South Carolina Synod Civil Rights Pilgrimage

September 12-13, 2019

You’re invited to the first Civil Rights Pilgrimage of the South Carolina Synod to Selma and Montgomery, Alabama on September 12-13, 2019.

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2019 Rostered Leader Convocation

Monday, October 21 through Wednesday, October 23, 2019

2019 Churchwide Assembly

Stay up-to-date with information for the ELCA Churchwide Assembly for 2019 here.

History Book

South Carolina Synod History Matters is now available.

Our Stories

Stories of Faith from the South Carolina Synod

A Groundbreaking for Cristo Rey

On Sunday, August 11 at 5:00 p.m., Cristo Rey Lutheran Church had the groundbreaking ceremony and a worship service giving thanks at 545 Oak Drive in Lexington, the site of the future Cristo Rey Sanctuary and fellowship hall.

ELCA Updates

The latest from our Churchwide expression and around the world

Our common witness

Our common witness. In her August column for Living Lutheran, ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton reflects on the Lutheran movement. As we move forward as a church, she wonders: “What will our Lutheran identity be in the ELCA?”

Looking for events, meeting times, or other dates? Visit our calendar page.

The South Carolina Synod at a glance.

4.7 million

People living within the synod territory


Baptized Lutherans in the South Carolina Synod


Congregations and worshiping communities


Companion partnerships with Lutheran Churches in
Japan, Tanzania, and Colombia


Get in Touch

This is Christ’s Church. There is a place for you here.

We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person–questions, complexities and all. Join us as we do God’s work in Christ’s name for the life of the world.

Contact Information

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

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