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Saturday, June 26, 2021

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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.

Inclusiveness Network Book Club

Reading and discussion the book CASTE: The Origins of our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR ROSTERED LEADERS WITH PORTICO

Join The Rev. Kathy Schibler, Regional Representative of Portico Benefit Services, on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. for a webinar sharing about the mental health resources for rostered ministers from Portico Benefit Services. 

What’s Happening

In Our Prayers: Cary Dowd Cruse

In Our Prayers: Cary Dowd Cruse

Mrs. Cary Dowd Cruse joined the Church Triumph on March 28, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Ida Harmon Dowd of Moore County, North Carolina. Mrs. Cruse obtained her Registered Nurse license from Cabarrus County Hospital. She served as a nurse in area...

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Stewrdship For All Seasons May 2021

Stewrdship For All Seasons May 2021

Would your congregation like to participate in an opportunity to learn how to do year-round, on-going stewardship resulting in more money for ministry, more energized stewards, and develop a culture of generosity? Jesus said, “For where your treasure is, there your...

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Anti-Asian Racism Statement From Bishop Aebischer

Anti-Asian Racism Statement From Bishop Aebischer

Dear Friends, By now, most of us have received the news that on March 16, 2021, a horrific act of racism was inflicted on our Asian siblings in the Atlanta area when a suspect shot and killed 8 people in three different locations.  This crime is just another...

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Recent Editions of The South Carolina Lutheran eNews


Events

April 16, 2021
April 17, 2021
April 18, 2021
April 21, 2021
  • Staff Meeting
    April 21, 2021  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

April 27, 2021
April 28, 2021
  • Candidacy Committee Meeting
    April 27, 2021 - April 28, 2021   Zoom in Use See more details

  • Staff Meeting
    April 28, 2021  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

An Easter Reflection from Bishop Aebischer

An Easter Reflection from Bishop Aebischer

“From now on everyone is defined by Christ, everyone is included in Christ. So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline. Be even-tempered, content with second...

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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...

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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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