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Lutheran F.A.Q is a new video series for anyone who wants to dig a little bit deeper into the Lutheran faith. Each video will be about five minutes and answer one Lutheran question. Videos will come with a study guide linked in the description. The videos will be available on our YouTube channel and our website’s Teaching Resources page.

GGM deadline is march 1

The South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is pleased to announce the request for applications for GROWING IN GOD’S MISSION COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT GRANT. Because of the generous gifts from congregations in the South Carolina Synod, ELCA to the Growing in God’s Mission appeal, funds are available to South Carolina Synod congregations to initiate new, meaningful connections and relationships with their community.

2022 Stewardship Symposium

JANUARY 28, 2022, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
In-person and Virtual Meeting: Registration opens November 1, 2021

Stavros Auditorium, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary of Lenoir-Rhyne University

What’s Happening

Never Stop Making Space

Never Stop Making Space

Mary Katherine King attended Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church in West Columbia as a child because her parents made her. “I didn’t want to put on a dress. I wanted to put on jeans,” she laughed. But her attitude about attending church began to change around the 3rd grade....

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Mom! It’s Jesus!

Mom! It’s Jesus!

Pastor Mary Canniff-Kuhn is serving as our South Carolina Synod Storyteller for 2022. We will hear more about her thoughts and teachings on storytelling “My older sister, Beth (Pastor Kearny), tells the story that on long trips in the back of the car, I would name all...

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WE PRAY FOR THE FAMILY OF Merrilyn Rickart Sease

WE PRAY FOR THE FAMILY OF Merrilyn Rickart Sease

Merrilyn Rickert Sease was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, aunt, and friend. Most importantly, she was a child of God. She died on December 27, 2021 at age 70. She was born to Willene Evans Rickert and Harold Russel Rickert on October 21, 1951 in Macon,...

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Events

January 28, 2022
  • 2022 Stewardship Symposium
    January 28, 2022  10:00 am - 3:00 pm Lutheran Theological Seminary, 4201 N Main St, Columbia, SC 29203, USA See more details

February 2, 2022
  • Staff Meeting
    February 2, 2022  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

February 8, 2022
  • Congregational Vitality
    February 8, 2022  10:00 am - 11:00 am See more details

February 9, 2022
  • Staff Meeting
    February 9, 2022  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

Never Stop Making Space

Never Stop Making Space

Mary Katherine King attended Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church in West Columbia as a child because her parents made her. “I didn’t want to put on a dress. I wanted to put on jeans,” she laughed. But her attitude about attending church began to change around the 3rd grade....

read more
Mom! It’s Jesus!

Mom! It’s Jesus!

Pastor Mary Canniff-Kuhn is serving as our South Carolina Synod Storyteller for 2022. We will hear more about her thoughts and teachings on storytelling “My older sister, Beth (Pastor Kearny), tells the story that on long trips in the back of the car, I would name all...

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Baptized Lutherans in the South Carolina Synod

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Companion partnerships with Lutheran Churches in Japan, Tanzania, and Colombia

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

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