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Saturday, June 26, 2021

REGISTRATION FOR VOTING MEMBERS OF THE
2021 ELCA SOUTH CAROLINA SYNOD ASSEMBLY IS NOW CLOSED.
VISITORS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL OR FACEBOOK PAGE.

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE AND STUDY TOUR

Join Bishop Ginny Aebischer as tour host and Dr. Monte Luker as instructor for a pilgrimage and study tour of the Holy Land December 28, 2021 through January 10, 2022.

Next Basic Boundaries Training July 1, 2021

If you are a rostered leader in the SC Synod, 2021 is the year to renew your boundaries training. In partnership with the NC Synod, the following dates are available to obtain your certification. Upon completion, make certain a copy of your certification is sent to the South Carolina Synod office.

A COMMEMORATION OF THE EMANUEL NINE AND CELEBRATION OF JUNETEENTH SERVICE

The South Carolina Synod Inclusiveness Network invites you to a worship of Remembrance of the Emanuel Nine and Celebration of Juneteenth this Saturday, June 19, at 6:00 p.m.

What’s Happening

In Our Prayers: Martha McCombs

In Our Prayers: Martha McCombs

Note: We were just notified at the synod office of this passing today. Martha Barnhardt McCombs, 90, wife of Rev. R. Earl McCombs, Jr., died Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at NHC Health Care Center. Born on January 29, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Floyd R. and Ruth...

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Christopher Dale Shealy to be Ordained

Christopher Dale Shealy to be Ordained

By the grace of Almighty God, your prayers and online presence are requested at a celebration of the Rite of Ordination for Christopher Dale Shealy into the Ministry of Word and Sacrament. On Saturday, June 5th, two thousand and twenty-one at two in the afternoon, the...

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Recent Editions of The South Carolina Lutheran eNews


Events

June 19, 2021
  • LCY Convention
    June 19, 2021  10:30 am - 4:30 pm St. David Lutheran Church, 132 St Davids Church Rd, West Columbia, SC 29170, USA See more details

  • Juneteenth Service
    June 19, 2021  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm St. David Lutheran Church, 132 St Davids Church Rd, West Columbia, SC 29170, USA See more details

June 22, 2021
  • Committee of Reference & Counsel
    June 22, 2021  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm zoom See more details

June 23, 2021
  • Staff Meeting
    June 23, 2021  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

June 25, 2021
  • Voting Member Orientation Session
    June 25, 2021  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm See more details

June 26, 2021
June 28, 2021
June 30, 2021
  • Staff Meeting
    June 30, 2021  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

Barbecue and answered prayers

Barbecue and answered prayers

Pastor Paul Aebischer of Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Columbia, South Carolina said its partnership with Lutheran Services Carolinas is a parable of loaves and fishes and collaboration. Only in this case, it was barbecue instead of fish. “It began with barbecue and...

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Community Lunch at Shepherd of the Sea

Community Lunch at Shepherd of the Sea

By The Rev. Rick Mason Community Lunch was founded in 2017, by leaders from Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran in Murrells Inlet, and three other churches in the area, with the simple desire to feed hungry people on the South Strand. It was determined that they would serve...

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