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

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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


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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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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COVID-19: Guidance for pastors and congregations

COVID-19: Guidance for pastors and congregations

The Southern Ohio Synod has compiled links to reliable resources regarding the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to keep you informed and ready to keep your members safe, while still being Christ's presence in your community. "The Lord is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?" -Psalm 27:1

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Double your gift to LWR to provide needed water to the most vulnerable
05/29/2020

Double your gift to LWR to provide needed water to the most vulnerable

From Kenya to Uganda to El Salvador, something as essential as water is not readily available. And our poorest neighbors — often women and children — must risk their lives hiking miles to collect water. Here's how you can help!


Recording of Bishop's call with rostered ministers and worship directors regarding singing in church
05/26/2020

Recording of Bishop's call with rostered ministers and worship directors regarding singing in church

This call focused on the safety of singing during worship services during the current pandemic. Our guest presenters were Dr. Curt Passafume and Mr. Josh Brodbeck.


Revision of Definitions and Guidelines for Discipline: Digital Town Halls
05/26/2020

Revision of Definitions and Guidelines for Discipline: Digital Town Halls

The committee is seeking input from across this church so the document can better provide clear and uniform application of the rules, protect people from harm and prevent impediments to the proclamation of the gospel.

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Youth Ministry Cluster

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