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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Fruits of the faith grown through life in the church and participation in synod-sponsored training

'I am writing this letter to let you know, as a lay person, how the Southern Ohio Synod has helped me grow in faith and bear fruit in these past few years.' Read on to learn more about this one person's journey of faith and ministry.

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Latest News

10/22/2018

World Aids Day December 1

On December 1, the ELCA has the opportunity to join with our neighbors around the world in commemorating World AIDS Day. On this day, we remember all who have been and continue to be affected by HIV and AIDS. We also take this day to raise awareness and recommit to a faithful and dedicated response. 


10/19/2018

Women of the SOS! You're invited to the SOS WELCA Fall Retreat, Nov 9-10, 2018

Relax, revitalize, restore and nourish with your sisters at the Sisters of Charity at Mt. St. Joseph in Cincinnati!


10/12/2018

ELCA Conference of Bishops, others focus on future directions goals

Meeting Sept. 27-Oct. 2 under the theme "While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near," the conference engaged in discussions with senior leadership of the ELCA churchwide organization to explore in-depth the work that surrounds the five goals of Future Directions 2025 and the key priorities of congregational vitality and leadership.

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Upcoming Events

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  • The Art of Faith in the Midst of Suffering: Reflections on Martin Luther's Theology

    Bayley Auditorium, Barbara Deer Kuss Science Center, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio

    October 22, 2018
    7:30PM

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October 22, 2018
7:30PM

Kenneth H. Sauer Luther Symposium

The Art of Faith in the Midst of Suffering: Reflections on Martin Luther's Theology

Bayley Auditorium, Barbara Deer Kuss Science Center, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio


October 28, 2018
7:30PM

Festival Choral Eucharist for Reformation

Weaver Chapel, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio


October 29-31, 2018

Youth Ministry Renew Retreat

Lutheran Memorial Camp

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