to the Synod Office. Download the form.

 

 

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Online Giving Opportunity! A Bishop’s Fund has been established to help many ministries of the synod at the discretion of Bishop Craig A. Satterlee. Visit the Donate page for more information.

Synod Office Hold Music

One of our own retired pastors, Bob Garrels, is a wonderful musician and composer, and has provided several of his pieces that you will now hear if you are put on hold when calling the Synod Office. The composition currently being played is the Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) from Garrel's worship service The Lord is in our Midst.