The publications to the left are excellent resources for you and your congregation as you carry out your mission in the Southern Ohio Synod, ELCA.
The Parish Paper and Reflections on Congregational Life are made possible by your mission support. You and/or your congregation may subscribe to Living Lutheran directly from their website.
The Parish Paper
Don't Disagree, Deliberate...How To Lead Community Conversations In Your Church©
Checking Up On Clergy Health©
How To Raise Money For Your Community Projects©
Inviting, Informing and Including Newcomers©
Making the Nursery a Place to Belong©
How to Balance Hospitality and Church Security©
Church Energy Use: Can We Harness Hope?©
Finding Significance as a Small Church©
Best Practices for Church Members Serving as Staff ©
18 Questions for 2018
Short-Term Mission Trips That Yield Long-Term Success©
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