Welcome to the Mitten Synod!

“May grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.” (2 Peter 1:2) 

The 40,719 baptized Christians, 117 congregations, and 220 ordained and rostered leaders of the North/West Lower Michigan Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Chrch in America join me in welcoming you to this website. Thank you for stopping by!

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.  If you do not find what you are looking for here, please feel free to contact the Lansing office. 

The peace of Christ be with you!

The Rev. Craig Alan Satterlee, Ph.D., Bishop   

Read Bishop Satterlee’s most recent letter 


Register today!  October 19-21: Two by Two: Making Connections between Congregations and Community, Autumn Leadership Event, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Traverse City      More info     Schedule      Register

Register today! Foundations of Christian Spirtuality.  More info

Registration now open! October 9-11: We Are Church Together, Region 6 ELCA Networks for Mission Event   Register here       For more info click here

Save the date! September 28-29 and November 9-10: Preaching Stewardship with Bishop Satterlee, St. Francis Retreat Center, Dewitt  More info

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