Mission & Ministry

We are a church that believes God is calling us into the world--together.
Mission and Ministry


Leaders in the church are equipped to live and serve wherever God is at work.


We faithfully steward the gifts God has so abundantly given to us.

Faith Formation

It is he whom we proclaim...so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.
Faith Formation

Latest News

Moved by the Spirit in the midst of strife-Helping South Sudan

More than 7 million people in South Sudan need humanitarian assistance as a result of drought and renewed violence. According to UNICEF, famine was recently declared in the north-central part of the country, where 100,000 people are facing imminent starvation.

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ELCA’s comprehensive campaign enters fourth year with $113 million raised

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s (ELCA) first comprehensive campaign, Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA, is celebrating the beginning of its fourth year with $113 million in cash gifts and gift commitments, representing 57 percent of the five-year, $198 million goal by January 31, 2019.

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'32 weeks and counting' countdown to the 500th anniversary of the Reformation resource provided by Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Synod

Former academics and scholarly writers Abby Arthur Johnson and Ronald Johnson have compiled what they refer to as LutherFacts. We benefit by their research and writing chops, gained by experiences including contributions to the United States Capitol Historical Society’s Blog of History and careers at Georgetown University.

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LOMO Camps bulletin insert and links to fun are only a click or two away!

LOMO Camps are gearing up for Summer and offering great retreat opportunities now for adults and families. Read up on what's going on at our LOMO camps and download the April bulletin insert to share with your congregation.

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Bishop Eaton issues letter on Affordable Health Care Act

As Congress continues its work on health care policy, I am writing to express the concerns of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America—one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with more than 3.7 million members in more than 9,300 congregations across the 50 states and in the Caribbean region.

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Upcoming Events

 March 2017 
March 25, 2017

SOS WELCA Spring Gathering-Scioto Conference

Calvary Lutheran Church, 74 W. Main St., Chillicothe, Ohio

March 31 - April 2, 2017

Confirmation Retreat

Camp Mowana

April 1, 2017

SOS WELCA Spring Gathering-Dayton Conference

St. John's Lutheran Church, 122 W. National Road, Vandalia, Ohio

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