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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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Synod Narrows Bishop Ballot to Two Candidates

Synod Narrows Bishop Ballot to Two Candidates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLUMBIA, SC Saturday, July 25, 2020 - On the fourth Ballot for Bishop-Elect, more than 500 Rostered Leaders and Lay Voting Members representing churches of the South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America have narrowed the...

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ELCA South Carolina Synod to hold annual assembly online

ELCA South Carolina Synod to hold annual assembly online

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbia, SC (July 15, 2020) -- Listen, God is Calling! That is the theme of the ELCA South Carolina Synod Assembly. It is based on Matthew 7:7. “Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for...

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The Bishop’s Election Process: A Perspective

Deacon Lexanne Graves is the Vice-President of the South Carolina Synod. She is also chairing the Bishop Election Committee.

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