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Southern Ohio Synod e-bulletin for the Week of September 11, 2019 for Rostered Ministers

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

Synod News
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Don't forget to RSVP to the host site for the upcoming Rostered Ministers and spouses gatherings with the Bishop at All Saints Lutheran Church, Worthington and St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lancaster.

Those who attended August Gatherings found them informative and helpful. Please accept our invitation to join us at one of the Gatherings below. Kindly RSVP to the host site.

  • Central Ohio Conference Gathering, September 16, 7-8:30 pm at All Saints, Worthington. Wine, beer and cheeses will be provided. Please RSVP no later than noon Monday, September 16th, to: 614-885-0112 or (include “Central Ohio Conference” in the memo line).


  • Scioto Conference Gathering, Monday, October 7th, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at St. Paul, Lancaster (125 N. Eastwood Ave.) Light snacks, desserts and soft drinks will be provided. Please RSVP to Paul at 740-654-1331 or no later than October 4th.


2020 Synod Assembly to be held at Epiphany Lutheran Church, Centerville on May 16

Mark your calendars and plan to attend this special one-day synod assembly!

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Council Presidents and other church leaders...including Pastors invited to 'Effective Congregation Councils' training on September 17!

Kick off this new year with meetings that members want to attend and accomplish much more than just what's on the agenda.


Share your pics with us for Facebook and Instagram Stewardship Moments campaign

We are stronger and better together! In all things and in all ways. Stewardship is just one example of how when we come together, we are stronger and better, which is why we’re looking for you to contribute your photos to be a part of the Stewardship Task Force’s #StewardshipMoments campaign featured on our Facebook page and now also on Instagram!

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 Rostered Ministers Retreat 2020  

Attention SOS Rostered Ministers! You are invited to the 2020 Ohio Rostered Ministers Gathering Jan 28-30!

Meeting under the theme “Practical Evangelism”, pastors, deacons, and full-time church professionals are invited to gather at the Nationwide Conference Center (please note the location change from previous years).


This is the former Sawmill Creek event.



Announcing new grants for Accessibility Reinvestment Grants

ELCA Disability Ministries introduces a new grant opportunity for ELCA congregations in diverse and divested communities for an Accessibility Reinvestment Grant. Applications will be accepted through Oct. 15, 2019.

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Metro DC Synod as they install their new Bishop--The Rev. Leila Ortiz on Oct 12

All of those impacted by Hurricane Dorian and those who will help them recover & rebuild

Pr. Ken and Becky Witt regarding a lightning strike to their home


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