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A message from Bishop Aebischer

A Message from Bishop Aebischer
I would like to share a few minutes with you today as I begin my term serving as Bishop. It is my delight to serve with you in the South Carolina Synod and I look forward to the ways the Holy Spirit will move through us and shape our mission together for the next six years.

Installation of Bishop Aebischer

Your prayers & online presence are requested on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. for the Service of the Word with the Rite of Installation of the Bishop of the South Carolina Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America The Reverend Virginia Solveig Aebischer

Synod Staffing Announcements

I promised that I would have something to share with you about Synod Staff as soon as possible and today I am delighted to share with you that our Synod Council, just yesterday, issued a call to Pastor Rick Carter to serve as South Carolina Synod Assistant to the Bishop.

Faith + Finances + Freedom - The Lifeline Fund

Would you like to reduce your student loan debt and have more financial flexibility? Well, it is possible through the South Carolina Synod Lifeline Fund.

Our Stories

“What is your why?”

“What is your why?”

by The Rev. Mary M. FinkleaLSC Board Member, South Carolina Synod Bishop’s Representative The Lutheran Services Carolinas Board met recently to conduct the business of the organization. Board member Eunika Simmons opened our time together with devotions. She began by...

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A Message from The Rev. Ernie Worman

A Message from The Rev. Ernie Worman

I believe it was Martin Luther, priest, reformer and campus pastor, who said, “A city’s [or state’s or country’s] best and greatest welfare, safety, and strength consist rather in its having many able, learned, wise, honorable, and well-educated citizens.”  Since...

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We are over half way to our goal! Join the effort to launch Latino ministry to new levels in South Carolina. Make your gift today.

And, help us reach the $50,000 challenge if at least half of our congregations participate. Click here for more information about how congregations can share this story with your members.

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Events

September 29, 2020
  • Interim Ministry Meeting
    September 29, 2020  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm See more details

September 30, 2020
  • Staff Meeting
    September 30, 2020  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

October 6, 2020
  • Candidacy Committee Meeting
    October 6, 2020 - October 7, 2020   Zoom in Use See more details

October 7, 2020
  • Candidacy Committee Meeting
    October 6, 2020 - October 7, 2020   Zoom in Use See more details

  • Staff Meeting
    October 7, 2020  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

October 11, 2020

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What’s Happening

In Our Prayers: Ruth Madilyn Troutman Bockelman

In Our Prayers: Ruth Madilyn Troutman Bockelman

Ruth Madilyn Troutman Bockelman passed into the loving arms of our Lord on September 22, 2020 of natural causes at Sprenger Health Care, Port Royal SC. She was born December 30, 1932, to The Rev. George L and Vera Walters Troutman in Circleville, Ohio. Her father...

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In Our Prayers: Faye G. Roof

In Our Prayers: Faye G. Roof

Graveside Service for Faye G. Roof, 82, will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2020 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Pilgrim Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund 1430 N. Lake Drive Lexington, SC 29072. Barr-Price Funeral...

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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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