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Southern Ohio Synod Mission Territory members invited to an English-friendly Swahili worship on June 5 at 4 pm

Come join our brothers and sisters of our SOS mission congregation for a special English-friendly worship service and fellowship meal!

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Choir members wanted for 2016 Synod Assembly Choir! Sign up today!

Choir members will be contacted by Worship Chairperson, Joshua Brodbeck, regarding rehearsal dates.

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Hunger Network in Ohio annual meeting, Sunday, May 1, 2016

All Saints Lutheran Church on N. High Street, Worthington, 3:30 pm to 6 pm. Theme: Vote to End Hunger

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Only 11 more people needed to take the Portico Health Assessment!

Please take the Portico Benefits Health Assessment today to push us over the 60% participation mark and receive the 1% premium discount for synod employers!

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ELCA Campaign Update

A $100,000 match for International Women’s Day was met and surpassed with a total of $123,313 raised! Thank you!

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Watch ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton's video about 'Called Forward Together in Christ'

Through an initiative titled Called Forward Together in Christ, led by Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton and other leaders, we’ll work together to create a vision for the future ELCA.

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May 2016 issue of The Parish Paper is ready for you to download and share with your congregation

Learn how new people hear about your church and ways to tap into those channels.

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ELCA Church Council approves strategies to address theological education

The Church Council of the ELCA approved recommendations and implementing strategies to help sustain theological education across this church when it met here April 7-10, among other issues affecting this church.

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'Called Forward Together in Christ' -- A process to decide the ELCA's future directions

The ELCA is a young church at only 28 years old. It is a good time to take a look at where we are as God’s people and try to understand what God has in store for us. And we think it is an exciting time to be looking forward together as we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.

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Let 'Team ELCA' get the word out about your World Hunger event or fundraiser

Team ELCA makes it easy for you to start a fundraiser in support of ELCA World Hunger.

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Save the date! Strong Center-Open Door ELW 10th anniversary workshops

In this 10th anniversary year of the publication of Evangelical Lutheran Worship you are invited to attend one of three identical events focusing on Lutheran worship in our current context.

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'Can we answer the question why?'

ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton asks the question because 'knowing the why is important to the church's future directions.'

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ELCA's 'The Lutheran' now 'Living Lutheran' magazine

Living Lutheran magazine now connects to the Living Lutheran website. Check it out at http://www.livinglutheran.org.

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Reminder! 'Caring for Veterans and their Families' training May 10-11, 2016

This is a train-the-trainer event, open to all SOS rostered leaders and sponsored lay leaders. Only 30 spots open, so register soon!

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Spouses urged to take Mayo Clinic Health Assessment too!

We're behind last year's pace to reach our 65% participation goal. Spouses will help us catch up and reach our goal before April 30!

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Nelson W. Trout Lectures to Feature Otis Moss III

Author and activist, the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, will be the featured speaker for the 25th anniversary of the Nelson W. Trout Lectures in Preaching, April 28 and 29, at Trinity Lutheran Seminary, 2199 E. Main Street in Columbus. This event is open to the public.

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Rise Up Tour at Wittenberg University April 24

Featuring Rachel Kurtz and AGAPE--Free to the public

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Be part of history in Germany.....Plant a tree in the Luthergarden in Wittenberg Germany

Be a part of the Wittenberg Germany Commemoration of 500 years of the Reformation!

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