None at this time.


Vanco offers new online giving option for ELCA congregations

Vanco’s GivePlus suite provides churches with a full range of eGiving solutions, allowing congregations to accept gifts and payments through credit and debit cards, websites, card readers, text messages and a mobile app.


Generosity shapes and transforms your mission-Check out the Generosity Transformed! conference to find out more!

Church and organizational leaders will learn how to energize and revitalize their strategies for faithful generosity by connecting their missions, ministries, and resources. A limited number of scholarships are available with a preference for first-call pastors. Act now!


All are invited to the SOS Hunger Task Force meeting on February 23!

Anyone interested in hunger ministries who would like to serve beyond their congregation, while also enhancing their congregational ministry, should plan to attend this meeting.


Reminder! Resolutions for the assembly are due by March 15

If you plan to submit a resolution for consideration by this year's Synod Assembly, your resolution must be submitted by March 15, 2019.


2019 Congregational Remittance Forms are ready for download and use by treasurers

Please make sure your treasurer or whoever is responsible for sending in mission support to the synod, see this article and has the 2019 forms for this fiscal year.


Please join us for the Seeing Race Through Faith training at a location near you!

Attendees will engage in dialogue, ask questions, and help one another improve our understanding on race so that we can be better equipped for mission in God's world. 


Augusta Victoria Hospital needs your help to continue its life-saving mission

The ELCA provides ongoing support to Augusta Victoria Hospital in Jerusalem through ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response. Please give now.


Mark your calendars & plan to attend benefit concert for LSS Faith Mission Homeless Shelters in Columbus

Gethsemane Lutheran Church is hosting a benefit concert, Conversations in Sound, which is open to the entire community. Synchronicity Trio and guest artist Denise Spires will offer its annual benefit concert for Faith Mission Homeless Shelters ( on Sunday, February 24th at 4:00 pm.


Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton's February 2019 column from 'Living Lutheran'

Instead of “What can we do?” we should ask, “What is God up to?”


EnLIGHTen group thanks everyone for their support; encourages all to be aware and make a difference

Awareness is key to recognize what is happening around us. Trafficking can look different in each community, but the signs of a child’s behavior, appearance, and who they are accompanied by are still the same.


Impact the global good this Lenten season with resources from Lutheran World Relief!

Lenten resources and impactful gifts from Lutheran World Relief


Summer learning opportunities from Trinity Lutheran Seminary

Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University has four courses for all who have a passion for worship and ministry. Check out what's coming this summer!


God is calling your congregation to the ‘life that really is life!’

Answer that call by being a part of the Southern Ohio Synod’s ‘The Collaborative’! Click on this story to learn how your congregation can have vital and life-giving ministries!


Register today for the 2019 Bishop's Theological Convocation!

Theme: Proclaiming the Gospel in worship--It’s about Jesus! with guest speaker, The Rev. Kevin Strickland, Executive for Worship for the ELCA. This convocation is for rostered ministers of the Southern Ohio Synod.


Discernment and prayer process for upcoming assembly-All encouraged to participate!

The Southern Ohio Synod invites you to discernment and prayer as we prepare for the 2019 Synod Assembly at Wittenberg University in Springfield.


VBS Curriculum from LOM Now Available

Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (LOM) produces the curriculum each year that is used in camp and retreat settings and for Vacation Bible Schools and day camps. LOM has released its 2019 curriculum entitled Transformed Community: God's Agent of C.H.A.N.G.E.


Boundaries Workshops in I/K Synod open to SOS rostered ministers

Our friends in the Indiana/Kentucky Synod have graciously opened their scheduled Boundaries Workshops to our synod. If you are able to attend, please take advantage of this opportunity!


Rostered Ministers invited to the annual Episcopal Brennan Lecture Series in Louisville, KY

Featuring The Rt. Rev. Robert C. Wright , Bishop of Atlanta, speaking on "The Spirituality of Leadership" March 1-2 2019


Join us for a time of discernment regarding your call to ministry in the ELCA

Feeling a call to serve as a deacon or pastor in the ELCA? Consider attending the next ELCA Region 6 Discernment Retreat, March 1-2, 2019 at Camp Mowana in Mansfield, OH


New contact info for Region 6 Archives--same great resource!

Region 6 Archives is still housed in the same building on the TLS campus, but has updated contact info you'll need to access these rich resources!