The Wider Church

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in East Northport, New York is a congregation of the Metropolitan New York Synod of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.


This is Christ's church. There is a place for you here.

We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God's grace.

Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person--questions, complexities and all.

Join us as we do God's work in Christ's name for the life of the world.


The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America - The ELCA

Who We Are | Together in Jesus Christ we are freed by grace to live faithfully, witness boldly and serve joyfully.

Read more about our mission & vision here.


We are a church that believes God is calling us to the world – together.

The ELCA’s 65 synods vary greatly in size, geography, membership, staffing and programs.

Synods unite the work of congregations within their areas, serve as regional support, and guide pastoral and other staff candidates. 


St. Paul’s is part of the Metropolitan New York Synod

MNYS covers nearly 200 congregations located in all five boroughs of New York City, all of Long Island and seven upstate counties including  Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.

Members of our synod worship God, help friends and neighbors, celebrate diversity, feed the hungry, work for justice and advocate for peace. In all we do, we strive to reflect God’s boundless love for all people.


You can learn more about our synod here.