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ROSTERED LEADERS CONVOCATION

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24-26, 2022 AT LUTHERIDGE
(BEGINNING 2:00 P.M. ON MONDAY AND ENDING LATE MORNING ON WEDNESDAY)
FEATURED LEADER: DR. DIANA BUTLER BASS

THE SOUTH CAROLINA SYNOD STANDS READY

A re-strengthening hurricane has carved its way across across Florida and is mostly heading for the Carolinas. At the synod office we are following Ian and sharing information as we get it. Information about housing assistance and official government resources are available below. Please keep us updated on your congregation’s safety and where help is needed.

Mission 2023: Tanzania

Meet the people of the Southwestern Diocese of Tanzania No experience necessary! Please join us as the South Carolina Synod returns to visit our Global Companions, the Southwestern Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania. 

CONGREGATIONAL VITALITY RESOURCES FOR YOUR CONGREGATION

Congregational Vitality is defined as worshipping communities of Jesus that deepen a person’s relationship with God, each other and the world.

What’s Happening

Hurricane Ian Relief And Update

Hurricane Ian Relief And Update

The South Carolina Synod Stands Ready A re-strengthening hurricane has carved its way across across Florida and is mostly heading for the Carolinas. At the synod office we are following Ian and sharing information as we get it. Information about housing assistance and...

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Mission 2023: Tanzania

Mission 2023: Tanzania

Meet the people of the Southwestern Diocese of Tanzania No experience necessary! Please join us as the South Carolina Synod returns to visit our Global Companions, the Southwestern Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania. Here's what you need to know....

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News from the 2022 ELCA Churchwide assembly

News from the 2022 ELCA Churchwide assembly

REFLECTION FROM DEACON LEXANNE GRAVES The 2022 ELCA Churchwide Assembly in Columbus, Ohio was Spirit-filled beyond measure and I am so grateful for the opportunity to grow closer to Jesus, God’s Church, and my fellow voting members. The theme for the assembly was...

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Recent Editions of The South Carolina Lutheran eNews


Events

October 4, 2022
  • Candidacy Committee Meeting
    October 4, 2022 - October 5, 2022   See more details

  • Gender Justice Education
    October 4, 2022  10:00 am - 3:00 pm See more details

October 5, 2022
  • Candidacy Committee Meeting
    October 4, 2022 - October 5, 2022   See more details

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

October 12, 2022
  • Staff Meeting
    October 12, 2022  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

October 13, 2022
  • Assembly Nominating Committee
    October 13, 2022  10:00 am - 3:00 pm Synod Office, Back Conference Room See more details

  • Inclusiveness Network
    October 13, 2022  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Zoom See more details

October 15, 2022

Our Stories

A Companion Synod Story: Tanzania

A Companion Synod Story: Tanzania

I was on a health care mission in Southern Highlands of Tanzania, Africa. A make shift dental operatory had been set up for me consisting of a chair borrowed from local villagers and a benched carved out of a tree. A sugarcane fence had been constructed to keep the...

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A Trail to Transition

A Trail to Transition

By Arthur Suggs Almost 6 months ago I had a chance encounter with a homeless gentleman in Brevard North Carolina.  At the time I was on a short family vacation staying in a house that was in a very hilly section of North Carolina. On the first morning of our...

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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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Contact Information

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

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