Clarify

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Clarify


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

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Collaborate

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Collaborate


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

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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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Donate

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Donate


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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The 2019 Southern Ohio Synod Assembly registration is now open!

The 2019 Southern Ohio Synod Assembly takes place on June 7-8 at the HPER Center, 250 Bill Edwards Drive, Wittenberg University, in Springfield, Ohio. Our theme for assembly is Stronger and Better Together: On the way. Our focus scripture is Luke 24:13-24. We are delighted to welcome our ELCA representative, The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop.

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Latest News

04/22/2019

75% increase in giving is possible! Join the 2019 Stewardship for All Seasons Cohort and see your giving increase too!

GSB FundRaising’s Stewardship for All Seasons has a proven track record in helping congregations grow giving. Our SOS congregations that signed up during assembly are already seeing exciting results. Join the 2019 Cohort today!


04/22/2019

Reminder! MVPs (Ministries, Vendors & Partners) invited to display at 2019 Synod Assembly

There's an exciting opportunity for our Vendors and Partners to sponsor our Fellowship Dinner and the Assembly in general--lots of perks for those who choose to do so! Check it out!


04/16/2019

Luther's Small Catechism with African Descent Reflections available now from Augsburg Fortress

In connection with the observance of the five hundredth anniversary of the Reformation events initiated by the 95 Theses, a distinguished group of African descent Lutheran theologians gathered at the offices of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) to explore and reflect on Luther’s Small Catechism.

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Upcoming Events

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April 25-26, 2019

Nelson W. Trout Lectures

Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University, Columbus, Ohio


April 27, 2019
8:30AM

SOS WELCA Spring Gathering--Cincinnati Conference

Zion Lutheran Church, 212 S. Front St, Hamilton


May 1, 2019

Muskingum Conference Ministerium

New Hope Lutheran Church, Adamsville

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