Looking for registration forms?

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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? 

 

Call Process

Frequently Asked Questions About the Call Process

Ethics: A sensitive matter 


Campus Ministry

Student Referral Form 


Candidacy

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

 

Everyday Evangelism

Fall 2014 Everyday Evangelism Training brochure
(Two locations: Messiah, Mauldin and Bethlehem, Irmo) 


Fall Convocation

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

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

 

Publications

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.


 

Stewardship

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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News

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.