About Eastern ND Synod
Our mission: "Jesus Christ calls us to live in love as we serve, equip, and challenge God's people."
The Eastern North Dakota Synod is a part of Region 3 of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
The word "synod" comes from the Greek words: syn meaning together, and hodos meaning the way. A synod is a group of people on the way together.
The Eastern North Dakota Synod is comprised of over 200 rostered leaders and 101,602 baptized members. The synod covers approximately the eastern third of the state of North Dakota and is divided into eight (8) conferences:
1) Spirit Lake
4) Grand Forks
7) Prairie Rose