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06/20/2018

Response to Synod Assembly resolution re separation of families immigration issue

Here are resources for those who wish to speak out against unjust separation of families and in favor of policies that keep families together.


06/19/2018

Note to the synod: the voice of the Church

'Grant us wisdom, grant us courage for the living of these days, lest we miss your kingdom’s goal.'


06/19/2018

ELCA Global Links for June 2018

Stay connected with Global Links by sharing resources and content with your congregation.


06/14/2018

'Mercy and Addiction' article in Living Lutheran

Bishop Suzanne Darcy Dillahunt and Pr. Michelle Terry share what's going on in Southern Ohio and how we're working together to heal those affected by the opioid epidemic.


06/13/2018

Reminder! New Stewardship Development Opportunity Available to SOS Congregations

The Southern Ohio Synod is delighted to make available a new resource for congregations who would appreciate the support of professional fundraising services as they develop their stewardship ministries over the next two years.


06/12/2018

We know the truth

Read Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton's column in Living Lutheran.


06/12/2018

Application for 2019 ELCA World Hunger Domestic Hunger Grants is now open!

Application available: June 12-August 13, 2018


06/12/2018

The Collaborative: A new initiative by the Southern Ohio Synod created just for your congregation!

God is calling your congregation to new life. How are you going to respond?


06/12/2018

Invitation to read and review draft Inter-Religious Policy Statement

All are invited to respond to the statement by June 30, 2018.


06/12/2018

Never beyond God’s compassion: Suicide prevention resources

Suicide is a leading cause of death in the U.S., and suicide rates have increased in almost every state since 1999 (some by more than 30 percent), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


06/11/2018

'Bridges Out of Poverty' workshop on Sept 16 at Advent Lutheran Church

The hidden rules of class effect many aspects of life for all of us but especially for those who live at or below the poverty line.  If you want to work with people in poverty or if you simply want a deeper understanding of the issues of poverty this information is eye opening.


05/19/2018

June 2018 Parish Paper available for download and reading

'Making the Nursery a Place of Belonging'


05/16/2018

Churches for Middle East Peace Annual Assembly Advocacy Summit: And Still We Rise

Join us in Washington to learn more and take action on Capitol Hill, June 17 @ 5:00 pm - June 19 @ 5:00 pm EDT.


04/02/2018

Reminder! Social Statement on Women and Justice draft responses due by Sept 30

The comment period on the draft is open until September 30, 2018. Please take time to review the draft document and respond before the September deadline.