The Southern Ohio Synod comprises roughly half of the state of Ohio, following the east-to-west line. Our synod is made up of 203 congregations within six conferences (Muskingum, Scioto, Central Ohio, Cincinnati, Dayton and Northwest).
We have over 68,000 baptized members and 372 Rostered Leaders, in addition to the Bishop, Assistants to the Bishop, office staff and part-time support staff, working together to make disciples for Christ.
Please use the Congregation Directory to locate an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation near you. Check out the congregation websites, call the church office or pay a visit in person to decide which of our congregations will be your church home.