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Southern Ohio Synod e-bulletin for the Week of January 8, 2020

Stronger and better together: 
Joining Jesus in the restoration of the world! 

Synod News
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Next Thrive! Congregation Leader Training opportunity set for January 21st

Also register for Effective Congregation Council Training for your council and other leaders to bring new life and vision to your council and congregation! (February 18)


Help provide a safe and fun place for kids to heal from the Dayton Memorial Day tornadoes!

The Southern Ohio Synod Dayton Conference, in conjunction with LSS Disaster Services, is hosting the 1st of 5 Camp Noah weeks for kids, K-5 this March. Your donation can make this healing place possible for campers in need!

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Back Again by Popular Demand: “Effective Congregation Council” Training

Thrive! Goal #1 is “Equipping Lay Leaders.” Through this goal: “The Synod will be seen as leading and providing networks through which lay leaders will be more highly equipped for leadership within their congregations, be more effective in their communities, and thrive in their ministries.”

Be equipped to lead your congregation into the next year and years to come with this Congregation Council training that will turn everything you ever thought a council should be into everything you ever hoped a council would be!


IRS business mileage rate decreased for 2020

If you're paying business mileage for a supply preacher, employee, or anyone else, please note the decrease set by the IRS for 2020.

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Youth & Family News

Annual Capital Bowl (Ignite)

For 7th through 12th graders, Ignite (formerly the Capital Bowl) will be Friday January 31st - Saturday February 1st, 2020, in Kerns Religious Life Center on campus at Capital.

For More Information: Click Here 

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Affiliate and Partner News
Mlk Day At Capital U 2020  

You're invited to the 29th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Learning on Jan 20, 2020 at Capital U

Achea Redd, a Mental Health Advocate and Author of BE FREE BE YOU, has been selected to give the Gay S. Steele Keynote Address.


Lutheran Men in Mission gathering at Capital University for Men's basketball game February 22

The men will meet for lunch at 11:00am at the Rusty Bucket Restaurant, 2158 East Main Street, just west of the campus. RSVP are needed for the event.

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness month

The SOS Women of the ELCA's enLIGHTen group is providing articles throughout the month of January to lift up this important issue and provide you with ways you can help put an end to human trafficking.



People of Puerto Rico as they recover from multiple earthquakes and aftershocks

Pr. Robert Jones regarding ongoing health issues

Michael Padgett, husband of Pr. Sally Padgett, regarding health issues

An end to hate in the light of recent shootings at Texas church and stabbing at Hanukkah celebration in NY

Deaconess Carmen Colon-Brown as she mourns the death of her father

Pr. Bob Swanson as he heals from radiation and chemo for cancer


Employment Opportunities

Accounting Clerk
David Lutheran Church, Canal Winchester
300 Groveport Rd. Canal Winchester, OH


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