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Camps for confirmation and MLK Day in January...Don't miss out!

LOMO Camps don't let the chill in the air keep them from offering fun, Christ-centered retreats and camps. Don't miss out on what's coming in January and February!

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ELCA Church Council’s fall meeting looks to the future

The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) met at The Lutheran Center in Chicago, Nov. 9-12. The council, which serves as the ELCA’s board of directors, focused on the goals of ELCA Future Directions 2025 and the church’s priorities around congregational vitality and leadership.

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Worship at the Center: Journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter

The ELCA invites you to join one of two special worship services and study times in January and February.

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Despite the doom and gloom of many reports, congregation still flourishing

While many mainline denominations are seeing a decline in membership, many congregations are still thriving by adapting to their new surroundings and embracing change.

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Protecting congregations from active shooter incidents

Steps your congregation can take to prevent and prepare for the worst. Information and resources provided by FEMA/Homeland Security and Church Mutual Insurance.

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Christmas and Advent communication tools for your congregation from the ELCA

'To support your communication needs, we have prepared a number of invitational tools created specifically for congregations.'

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What's in it for us? Where your donations go

Your mission support provides the necessary funds to make mission and ministry happen across our synod, country and world. Thank you!

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A Veterans Day prayer from Bishop Dillahunt and synod staff

We'd like to pray for our veterans in the Southern Ohio Synod. Share the name of a veteran you'd like Bishop Dillahunt and the synod staff to pray for at our next staff meeting.

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New SOS website coming in December!

The Southern Ohio Synod website is undergoing a facelift and transformation to support our mission statement: Stronger and Better Together: Joining Jesus in the Restoration of the World.

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University, seminary boards approve agreement to establish Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University

Driven by an alignment in mission and strong belief that, united, the institutions can have a greater positive impact on the world then they can achieve separately, Capital and Trinity boards have approved a plan to unify the institutions effective January 1, 2018.

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Living in a broken world.

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the ELCA, shares her thoughts and hope in Living Lutheran's November issue.

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The Rev. Pedro Suarez elected bishop of the ELCA Florida-Bahamas Synod

The Rev. Pedro Manuel Suarez, Pompano Beach, Fla., was elected Oct. 13 to a six-year term as bishop of the Florida-Bahamas Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election was held during the Synod Assembly Oct. 12-14.

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