Mission & Ministry

We are a church that believes God is calling us into the world--together.
Mission and Ministry

Leadership

Leaders in the church are equipped to live and serve wherever God is at work.
Leadership

Stewardship

We faithfully steward the gifts God has so abundantly given to us.
Stewardship

Faith Formation

It is he whom we proclaim...so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.
Faith Formation

Latest News

ELCA presiding bishop meets with Christian leaders in China

In her first visit to China, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the ELCA, noted the importance of cooperation in deepening the relationship with Christians in China, and the ELCA’s methodology of “accompaniment is how we can relate.”

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Bishop Dillahunt urges rostered leaders and others in Portico's health plan to take the health assessment now!

We are still 37 people shy of reaching our 65% participation goal...If we don't reach 65% there is NO 2% discount for congregations.

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Lutheran Disaster Response receives $300,000 grant for New Jersey hurricane relief

Lutheran Disaster Response has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the American Red Cross to assist people impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey. Lutheran Disaster Response is the disaster response ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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ELCA Church Council considers new mission funding approach and more

The ELCA took action on proposals designed to examine and explore new opportunities to fund the mission of this church. The council also considered proposals on the formation of a single ELCA lay roster and more when it met here April 9-12, 2015.

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Baptism! It's the theme for the 2015 Southern Ohio Synod Assembly!

To help celebrate this sacrament that stands at the heart of our faith and Lutheran identity, we are seeking digital, high quality photos of YOUR congregation's baptismal font or baptistery that will be shown on the big screen at various times throughout assembly.

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April 25, 2015

LSS Synod Service Day in Southeast Ohio

MacArthur, Ohio

April 25, 2015
8:30AM

SOS WELCA Cincinnati Conference Spring Gathering

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Cincinnati

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