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08/15/2018

ELCA Rostered Ministers Mini-Retreat Fall 2018

The Outer Gifts of Discipleship, Tuesday, September 25, 2018


08/14/2018

Updates, Enrollment Dates and Retirement Planning from Portico

New look to the website, specialized services you don't want to miss out on and webinars to help you plan for retirement.


08/14/2018

Senior high school student at Holy Trinity intertwines her faith and school project to benefit local family shelter

‘This (being part of Holy Trinity) has also shaped the way I look at service in my community as something we should do because it helps to fill a need, and by working together, more is possible.’ 


08/13/2018

You're invited to a Pre-Retirement Seminar by Portico Benefits at Peace Lutheran Church, Beavercreek

If you're over age 50 and within 15 years of retirement, a pre-retirement seminar is a great way to get planning off to a strong start or keep the momentum going. Register before October 15 to participate in this FREE event.


08/06/2018

You're invited to comment on the Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice

The Women and Justice: One in Christ social statement task force needs your feedback in order to revise this text and then to send a proposed social statement to the ELCA Churchwide Assembly in 2019.


08/06/2018

Capital University starts food pantry for students

Capital is starting a student food pantry here at to help relieve the increased reality of student hunger on campus. Here's how you can help!


08/06/2018

Register today for a one-day Stewardship Academy coming to a location near you!

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.


07/26/2018

Check out the fall 2018 course offerings from the Southern Ohio Synod's Lay School of Theology

'Genesis: The Beginnings of Faith' and 'With Pen in Hand: Letter to the Romans' offered at Chillicothe and Dayton campuses respectively.


07/26/2018

Parish Paper for August 2018 ready for download and sharing with your congregation

'How to Raise Money for Your Community Projects'


07/25/2018

Synod Lay Eucharistic Ministry Training August 27 at Gloria Dei, Cincinnati

Your ministry to the homebound is a vital link between not only your congregation and the homebound member, but also with the greater Church.


07/24/2018

Reminder! Register today for the one-day Stewardship Academy coming to First Lutheran, Bellefontaine Aug 18

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.


07/24/2018

TLS Fall 2018 course offerings for non-degree students start August 27! Don't miss out!

TLS offers online courses, evening courses, and one-week intensive courses. Interested in taking a course in an area of interest? Thinking about seminary but want to get a taste before you decide to enroll? Looking for a high-quality, low-cost continuing education opportunity? Check out these options for Fall Term 2018!


07/18/2018

You're invited to attend 'Preaching Stewardship' Nov 2018 & Jan 2019

Sponsored by The North/West Lower Michigan Synod and The Stewardship of Life Institute


07/17/2018

'Changing the Cultural Narrative: Is the Church Hurting or Helping?'

Invitation from the Central Ohio Conference to attend this event coming to Peace Lutheran Church in Gahanna on September 9.


07/16/2018

2018-2019 Synod Hymn List ready for download

The new Synod Hymn List is ready for your use as you plan the coming year.