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

11/14/2019

ELCA Church Council welcomes 23 new members

The council serves as the ELCA’s board of directors and interim legislative authority between meetings of the Churchwide Assembly. Read about the key actions taken at the most recent meeting.


11/13/2019

ELCA World Hunger Advent Resources available for congregations while supplies last!

Celebrate the excitement, anticipation and wonder of Christ’s birth with ELCA World Hunger this Advent! ELCA World Hunger’s new resource packet.


11/12/2019

SOS WELCA Fall Breeze 2019

Latest newsletter from the SOS Women of the ELCA...Download and share it today!

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Upcoming Events

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  • Lutheridge Conference Center Arden, North Carolina

    October 31 - November 3, 2019

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  • Lutheridge Conference Center Arden, North Carolina

    October 31 - November 3, 2019

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  • Free intergenerational workshop cultivating generosity using The Generosity Project curriculum

    Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 6329 Tylersville Rd, West Chester, OH

    November 9, 2019
    9:00AM-1:00PM

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  • Cluster is open to both volunteer and paid staff

    Christ, Bexley

    November 14, 2019
    12:00-2:00PM

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  • Cluster is open to both volunteer and paid staff

    Wittenberg University: Connect in Student Union Building Lobby

    November 21, 2019
    12:00-2:00PM

  • First English Lutheran Church, Columbus

    November 21, 2019
    10:00-11:30AM

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November 17, 2019
2:00-3:30PM

Thrive! Congregation Leader Training

St. John's Lutheran Church, 116 North 7th Street, Zanesville


November 17, 2019
5:00-6:30PM

Thrive! Congregation Leader Training

First English Lutheran Church, 220 North Columbus Street, Lancaster


November 21, 2019
10:00-11:30AM

East Side Cluster Meeting

First English Lutheran Church, Columbus

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