Welcome to the Mitten Synod!
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.
On Sunday, June 17, Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula was devastated by 6-8 inches of rain in a short amount of time, causing at least 60 sinkholes, numerous washed out roads, and one home that collapsed on a twelve year old boy. Hundreds of businesses and homes are affected in Houghton and the surrounding area. Residents will […]
The ELCA Youth Gathering has recognized the need to lift up literacy in Houston. The Houston Independent School District estimates that 74% of the students in the district come from families who struggle to provide books for their children, which means they begin each school year at a disadvantage. To ensure bright futures for all of Houston’s students, book donations are being collected through the Gathering’s Blast […]
Propelled by a commitment to Lutheran traditions and to being a community of faith that is always forming and being renewed, the ELCA’s presiding bishop, Church Council and Conference of Bishops initiated a process to engage the ELCA in conversation about future directions–to help this church journey faithfully and effectively together in the years ahead. […]
Rostered Leaders (pastors & deacons) and their families are invited to a day of wellness at Potter Park Zoo in Lansing! The event is provided by Portico Wellness dollars and will include your parking, admission to the zoo, and a picnic lunch at the Safari Room on the Zoo grounds. There will be no specific […]
Open Hearts. Open Church., the North/West Lower Michigan Synod Task Force on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, has created and released a bible study called “God’s Radical Love for All”to help guide individuals, small groups, and congregations in understanding the bible as it comes to being inclusive. The task force encourages everyone to explore the bible study and other resources on their website […]