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Saturday, June 26, 2021

Registration is now open.

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.

Vital Congregations Webinars

: This is an invitation to existing congregations leaders interested in tools and ideas for revitalizing our ministries together. Teams of 3, 4 or more are invited to come with their pastor to reignite mission.

What’s Happening

Vital Congregations Training for Leaders

Vital Congregations Training for Leaders

Vital Congregations webinars starting soon May 27. Free Registration Invitation: This is an invitation to existing congregations leaders interested in tools and ideas for revitalizing our ministries together. Teams of 3, 4 or more are invited to come with their pastor...

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In Our Prayers: The Reverend Timothy D. Bryson, Sr.

In Our Prayers: The Reverend Timothy D. Bryson, Sr.

Reverend Timothy D. Bryson, Sr., passed away on April 29, 2021, following a lengthy illness. Reverend Bryson was born October 18, 1943, in Columbia, SC, a son of Walter B. Bryson, Jr. and Gretchen Daniels Bryson. He graduated from Dreher High School in Columbia. He...

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In Our Prayers: Cary Dowd Cruse

In Our Prayers: Cary Dowd Cruse

Mrs. Cary Dowd Cruse joined the Church Triumph on March 28, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Ida Harmon Dowd of Moore County, North Carolina. Mrs. Cruse obtained her Registered Nurse license from Cabarrus County Hospital. She served as a nurse in area...

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Events

May 11, 2021
May 12, 2021
  • Staff Meeting
    May 12, 2021  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

  • Stewardship Network Meeting
    May 12, 2021  1:30 pm - 2:30 pm See more details

May 19, 2021
  • Staff Meeting
    May 19, 2021  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

May 20, 2021
  • Cabinet of Deans Meeting
    May 20, 2021  9:45 am - 3:00 pm Zoom Meeting See more details

May 21, 2021
May 22, 2021

Our Stories

An Easter Reflection from Bishop Aebischer

An Easter Reflection from Bishop Aebischer

“From now on everyone is defined by Christ, everyone is included in Christ. So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline. Be even-tempered, content with second...

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A New Innovation of the use of Christograms

A New Innovation of the use of Christograms

The new innovation of the use of symbols of faith in celebration of Christmas began in 2017.  Retired pastor Luther Swicegood decided to construct large symbols to be hung from the exterior wall of residence or mounted to a stake in he ground etc. As Chrismon...

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Contact Information

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

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