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The Rev. Ginny Aebischer

is elected as bishop of the South Carolina Synod

Unchained Viewing and Discussion

The Inclusiveness Network invites all of the South Carolina Synod to watch a one-hour documentary on racial reconciliation called Unchained.

Abundancia Appeal

A number of congregations are participating in a July emphasis for helping to build our first Latino Sanctuary for Cristo Rey in West Columbia. Through your generous gifts of love to the Abunduncia Appeal we also hope to provide new resources to expand Latino Ministry to this synod and to establish an endowment for future maintenance of the Cristo Rey Sanctuary.

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

Dreams, Visions, Holy Spaces

Dreams, Visions, Holy Spaces

At the 2019 SCLRC Board Retreat, the trustees had an earnest discussion about the dreams and visions that they had been considering for the past several years.

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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

August 12, 2020
  • Staff Meeting
    August 12, 2020  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

August 15, 2020
  • Synod Council Retreat
    August 15, 2020  10:00 am - 6:00 pm Christ Mission Church, 1323 Winyah Dr, Columbia, SC 29203, USA See more details

August 18, 2020
  • Stewardship for All Seasons
    August 18, 2020  10:00 am - 12:00 pm Zoom Meeting See more details

  • Stewardship for All Seasons
    August 18, 2020  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Zoom Meeting See more details

August 19, 2020
  • Staff Meeting
    August 19, 2020  11:00 am - 1:00 pm SC Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1003 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA See more details

August 20, 2020
  • Beginning a Culture of Generosity
    August 20, 2020  10:00 am - 11:00 am See more details

  • Beginning a Culture of Generosity
    August 20, 2020  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm See more details

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What’s Happening

Keynote: Faith in a Secular Age

Keynote: Faith in a Secular Age

By Beth Fulmer Dr. Andy Root discussed a very difficult problem with some interesting observations. What does ministry look like now in today’s world? Along with many people in this era, he broached the subject of ministry and technology and how they intertwined. He...

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Historic Assembly and Historic Election

Historic Assembly and Historic Election

By The Rev. Lisa Isenhower In an historic assembly, the South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church met virtually to elect a new bishop. The Rev. Virginia Aebischer, who currently serves as Assistant to Bishop Herman Yoos, was elected on the fifth ballot...

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Baptized Lutherans in the South Carolina Synod

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

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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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