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SOS Assembly Guidebook ready for your mobile device!

2015 Southern Ohio Synod Assembly has gone mobile! Schedule, maps, twitter, alerts, more on your iPhone/Android, free!

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Liberians give thanks after country declared Ebola-free

Tenacity, determination and faith – that’s how the Rev. Andrea L. Walker described members and leaders of the Lutheran Church in Liberia, as well as people of the West Africa country, in response to their efforts to become Ebola-free.

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Ulysses Burley invited to serve on Presidential Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS

Dr. Ulysses Burley, program associate for the ELCA strategy on HIV and AIDS, has been invited to serve as a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS. Council members are appointed by the secretary of health in consultation with the White House Office on National AIDS Policy.

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Volunteers needed for assembly registration June 5 and 6 at Capital University

Members of the Southern Ohio Synod are invited to serve as volunteers for registration the morning of June 5 and/or June 6.

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Assembly Materials posted to assembly website

The full packet of Assembly Materials for the 2015 Southern Ohio Synod Assembly is available for download on the assembly website.

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Assembly registration closes May 20! Price increases by $30 for onsight registration! Register now!

Don't miss out on important synod business and an opportunity to discuss the roll out of the new synod vision!

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Members of ELCA congregations in central Ohio invited to be a part of the 2015 Pride Parade, June 20

Reconciling in Christ congregations in central Ohio will be gathering together an ELCA witness at the 2015 PRIDE Parade in Columbus on Saturday, June 20, 2015, with the step-off at 11:00 am.

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Dr. Wally Taylor to do a 'Thank You' Tour between July 1 and December 31

As a thank you to the Southern Ohio Synod and the seminary for allowing Dr. Taylor to serve at Trinity for the past 34 years, Dr. Taylor is making himself available for speaking engagements--No honorarium necessary. Dr. Taylor is the Bible Study leader for the 2015 SOS Assembly.

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ELCA Domestic Hunger Grant application process opens May 8

The Domestic Hunger Grant application becomes available May 8 and is due July 10, 2015. Get your application together today!

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Virginia Theological Seminary offering 'e-Formation 2015' training June 1-3

Virginia (Episcopal) Theological Seminary's hands-on training for any congregation looking to take their online presence to the next level.

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Seeking Peace in the Holy Land: A Community Conversation Involving Christians and Jews

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM at Trinity Lutheran Seminary 2199 East Main Street Columbus, Ohio 43209

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The hub of our week?

In her May column for The Lutheran, Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton reminds us that worship is at the heart of all we do.

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Baptism! It's the theme for the 2015 Southern Ohio Synod Assembly!

To help celebrate this sacrament that stands at the heart of our faith and Lutheran identity, we are seeking digital, high quality photos of YOUR congregation's baptismal font or baptistery that will be shown on the big screen at various times throughout assembly.

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