None at this time.
Thrive! Goal #1 is “Equipping Lay Leaders.” Through this goal: “The Synod will be seen as leading and providing networks through which lay leaders will be more highly equipped for leadership within their congregations, be more effective in their communities, and thrive in their ministries.”
The knowledge and training manual they received will also aid them in conducting special appeals and/or annual stewardship campaigns for their own congregations, thus further benefiting their own mission and ministries.
LSS has assisted 56 households (202 people) and has coordinated 81 volunteers who have contributed nearly 2,200 hours of service (a value of $56,000).
Our distress with this announcement is primarily its impact on the daily life of Palestinians, especially our sisters and brothers in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, but also their Christian and Muslim neighbors.
The council serves as the ELCA’s board of directors and interim legislative authority between meetings of the Churchwide Assembly. Read about the key actions taken at the most recent meeting.
Celebrate the excitement, anticipation and wonder of Christ’s birth with ELCA World Hunger this Advent! ELCA World Hunger’s new resource packet.
Latest newsletter from the SOS Women of the ELCA...Download and share it today!
Proclaiming God's justice that is breaking into the world so that all may be fed. December 10th 9:00am Ohio Statehouse, Columbus
Meeting under the theme “Practical Evangelism”, pastors, deacons, and full-time church professionals are invited to gather at the Nationwide Conference Center. This is the 'Sawmill Creek Event' of years past, just a lot closer to home for us in SOS!
The Parish Paper--November 2019
Spiritual Direction Certification Program from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary at Lenoir-Rhyne University
Our primary purpose is to train people who feel called to be such spiritual friends, spiritual companions; however, we welcome those whose main interest is to deepen their own spiritual practices.
Read Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton's latest column in 'Living Lutheran'