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Back Again by Popular Demand: “Effective Congregation Council” Training
11/20/2019

Back Again by Popular Demand: “Effective Congregation Council” Training

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.”


Update! 110+ Congregation Leaders Trained to Conduct THRIVE Campaigns
11/20/2019

Update! 110+ Congregation Leaders Trained to Conduct THRIVE Campaigns

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.


Ohio Disaster Response & Recovery Situation Update – Memorial Day 2019 Tornadoes
11/20/2019

Ohio Disaster Response & Recovery Situation Update – Memorial Day 2019 Tornadoes

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).


Presiding bishop statement on Israeli civilian settlements
11/20/2019

Presiding bishop statement on Israeli civilian settlements

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.


ELCA Church Council welcomes 23 new members
11/14/2019

ELCA Church Council welcomes 23 new members

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.


ELCA World Hunger Advent Resources available for congregations while supplies last!
11/13/2019

ELCA World Hunger Advent Resources available for congregations while supplies last!

Celebrate the excitement, anticipation and wonder of Christ’s birth with ELCA World Hunger this Advent! ELCA World Hunger’s new resource packet.


SOS WELCA Fall Breeze 2019
11/12/2019

SOS WELCA Fall Breeze 2019

Latest newsletter from the SOS Women of the ELCA...Download and share it today!


Advocacy in Advent--An event from Hunger Network in Ohio
11/12/2019

Advocacy in Advent--An event from Hunger Network in Ohio

Proclaiming God's justice that is breaking into the world so that all may be fed. December 10th 9:00am Ohio Statehouse, Columbus


Register NOW for the 2020 Ohio Rostered Ministers Gathering Jan 28-30!
11/09/2019

Register NOW for the 2020 Ohio Rostered Ministers Gathering Jan 28-30!

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!


Learning to Love Variety in Worship Song Selection
11/06/2019

Learning to Love Variety in Worship Song Selection

The Parish Paper--November 2019


Spiritual Direction Certification Program from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary at Lenoir-Rhyne University
11/06/2019

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.


Season of doubt.
11/06/2019

Season of doubt.

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