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

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)

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Latest News

Why I'm committed to ending human trafficking and how you can help
01/15/2020

Why I'm committed to ending human trafficking and how you can help

A personal story from SOS WELCA member, Karen Southward, in support of National Human Trafficking Awareness month.


ELCA presiding bishop issues pastoral message on Iran conflict
01/14/2020

ELCA presiding bishop issues pastoral message on Iran conflict

We of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America share with the Church of Jesus Christ in all times and places the calling to be peacemakers ….  The basis of the Church's peace-calling is in God's final peace, the peace of God's eternal reign. That calling is to proclaim the Gospel of God's final peace and to work for earthly peace.


ELCA presiding bishop pastoral letter on the United Methodist Church
01/14/2020

ELCA presiding bishop pastoral letter on the United Methodist Church

Through full communion, we have grown in unity and fellowship over the past decade with the United Methodist Church (UMC). We are receiving and sharing gifts, strengthening the body of Christ, and deepening mission and ministry for the sake of the world.

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Upcoming Events

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    January 9, 2020
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January 17-19, 2020

Confirmation Retreat

Lutheran Memorial Camp Fulton, Ohio


January 28-30, 2020

2020 Ohio Rostered Ministers Gathering

Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive South, Lewis Center, OH

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