The ELCA's 65 synods vary greatly in size, geography, membership, staffing and program. Our smallest synod has 30 congregations — the largest nearly 300. The synods are grouped into nine regions, which are points of connection for them and the churchwide organization.What is an ELCA congregation?
A congregation is a diverse community of believers who gather for worship, exploring God’s word together, mutual care and support, and equipping one another to live and serve in the world. About 4 million members of the ELCA gather in nearly 10,000 congregations across the 50 states, Caribbean and U.S. Virgin Islands.What is the phone number to connect to the Synod?
Connect with the Eastern north dakota synod. Fargo Phone: 701.232.3381 Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 4:00 pm Fargo Fax: 701.232.3180...What is an ELCA rostered Minister?
Rostered ministers are called, equipped and theologically trained to serve in the ELCA on a roster (or list) to do God’s work in the world. Rostered ministers include those on the word and sacrament and the word and service rosters.