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New Assistant to the Bishop Announced

A message from Bishop Ginny Aebischer.

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.

2021 Virtual Stewardship Symposium

Join Rev. Mike Ward, Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE)and author of “Abundance: Creating a Culture of Generosity” for a practical, deep dive into how to develop and live into a culture of abundance in your congregation.

COVID-19 Updates for December 13, 2020

It is clear from all the reports that we are receiving that the cases of the COVID-19 virus continue to rise at rapid rates across our whole country, including South Carolina. 

Our Stories

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 have...

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A Reflection on Stewardship in God’s Economy

A Reflection on Stewardship in God’s Economy

By The Rev. Dr. Mark A. Scott In the fall of the year, our Gospel lesson focused on the parable Jesus tells of the workers sent into the vineyard to work. You know the story: At the end of the day the master of the vineyard pays all the workers equally regardless of...

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What A Year!

What A Year!

By Becky Koch, President of the South Carolina Women of the ELCA South Carolina Women of the ELCA is the SC women’s ministry organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Women gather in community to grow in faith and live their faith through ministry...

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Recent Editions of The South Carolina Lutheran eNews


Events

January 19, 2021
  • Interim Pastors Meeting
    January 19, 2021  10:00 am - 1:00 pm See more details

January 20, 2021
  • Staff Meeting
    January 20, 2021  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

January 27, 2021
  • Staff Meeting
    January 27, 2021  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

January 29, 2021
  • Stewardship Symposium
    January 29, 2021  10:00 am - 3:00 pm 4201 N Main St, Columbia, SC 29203, USA See more details

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What’s Happening

NEW ASSISTANT TO THE BISHOP CALLED

NEW ASSISTANT TO THE BISHOP CALLED

An announcement from Bishop Ginny Aebischer I am delighted to announce that the South Carolina Synod Council has called Pastor Emily Edenfield to serve as Assistant to the Bishop. Pastor Emily will begin on February 1, 2021. I look forward to working with her and...

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Christmas Message 2020

Merry Christmas 2020 The old adage, “Hindsight is 2020” keeps running through my mind, and seems more appropriate than ever, as we come to the close of this calendar year! Most of us, for good reasons, are looking forward to...

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COVID-19 Updates for Sunday, December 13, 2020

COVID-19 Updates for Sunday, December 13, 2020

It is clear from all the reports that we are receiving that the cases of the COVID-19 virus continue to rise at rapid rates across our whole country, including South Carolina. To date over 272,000 loved ones have lost their lives to this virus, and studies now show...

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1003 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone 803-765-0590
Fax 803-252-5558

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