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Southern Ohio Synod e-bulletin for the Week of August 28, 2019

Stronger and better together: 
Joining Jesus in the restoration of the world! 

Synod News

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Southern Ohio Synod chosen as host for 2022 Churchwide Assembly!

The 2022 ELCA Churchwide Assembly (CWA) will be held in Columbus, Ohio for the first time in 35 years! We are thrilled with the opportunity to show off our great synod and all of its incredible people! Look for ways in the future that YOU can be a part of this important event.

We are stronger and better together...Joining Jesus in the Restoration of the World!

To see the live video stream of the 2022 CWA location announcement visit our Facebook page 


Dayton area tornado relief benefit show, Sept 28 at Butler High School Performing Arts Theatre

St. Paul, Dayton is sponsoring this community event, featuring nationally recognized Christian magician, Brad Brown, & is sure to raise spirits and needed funds to help those impacted by the Memorial Day weekend tornadoes in Dayton.

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2019-2020 Synod Hymn List ready for download

The new Synod Hymn List is ready for your use as you plan the coming year.

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Summary of ELCA Churchwide Assembly Actions

Here's the condensed version of what happened over 6 days in Milwaukee, WI when voting members from all 65 synods gathered to do the work of the Church.


Letter to congregational employers from Portico regarding upcoming 2020 rates & annual enrollment

Portico’s Board of Trustees has approved health plan and benefit changes for 2020, featuring new ways ELCA-Primary members to save on out-of-pocket costs and strengthen their emotional well-being.



Elizabeth Eaton Presiding Bishop ELCA  

Our common witness.

Download the latest column by newly re-elected Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton.


Partners & Affiliates

Trinity Days September 26-27: Celebrate Worship Learn

Guest presenter: Dr. Jacqueline Bussie, bestselling author, award-winning professor & nationally renowned public speaker.

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Building an Inclusive Church training session Sept 27 in Cincinnati

Lutheran Church of the Resurrection hosts this special training for all congregations interested in becoming more welcoming to the LGBTQIA+ community.



Dayton community in light of another local tragedy that resulted in the deaths of 2 children

Family and friends of Pr. Darryl Adams regarding his passing

Pr. Fred Cook and family as they mourn the death of his mother

Pr. Betsy Williams as she undergoes surgery August 27

Pr. Carol Hertler regarding the death of her father

Victims, families, friends and the communities of Dayton and El Paso

Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM) with connections to the Southern Ohio Synod

Employment Opportunities

Manager, Social Media & Online Communities
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Chicago, IL

Executive Assistant to the Dean of the Seminary
Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University
Columbus, Ohio

Organist &/or Director of Choirs
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Crestview Hills, Kentucky

Faith Formation Leader-Full Time
Lord of Life Lutheran Church
Columbus, Ohio

Administrator-Part time
Lutheran Church of Our Savior
Dayton, Ohio

Church Organist
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
712 N. Fountain Ave, Springfield, Ohio

Youth & Family Director (part-time)
Christ Lutheran Church, Athens
Athens, Ohio


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