The Northwestern Minnesota Synod (NWMN) is Region 3D synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) and includes 21 counties in the northwest corner of the state.
As of April 2016 the Northwestern Minnesota Synod had:
- 8 Conferences (In February 2016, the Synod’s 10-conferences were realigned to 8 conferences)
- 90,346 baptized members
- 230 congregations
- 346 rostered leaders
The 2015 Synod Assembly passed a resolution revising the 10-conference structure into a new structure with 24 clusters of geographically-close congregations and ministry agencies, eight conferences, and an open-ended number of networks defined by common interests and affinities.
Conferences (Beginning in February 2016):
- Thief River Falls
- Crooks ton
- Detroit Lakes
- Fergus Falls
Download: NWMN Synod Conference Map