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The congregations of the Upper Susquehanna Synod welcome all visitors to their services of worship.  All worshiping communities within the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, including those of the Upper Susquehanna Synod, invite all baptized believers from any denomination to the Lord’s Supper who recognize in the Sacrament of Holy Communion the true body and blood […]


Lutheran Beliefs

Do you wonder what a Lutheran Christian believes?  Click here to learn more: http://elca.org/en/Faith


Lay Ministry Institute

The Lay Ministry Institute…a Mission need…a Spirit-filled opportunity…a Spirit-guided response Lay Ministry Institute Board administers the programs of the Lay Ministry Institute (LMI) whose mission is to educate and equip lay people for theologically sound ministry. The Lay Ministry Institute is under the office of the bishop of the Upper Susquehanna Synod which provides oversight […]


Becoming a Rostered Leader

How does someone become a rostered leader in the ELCA…an ordained minister (pastor), associate in ministry, diaconal minister, or deaconess? It’s not so simple a matter as just finding a church open to hiring you, or even just applying to seminary! This page takes you step by step through the process of becoming a rostered […]