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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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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It's not too late to be a part of a Thrive Campaign in your congregation!

It's not too late to be a part of a Thrive Campaign in your congregation!

Update! Over 110 Congregation Leaders from congregations across the Synod have now been trained to conduct successful and uplifting Thrive! campaigns. The knowledge and training manual they received will also aid them in conducting special appeals and/or annual stewardship campaigns for their own congregations, thus further benefiting their own mission and ministries.

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Latest News

Don't forget to register for the 2020 Ohio Rostered Ministers Gathering Jan 28-30!
12/05/2019

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!


Advent and other lectionary topic videos available to SOS Congregations free of charge!
12/04/2019

Advent and other lectionary topic videos available to SOS Congregations free of charge!

Pr. Joe Wolf is sharing his talents with the synod through his weekly worship videos in support of Goal #5 of the Thrive! Campaign.


Midnight stillness.
12/03/2019

Midnight stillness.

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton's December article for 'Living Lutheran.'

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Upcoming Events

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December 5, 2019
9:45AM-1:00PM

Bishop's Meet & Greet for Youth Staff

Proctor Center, London, Ohio


December 5, 2019
6:30-8:30PM

Bishop's Meet & Greet for Youth Staff

Synod Office, 300 S. 2nd Street, Columbus, Ohio


December 6, 2019
7:30PM

Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas

Weaver Chapel, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio

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