The Southern Ohio Synod has compiled links to reliable resources regarding the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to keep you informed and ready to keep your members safe, while still being Christ's presence in your community. "The Lord is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?" -Psalm 27:1read more
Updated 3.26.20: Resources from our SOS congregations to help one another during the COVID-19 outbreak
Our congregations and their leaders are developing creative ways to share the Gospel and 'gather' for worship. Look here for resources your congregation can tap into...including online worship services.
This is the 2nd story in our two-part series on how to keep yourself and others mentally healthy during this time of high-stress and social/physical isolation. Please take a few moments to read this short story and apply the action items today, because we care about you and those you love.
This is a two-part series on how to keep yourself and others mentally healthy during this time of high-stress and social/physical isolation. Please take a few moments to read this short story and apply the action items today, because we care about you.
Check here for ways to live stream or record and share your worship with your congregation and others. We are also collecting other worship and study ideas/resources here to help your congregation continue to be together when you should not be together physically.
On March 16 Bishop Dillahunt hosted a call with our rostered ministers regarding COVID-19 actions and recommendations. This is what was shared.
We have been attempting to give you information about how to navigate through this virus threat. Sometimes it can be overwhelming. How do we respond?
A prayer for you to share with your congregation, family, friends and neighbors from the Southern Ohio Synod Bishop's Office, as well as a PDF of the prayer petitions from Lutheran World Federation. Today and every day is a time for prayer and reflection on the hope and peace we have through the Gospel.
As the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak continues to unfold, ONE LICENSE—together with hundreds of our Member Publishers—is honored to assist worshipping communities worldwide during this extraordinary time. We are able to provide two different gratis license options valid through April 15, 2020.
Recruitment for the 2020 cohort for Stewardship for All Seasons (SAS)-Deadline for enrollment is April 15
This is our 3rd cohort and your opportunity to be a part of this special program that is seeing amazing results in congregations of all sizes.
April 16, 2020
Clusters are currently meeting online
April 24-25, 2020
Lutheran Memorial Camp Fulton, Ohio
May 1-3, 2020
Camp Luther Conneaut, Ohio