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The Synod Offices are closed and our staff is working from home following the guidance of the Governor and the CDC.

While you may call and leave a message in the general mailbox, please be aware that you may not get a return call right away. We will have limited access to check these messages. If at all possible, please use email to contact us.

Synod Assembly

Thursday, May 14 -16, 2020

Listen, God is Calling!

“Ask, and it will be given you; search,
and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.”
– Matthew 7:7

Abundancia Appeal

Help support Latino ministry in the South Carolina Synod.

Coronavirus Updates

Keep visiting this website for news updates and resources.

Story Matters: Connecting the Story of Jesus and Me

Through this event, we will be able to put into practice the ability to listen to and tell spiritual stories of faith translated for today. Join us at Wittenberg Lutheran Church in Batesburg-Leesville on March 21, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Our Stories

Seminary Spiritual Direction Certificate Program Thriving

Seminary Spiritual Direction Certificate Program Thriving

Spiritual direction is the practice of listening with another for the movement of the Spirit in their life. A centuries-old Christian tradition, it has largely stayed rooted in the Roman, Eastern, and Anglican community. Somehow, it fell off the Protestant “radar” for far too long.

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We are over half way to our goal! Join the effort to launch Latino ministry to new levels in South Carolina. Make your gift today.

And, help us reach the $50,000 challenge if at least half of our congregations participate. Click here for more information about how congregations can share this story with your members.

Recent Editions of The South Carolina Lutheran eNews


Events

April 9, 2020
April 10, 2020
April 13, 2020
April 14, 2020
April 15, 2020
  • Daily Prayer Gathering
    April 15, 2020  10:00 am - 10:15 am See more details

  • Staff Meeting
    April 15, 2020  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

April 16, 2020
April 17, 2020
  • Middle School Retreat
    April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020   Camp Kinard, 6053 Two Notch Rd, Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29070, USA See more details

  • Daily Prayer Gathering
    April 17, 2020  10:00 am - 10:15 am See more details

April 18, 2020
  • Middle School Retreat
    April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020   Camp Kinard, 6053 Two Notch Rd, Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29070, USA See more details

April 19, 2020
  • Middle School Retreat
    April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020   Camp Kinard, 6053 Two Notch Rd, Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29070, USA See more details

April 20, 2020
April 21, 2020
April 22, 2020
  • Daily Prayer Gathering
    April 22, 2020  10:00 am - 10:15 am See more details

  • Staff Meeting
    April 22, 2020  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

  • Stewardship in a Time of Social Distancing
    April 22, 2020  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm See more details

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What’s Happening

Assembly Update for April 2, 2020

Assembly Update for April 2, 2020

Unprecedented times require unprecedented amounts of patience and grace! This period of physical isolation has not only changed our schedules, plans and ways of living, but has brought with it the need to adapt at a rapid pace with the daily updates of the situation.

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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

Get In Touch

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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