Clarify

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Clarify


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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Donate

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Donate


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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Steps for Your Congregation to Participate in Thrive

There was a lot of excitement at the Synod Assembly about the Thrive Campaign and how it will benefit congregations and rostered leaders of the Southern Ohio Synod. Here are steps every congregation is asked to take in order to seriously consider taking part in the campaign … and join in the growing excitement.

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Latest News

10/16/2019

Your mission support matters to the faith lives of more people than you can imagine

Check out these videos about how your mission support impacts lives in our synod today and into eternity.


10/08/2019

Don't forget to register for the 2020 Ohio Rostered Ministers Gathering Jan 28-30!

Meeting under the theme “Practical Evangelism”, pastors, deacons, and full-time church professionals are invited to gather at the Nationwide Conference Center. This is the 'Sawmill Creek Event' of years past, just a lot closer to home for us in SOS!


10/08/2019

SOS Mission Support: Planning for the future, KNOWING God is with us!

And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age…You are never alone.

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Upcoming Events

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  • Cluster is open to both volunteer and paid staff

    Christ, Bexley

    October 10, 2019
    12:00-2:00PM

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  • A "FREE" relaxing event for those working/volunteering in Children's, Youth and/or Family Ministry

    Lutheran Memorial Camp Fulton, Ohio

    October 28-30, 2019

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  • A "FREE" relaxing event for those working/volunteering in Children's, Youth and/or Family Ministry

    Lutheran Memorial Camp Fulton, Ohio

    October 28-30, 2019

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October 17, 2019
10:00-11:30AM

East Side Cluster Meeting

Epiphany Lutheran Church, Pickerington


October 17, 2019
12:00-2:00PM

Youth Ministry Cluster

Cluster is open to both volunteer and paid staff

Good Shepherd, Cincinnati (7701 Kenwood Rd)


October 19, 2019
9:00AM-12:00PM

Plan the Budget, Plan the Future: Free Congregational Budget Planning Workshop

Sponsored by the SOS Stewardship Team

Calvary Lutheran Church, 74 W. Main St, Chillicothe

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