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Story Matters: Connecting the Story of Jesus and Me

Through this event, we will be able to put into practice the ability to listen to and tell spiritual stories of faith translated for today. Join us at Wittenberg Lutheran Church in Batesburg-Leesville on March 21, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Abundancia Appeal

Help support Latino ministry in the South Carolina Synod.

Stewardship Symposium – “Messing with the Power of Mammon

Dr. Craig Alan Satterlee will be the keynote presenter at the 2020 Stewardship Symposium at the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary Stavros Lecture Hall on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Book Study with Bishop Herman Yoos and Pastor Leroy Cannon

Bishop Herman Yoos and Pastor Leroy Cannon will be leading a community book study on Andrew Hart’s Trouble I’ve See: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism.

Our Stories

An Abundance of Grace

An Abundance of Grace

In John 10:10, Jesus said, “I have come that you may have life and have it more abundantly.” What Jesus is referring to here is the abundance of God’s grace that we all receive and the abundance of loving relationships through the body of Christ and with our neighbors around us.

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Congregational Vitality

Congregational Vitality

You have heard these words over the last several months in emails, convocation, assembly and in conversations with colleagues. Exactly what does it mean – Congregational Vitality?

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Events

January 28, 2020
  • 50th Anniversary Planning Team Meeting
    January 28, 2020  11:00 am - 12:30 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

January 29, 2020
  • Staff Meeting
    January 29, 2020  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

January 30, 2020
  • Interim Minister’s Gathering
    January 30, 2020  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Mt Tabor Lutheran Church, 1000 B Ave, West Columbia, SC 29169, USA See more details

January 31, 2020
  • Stewardship Symposium @ LTSS
    January 31, 2020  10:00 am - 3:00 pm 4201 N Main St, Columbia, SC 29203, USA See more details

February 4, 2020
  • Congregational Vitality Meeting
    February 4, 2020  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Online Only See more details

February 5, 2020
  • Staff Meeting
    February 5, 2020  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

February 6, 2020
  • Initial Interview
    February 6, 2020  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm SC Synod Office See more details

February 10, 2020
  • Abundancia Appeal Online Training
    February 10, 2020  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm See more details

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What’s Happening

In Our Prayers: The Reverend Jerry Lane Trantham

In Our Prayers: The Reverend Jerry Lane Trantham

Reverend Jerry Lane Trantham, born July 10, 1956, embodied Christ’s example of Love. Pastor of Colony Lutheran Church, of Newberry, S.C., for 17 years; he was reunited with his wife, Diane, and his Lord and Savior on January 16, 2020.

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Greetings from the New Regional Gift Planner

Greetings brothers and sisters in Christ in South Carolina. As one who has spent her entire life as a Lutheran in the Carolinas, serving for more than 20 years in both synodical and congregational settings, I now have the privilege of working with the ELCA Foundation as Regional Gift Planner for North and South Carolina.

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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

Mission Partners

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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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