We hope you will find answers here to your questions about the Northern Great Lakes Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Our site is intended to offer information, timely news, inspiring words and an opportunity to learn about the ministries of this synod and the ELCA.

Current Resources

Faithful Innovations Testimonials
Pastor Lloyd Luedeman from Grace, Pembine
Steve Strom from Grace, Pembine

Living Lutheran Magazine featuring U.P. Wildclick to view

ELCA Stewardship Webinar on Donor Motivationclick to view

“Churches and Copyright” Resource – click to view

2022 ELCA Annual Report Coverclick to view
Bishop Finegan’s Annual Letter>PDF    >Word

Rostered Leader Report to the Bishopclick to view

ELCA Congregational Vitality Survey Promoclick to view

Mission Stories of the Northern Great Lakes Synod – click to view

Leadership Coachingclick to view

Meeting the Challenges of COVID-19

FEMA Funeral Assistance Flyer
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U.S. COVID-19 Risk & Vaccine Tracker
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Risk Assessment Tool
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COVID-19 Science for Churches
click to watch

Photo Galleries

Ordination and Installation of Pastor Micah Cavaleri on June 12, 2021.

2020 Synod Year in Reviewclick here to view video

Seasons of the Synod Photo Submissionsclick here to view photo gallery

Archived Synod Photos & Videosclick here to view



Latest edition of Northern Light
April / May 2023 > download

Latest edition of E-Notes
March 31, 2023 > view

Prayfaithfully Daily Devotions
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Prayer Calendars
March 2023
April 2023
May 2023

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NGL Synod & Church Events

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Upcoming Events

Christ’s Kaleidoscope Lenten Challenge (February 23-April 3)
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Soul Shop for Youth Leaders (April 21)click to view

2023 Synod Assemblyclick to view

Faithful Innovations Cohort 5 (register by June 1)click to view

Journey Tri-Synod Youth Gathering (July 24-27)click to view

Northern Great Lakes Synod
1029 N. Third St., Suite A
Marquette, MI 49855
Phone: (906) 228-2300
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