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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One-day Stewardship Academies coming to a location near you in 2018!

Sponsored by the Southern Ohio Stewardship Team, the Stewardship Academy is an opportunity for congregational leaders (rostered and lay) to "retool" their congregation's stewardship ministry. Led by Pastor Peter Rudowski, and including presentations by Dr. Cheryl Peterson and Dr. Wally Taylor, this one-day workshop offers to both rostered and lay leaders the latest expertise in stewardship ministry in these changing times.

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Latest News

09/19/2018

Rostered ministers encouraged to take part in Boundaries Training at TLS Sept 28

Boundaries Training benefits both the rostered minister and the congregation and is important for the overall health and life of the congregation.


09/19/2018

Breaking Barriers conference on HIV & AIDS Oct 25-27

A gathering to inspire and empower people of faith on a journey to create AIDS-free world through healing and understanding. Attendees will experience dynamic speakers, educational workshops, engaging presentations and powerful worship services. Presented by the UMC Global AIDS Committee.


09/17/2018

SOS Women of the ELCA invited to Faith Fire retreat Oct 13

Faith Fire is sponsored by the Faith Lutheran WELCA group and is open to all women of the SOS.

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Upcoming Events

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September 27, 2018
11:45AM-1:45PM

Youth Ministry Cluster

Olive Garden Middletown Ohio


October 4, 2018
10:00-11:30AM

Central Ohio Conference Rostered Ministers Gathering

Jacob's Porch


October 6, 2018

Dayton Conference WELCA Women’s Spiritual Retreat

Women’s Spiritual Retreat Gifts of Imperfection; Some Guideposts for Living a Wholehearted Life

Luther Lodge, St John’s Lutheran Church, Vandalia

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