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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? 

Bulletin of Reports for 2014

Click here for interactive Table of Contents


Call Process

Frequently Asked Questions About the Call Process

Ethics: A sensitive matter 

Campus Ministry

Student Referral Form 


Candidacy forms are online - click to connect. 

Compensation guidelines and worksheets - 2014

2014 Rostered Leader Compensation Guidelines - Final, adopted (Microsoft Word)

2014 Rostered Leader Compensation Guidelines - Final, adopted (PDF format)

2014 Worksheet: Clergy living in a Parsonage (Excel spreadsheet)

2014 Worksheet: Clergy with Housing Allowance (Excel spreadsheet)

2014 Worksheet: Rostered Lay Leader (Excel spreadsheet)  

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 - 2013

PART 1: Directory and Minutes - 2013

PART 2: Bulletin of Reports - 2013

PART 3: Constitution and Back Cover - 2013  



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



 Everyday Evangelism Training brochure (for Jan-Feb sessions in the Orangeburg area) 

Fall Convocation

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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

Handbook Appendix 

Interim ministry

Sample Interim Contract in Microsoft Word

Sample Interim Contract in .pdf format 

Operation Inasmuch

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

2014 Convention registration form

2014 Bridge Building Camp application form

2014 Camp HUGG application form


 SC Lutheran Men in Mission

Please check the SCLMM Website, www.sclmm.org

2014 Golf Tournament registration form

2014 Golf Tournament hole sponsorship form


SC Women of the ELCA

The Ripple newsletter

SC WELCA Retreat registration form (May 2-4, 2014 at Coastal Retreat Center)

SC WELCA 2014 Convention registration form

SC WELCA Honorary Life and Memorial recognition form

 Nomination form: Board Member and Treasurer

 Nomination/sponsorship form: Young Women & First Timer Guests



Order form for "How Much is Enough?"  

Synod Assembly

(Documents are available on Synod Assembly page.) 

Synod Council

Synod Council Actions




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Rostered Leaders, plan now to attend the 2014 Fall Convocation at Lutheridge, October 28-30! Click here to connect with the information you'll need.

The Rev. Herman R. Yoos III was re-elected May 29 to serve a second six-year term as bishop of the ELCA South Carolina Synod during the Synod Assembly May 29-31 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, S.C.