Who We Are

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

We are —

  • Lutheran
  • One of 7 synods in Region 7
  • Made up of 268 congregations, 3 synodically authorized worshiping communities, 9 mission districts, and over 119,000 people
  • A wide variety of people—many ages, cultures, languages and lifestyles
  • Involved in the life of our communities—cities and suburbs, towns and villages
  • Located in a 14-county area of the state—from the Delaware River to the mountains of Sullivan County and from the Lehigh Valley and the Reading area to the New York border