Clarify

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Clarify


The ELCA confesses the Triune God — Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

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Collaborate

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Collaborate


We leverage the wisdom and gifts of all in our synod, including our partners and affiliates, to bring God’s creative and redeeming Word to the world.

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Cultivate

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Cultivate


We believe when a synod operates as a platform for connections that empower mission, the baptized are released to join Jesus in the restoration of the world.

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Donate

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Everything we have comes from God. We are caretakers of God’s resources, which he has blessed us with to meet our needs and to allow us to partner with him in meeting the needs of others.

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The 2019 Southern Ohio Synod Assembly registration is now open!

The 2019 Southern Ohio Synod Assembly takes place on June 7-8 at the HPER Center, 250 Bill Edwards Drive, Wittenberg University, in Springfield, Ohio. Our theme for assembly is Stronger and Better Together: On the way. Our focus scripture is Luke 24:13-24. We are delighted to welcome our ELCA representative, The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop.

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Latest News

03/25/2019

SOS WELCA 'Spring Breeze' ready for you to download and share with a friend!

This issue contains updates and info about Gatherings, projects, and who to call.


03/21/2019

Clergy housing allowance ruled 'constitutional' by federal appeals court

The Freedom From Religion Foundation argued successfully in a Wisconsin district court that the long-standing exemption for religious housing in the IRS tax code violated the First Amendment’s establishment clause. But a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the lower court decision on Friday (March 15).


03/20/2019

MVPs (Ministries, Vendors & Partners) invited to display at 2019 Synod Assembly

There's an exciting opportunity for our Vendors and Partners to sponsor our Fellowship Dinner and the Assembly in general--lots of perks for those who choose to do so! Check it out!

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Upcoming Events

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  • Proclaiming the Gospel in worship: It's about Jesus

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2001 Northwest Blvd, Columbus, Ohio

    March 11, 2019
    10:00AM-3:00PM

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March 30, 2019
9:30AM

SOS WELCA Spring Gathering--Scioto Conference

Calvary Lutheran Church, 74 W. Main St, Chillicothe


April 3, 2019

Muskingum Conference Ministerium

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Coshocton


April 4, 2019
10:00-11:30AM

Central Ohio Conference Rostered Ministers Gathering

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

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