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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.

Bishop's message about LTSS

A message from Bishop Aebischer about Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

the Israel-Hamas War

The Rev. Bobby Morris, pastor of Mt. Pilgrim, Prosperity and teaches Old Testament electives and Hebrew at the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, gives a history and context for the Israel-Hamas War.

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Boundaries and Inclusion Education 2024

Boundaries and Inclusion Education 2024

Plan ahead! Schedule one of the dates below for Your 2024 Region 9 Boundaries and Inclusion Education This year's training is available on: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2024, 9am - 1pm ET Thursday, Oct. 24, 2024, 9am - 1pm ET Saturday, Nov. 9, 2024, 9am - 1pm ET Thursday, Nov....

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Recent Editions of The South Carolina Lutheran eNews


Events

April 17, 2024
  • Retired Minister's Gathering
    April 17, 2024 See more details

  • Staff Meeting
    April 17, 2024  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

April 22, 2024
  • Synod Council
    April 22, 2024  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

April 23, 2024
  • Candidacy Committee Meeting
    April 23, 2024 - April 24, 2024   SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

April 24, 2024
  • Candidacy Committee Meeting
    April 23, 2024 - April 24, 2024   SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

  • Staff Meeting
    April 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

Our Stories

Columbia Civil Rights Walk

Columbia Civil Rights Walk

On Saturday, February 10, 2024, the SC Synod Inclusive Network sponsored a Civil Rights tour of downtown Columbia, in part to commemorate Black History month. The morning tour group included approximately 30 Lutherans and several Episcopalians. It began at the South...

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Updates from the Southwestern Diocese of Tanzania Team

Updates from the Southwestern Diocese of Tanzania Team

SHE SHED: A Wheat and Water Project helping the Uwanji and Safwa Women of the Southwestern Diocese of Tanzania. The ladies of the SWD of Tanzania need help with their farming practices. Currently the women are farming with hand tools. Due to the loss of their wheat...

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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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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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