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Rostered Leader Report to the Synodical Bishop form now available on ELCA website

Please complete the form prior to April 1, 2015 so Bishop Dillahunt will have current information to report to the synod assembly.

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Benefit concert Feb 22 for LSS Faith Mission Homeless Shelter--You're invited!

Gethsemane Lutheran Church is hosting a benefit concert which is open to the entire community. Free will donations accepted.

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Explore Trinity Lutheran Seminary March 10-11, 2015

Are you discerning where God might be calling you? Is seminary a part of that discernment process? Trinity Lutheran Seminary would like to invite you to our campus to explore your faith, your passion, your purpose, and your calling. Discover surprising places where God is working in our world today.

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'Making Ordinary Saints' event coming to Peace, Gahanna; All members of SOS invited to attend

The Central Ohio Conference in cooperation with Peace Lutheran Church in Gahanna will host Nathan and Richard Foster on March 13-14, 2015.

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Applications for YAGM program due by Feb 15

Candidates should be 21-29 years old and connected to an ELCA congregation, college/university, campus ministry or outdoor ministry.

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Last call for the Bishop's Faith Advance program

Middle school students and their parents (or guardians) interested in the Bishop's Faith Advance program may still register for this exciting opportunity.

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LSS SOUPER BOWL – Help us tackle hunger

Help LSS Food Pantries tackle the epidemic of hunger in our communities February 1!

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Disaster Response Task Force members wanted!

The SOS is looking for new Disaster Response Task Force members to prepare and equip our congregations for disaster response. Meeting Feb 11.

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Vibrant Faith likes the Faith Webbing concept

Gary Pecuch asked to host Faith Webbing webinar January 27

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Mental Wellness and Recovery Task Force announces and invites you to participate in 'Hope4Us' starting January 14

Hope4Us is a new Christian faith-based peer-to-peer support group for anyone in the community who wants to improve their mental health and work towards wellness and recovery.

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New for 2015 - Lay School of Theology expanded to 2 campuses

Now lay members of SOS congregations can advance their Old Testament and early Church understanding in classes at the Chillicothe or Dayton campus!

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Time to Take the Health Assessment

Portico Benefit Services is again offering us the opportunity to earn a 2% discount on ELCA health contributions this year.

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Columbus 5.5 Cluster invites you to the 2015 Conversations Retreat March 23

The 2015 Conversations retreat will be held the week prior to Palm/Passion Sunday - from Lunch, Monday, March 23 through Breakfast, March 25.

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Pulpit Supply Coordinator unavailable in late January to take new requests

Please see story for dates and to be considered as a pulpit supply pastor.

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2014 Congregational Report forms ready for completetion Jan 7

Please make sure your congregation submits your congregational report to the ELCA. Your information is vital for assessment and planning. Reports due Feb 15.

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You are Invited to 'Called to be a Living Voice: Vocation Reformation Mission' in Atlanta in July 2015

2015 Worship Jubilee and Biennial Conference of the Assoc of Lutheran Church Musicians

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Fred Renwick, Former ELCA Board Member, Dies

Fred B. Renwick, a former member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Board of Pensions and the ELCA Foundation board, died Dec. 4 at his home in New York City.

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