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A special message from our SOS Public Policy Director, Deacon Nick Bates for your Nov 22 worship service

Available early November for a November 22 Sunday worship service...A special message from our SOS Public Policy Director, Deacon Nick Bates.

Deacon Nick Bates serves as the director of the Hunger Network in Ohio - an ecumenical advocacy ministry that serves as our Lutheran State Public Policy Office for Ohio.The Hunger Network works to end hunger by addressing the root causes of poverty through advocacy.  Nick has worked with non-profit and faith-based organizations to end hunger, poverty, and homelessness in Ohio for more than 15 years by addressing public policy barriers at the local, state, and national level. 

Deacon Bates' sermon title is: God's love sends us to serve our neighbor

Synopsis: The elections are over, and as people of faith our work toward justice in the world continues. As siblings in Christ, members of the same family, how are we called to hear the voices of those who hunger and thirst in our world and show them the love that God has given to us all? 

A link to Deacon Bates' sermon in video and print format will be available in early November for rostered ministers and worship teams to use on Sunday, November 22, 2020. This sermon is optional, but offers an opportunity to give your regular a break from sermon prep and to share with congregation members the many ways members of the Southern Ohio Synod can serve outside of their home congregations.


Look back here for links in November.




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