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Baptism series, by Bishop Herman Yoos
Part 1: The Sacrament of Holy Baptism
Part 2: What benefits does God give in Baptism? What is God's promise?
Part 3: How can water do such great things?
Part 4: What does Baptism mean for daily living?
Frequently Asked Questions About the Call Process
Ethics: A sensitive matter
Student Referral Form
Candidacy forms are online - click to connect.
Compensation guidelines and worksheets - 2015
NOTE: The suggested compensation rate
based on years of experience is found
in Appendix A of the Compensation Guidelines.
2015 Compensation guidelines
2015 Worksheet: Clergy living in a parsonage
2015 Worksheet: Clergy with housing allowance
2015 Worsheet: Rostered Lay leader
Computer Use Policy (thanks to the ELCA for providing this!)
Sample Computer and Internet Use Policy for Congregations to consider
Constitution and approved amendments for Congregations
This comes to us from the ELCA. Here is link to the information.
Directory and Minutes of SC Synod - 2014
PART 1: Cover, Table of Contents, General information
PART 2: Rostered Leaders and Congregations
PART 3: Register of Voting Members, Minutes of Synod
Part 4: Bulletin of Reports
Part 5: Constitution, Bylaws, and back cover
ELCA Statistical Reports for the SC Synod as of December 31, 2013
Congregation Name and Address Summary Report for 2013
Form A - Congregation Finances as of December 31, 2013
Form A - Summary of Congregational Statistics as of December 31, 2013
Form C - Summary of Congregational Information as of December 31, 2013
Summary of Congregations That Did Not File 2013 Report Form A
Endowment Fund (Deadline August 1)
Mission Endowment Fund application PDF
FILLABLE Mission Endowment Fund application PDF
Mission Endowment Fund application in Microsoft Word
Fall 2014 Everyday Evangelism Training brochure
(Two locations: Messiah, Mauldin and Bethlehem, Irmo)
Click here to be redirected to the Fall Convocation page.
Gift and Bequest Policy
Gift and Bequest Policy of the SC Synod, adopted November 2013
Growing in God's Mission Appeal
Special Tax Update for 2013 - IRA Rollover information
Full color brochure (prospectus)
Statement of Intent
Sample Interim Contract in Microsoft Word
Sample Interim Contract in .pdf format
Tasks and timeline
Report form - due May 11
Priorities and idea lists
Organizational chart - SC Synod, ELCA
Click here for the latest version of the Synod's organizational chart.
Policies and Procedures of the SC Synod, ELCA
Sexual Misconduct policy
Please use "Publications" tab at top of this screen.
Resources for Congregations
ELCA Fact Checker
Mission Endowment Fund application(deadline August 1)
Pulpit Supply list with compensation information
SC Lutheran Church Youth
Club 4-5-6 flyer
Hand-in-hand registration form
SC Lutheran Men in Mission
Please check the SCLMM Website, www.sclmm.org
SC Women of the ELCA
Please click here for the SC Women of the ELCA's Website.
Order form for "How Much is Enough?"
(Documents are available on Synod Assembly page.)
Synod Council Actions