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The congregations of the South Carolina Synod look forward to welcoming you.

Synod Assembly

“Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received.” I Peter 4:10.

The 2024 South Carolina Synod Assembly will be held June 8, 2024.  It will be a one day online event.

2024 Training coming this fall

Plan ahead! Save the dates for your 2024 Region 9 Boundaries and Inclusion Education.

SOUTH CAROLINA SYNOD RECEIVING CURRICULUM GIFT

The South Carolina Synod Bible Team began meeting in the summer of 2023 to consider ways to fulfill the work of the Resolution on Living into the Unity of the Body of Christ that passed at the 2023 Synod Assembly.

PreAssembly study sessions with Mark Allan powell

Based on the assembly theme… Like Good Stewards.

What’s Happening

We Pray for the Family of The Rev. Clifford Alfred Riis

We Pray for the Family of The Rev. Clifford Alfred Riis

The Reverend Clifford Alfred Riis died on May 11, 2024 in Manassas, Virginia. Pastor Riis was born in New York on October 6, 1926 and ordained in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in 1953. After leaving the Missouri Synod, he was ordained in the LCA in 1967, after...

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A Report on Global Missions

Summarized by Gemini, Google's AI Tool Bishop Ginny Aebischer presented this report about the ELCA's Global Mission Partnerships. It specifically discusses the South Carolina Synod's companion church relationships with three...

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MORE Justice is the GOAL

MORE Justice is the GOAL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7FHPgentyc By The Rev. Rebecca Wicker When we think of social outreach, we often think of feeding the hungry, providing clothing for those in need, and finding safe spaces for those without shelter. But what happens if we address the...

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Recent Editions of The South Carolina Lutheran eNews


Events

July 24, 2024
  • Staff Meeting
    July 24, 2024  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

July 31, 2024
  • Staff Meeting
    July 31, 2024  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

Our Stories

MORE Justice is the GOAL

MORE Justice is the GOAL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7FHPgentyc By The Rev. Rebecca Wicker When we think of social outreach, we often think of feeding the hungry, providing clothing for those in need, and finding safe spaces for those without shelter. But what happens if we address the...

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The Pickle Jar

By The Rev. Amanda Burke During the Synod Assembly, we watched a touching video about generosity. The Rev. Michael Price, pastor of Christus Victor Lutheran Church in Columbia, led us through the humble beginnings of their...

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People living within the synod territory

Baptized Lutherans in the South Carolina Synod

Congregations and worshipping communities

Companion partnerships with Lutheran Churches in Japan, Tanzania, and Colombia

Mission Partners

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This is Christ’s Church. There is a place for you here.

We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person–questions, complexities and all. Join us as we do God’s work in Christ’s name for the life of the world.

Contact Information

ELCA South Carolina Synod
1003 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone 803-765-0590
Fax 803-252-5558

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