Happy Thanksgiving. We offer prayers for you, your family, and all those who are traveling. The office will be closed until Mon., Nov. 27th.
December 1st is quickly approaching. Each year, this is a day set aside to commemorate World AIDS Day; a day of remembrance, awareness, and commitment to action.read more
NovusWay Ministries today announced that its Board of Trustees has elected Boyd W. Harris IV as its executive director and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2018. Harris succeeds Keith Johnson, who had earlier announced his intention to retire at December 31 after 24 years as its executive director.read more
Join us, Sunday December 10, 2017 for an afternoon of music. Performing will Joshua Ross, piano.
Coming off his recent performance in Carnegie Hall’s legendary Stern Auditorium where he was described as “playing eloquently as if on glass harmonica”, Joshua Ross is quickly becoming a respected artist in the classical music world.read more
The church walls vibrated and it sounded like the heavens opened, when 50 choir members, 14 bell ringers and members from 4 churches sang praises to our LORD on Saturday, October 29th, celebrating the 500th year of the Reformation.read more
On Saturday, October 21, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Batesburg-Leesville invited the community to the church grounds from 9 AM to 2 PM for a day of fun, food, and fellowship-free of charge. For the eighth year in a row, the congregation pooled its resources and its energy to provide games (with prizes), train rides, bouncy houses (3 of them!), face painting, balloons, live music, and more.read more
When was the last time you spent some intentional time in prayer with two or three others? For me it happened this fall when Pastor Ginny, Pastor Eric and Pastor Rick and I met at my house for a day of planning about how to best support and encourage our congregations of the South Carolina Synod.read more
The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) met at The Lutheran Center in Chicago, Nov. 9-12. The council, which serves as the ELCA’s board of directors, focused on the goals of ELCA Future Directions 2025 and the church’s priorities around congregational vitality and leadership.read more
The following prayer was written by Reid Christopherson, a member of the ELCA Church Council, in honor of Veterans Day. It was shared at the ELCA Church Council Meeting on November 9th.read more
In honor of Veterans Day, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), calls the church to prayer and action in support of our military, veterans and their families.read more