We are Lutheran

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton talks about what it means to be a Lutheran in this 2018 Synod Assembly video, “We are Lutheran.” This video is also available in Spanish.

South Carolina Synod Mission Endowment Fund

The South Carolina Synod Mission Endowment Fund may be granted for mission development and special expressions of God’s love in the world within the state of South Carolina. Grant applications will be accepted between July 1 and August 1 of each calendar year. The Grant Committee will review these applications and make their recommendations by October 1. These recommendations will be reported to the Synod Council for their approval. Applications may be submitted by South Carolina Synod (ELCA) institutions, congregations, ministry teams, committees, and organizations.

A 72 Hour Lutheran

Hurricane season is from June 1 through November 30. We may not be as prepared as we need to be. We encourage each and every one of you to become a 72 Hour Lutheran, a person who has enough supplies in their home to meet their household’s basic needs for 72 hours.

Synod Assembly

Find out what happened at the 2018 South Carolina Synod Assembly. There are over 20 stories, links to pictures, videos, and more.

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News

Joanna Carol Colley Gragg to be Ordained

Joanna Carol Colley Gragg to be Ordained

By the grace of Almighty God, your prayers and presence are requested at a celebration of Holy Communion with the Rite of Ordination for Joanna Carol Colley Gragg into the Ministry of Word and Sacrament.

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Our Story

Rich Learning: Heading to Allendale for Week Three

Rich Learning: Heading to Allendale for Week Three

We had a fun visit by Bishop Herman Yoos yesterday as we kicked off week 1 of 7 weeks of RICH Learning in Allendale, sponsored by the South Carolina Synod of the ELCA. He brought a bunch of books for nap time, a greeting from you all, and a special weekend treat for the summer staff.

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Rich Learning Update: Week Two in Salters

Rich Learning Update: Week Two in Salters

We finished our two-week pilot in Salters, SC, last night with a fun “show” for parents/grandparents/community. We have lots of video of the kids in the who singing, dancing and acting, of thankful parents testifying to how much their kids learned in such a short time, and of our host Dottie saying she wants us back for 7 weeks next year, and telling of a “miracle I saw in Malcom (a troubled kid) over just two weeks.” I’ll post a link to that later this weekend.

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Via de Cristo Weekend Story

Via de Cristo Weekend Story

On June 10, 2018, in celebration of Via de Cristo, colors, colors, and more colors filled Messiah Lutheran Church. Serving God in every capacity were Cursillistas (the people who had at one time attended a Via de Cristo weekend).

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ELCA Updates

Sabemos la verdad

Sabemos la verdad

El Día del Padre es en junio. Permítame hablarle un poco de mi papá. Él se llamaba William Frederick Eaton, y nació en 1924 de un padre católico irlandés y una madre luterana alemana. (Siempre habría patatas y repollo en mi futuro). Mi padre fue un hijo de la Gran Depresión. Como miles de personas de su generación, durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial se alistó en el ejército. Siendo oficial del cuerpo aéreo de la armada a la edad de 20 años, piloteó aviones B-24 y sirvió en el norte de África y en Italia.

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Give gifts that really matter.

Give HOPE!

Gifts of Hope is an alternative gift-giving program of the South Carolina Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Whether your gift is for Christmas, a birthday, anniversary, or any other occasion – give gifts that really matter. Give HOPE!

Journey to the Holy Land with the South Carolina Synod

The South Carolina Synod is sponsoring a Holy Land Study Program with leader Dr. Monty Luker. On this trip you will spend 14 amazing days of biblical study and adventure from December 27, 2018 – January 9, 2019. It is open to our whole synod – rostered leaders, candidates and lay people alike. While this trip is sponsored by the South Carolina Synod, people from other synods are welcome to join us.

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