Electronic Giving Pilot Project Update

By Ron Walrath, Project Coordinator As Project Coordinator of the South Carolina Synod Electronic Giving Project, I am reporting on the project’s beginnings, goals and results to date. Initial findings indicate that there was a pent up demand for electronic...

Faith Practices – Healthy Lifestyles

By Pastor Lisa Isenhower On Monday afternoon, Rev. Paul Aebischer from Portico Benefits Services led a discussion around healthy lifestyles for about 20 participants. He opened with a reflection on John 5:1-18, which relates the story of Jesus’ healing of a paralytic...

Teaching Moment: Small Catechism

By Pastor Lisa Isenhower Rev. Dr. Wayne Kannaday decided that, after such a powerful Assembly, he felt moved to do something different with the third teaching moment, the third of the three “doors” of the small catechism. “I have thrown my notes away,” he said....

Elections: 2017 Synod Assembly

By Rev. Lisa Isenhower With no ecclesiastical ballots at this year’s assembly, the elections process ran smoothly and quickly. Jean Knight led the assembly in mastering the Quizdom voting devices. Once all devices were working and equipped with fresh batteries, Pastor...

Bible Conversations

By Rev. Michele Fischer “Let me tell you why you are here. You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world.” Ruben Duran spoke to the South Carolina Synod Assembly on Monday, May 22, about how we can be prisms, bringing out the God-colors in...