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A New Innovation of the use of Christograms

A New Innovation of the use of Christograms

The new innovation of the use of symbols of faith in celebration of Christmas began in 2017.  Retired pastor Luther Swicegood decided to construct large symbols to be hung from the exterior wall of residence or mounted to a stake in he ground etc. As Chrismon have...

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A Reflection on Stewardship in God’s Economy

A Reflection on Stewardship in God’s Economy

By The Rev. Dr. Mark A. Scott In the fall of the year, our Gospel lesson focused on the parable Jesus tells of the workers sent into the vineyard to work. You know the story: At the end of the day the master of the vineyard pays all the workers equally regardless of...

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What A Year!

What A Year!

By Becky Koch, President of the South Carolina Women of the ELCA South Carolina Women of the ELCA is the SC women’s ministry organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Women gather in community to grow in faith and live their faith through ministry...

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Redeemer, Newberry Opens Doors to Boys and Girls Club

Redeemer, Newberry Opens Doors to Boys and Girls Club

By The Reverend Matt Titus Towards the end of August 2020, I began to pray and think about what my congregation – The Lutheran Church of The Redeemer in Newberry, SC – could do to offer help, flexibility, and piece of mind not only to the numerous families and...

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

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