Reports & Forms

Annual Parochial Report

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This period of “social distancing” has demanded that congregations come up with creative online solutions for gathering the community in worship, whether through livestreaming, posting of recorded services, or both. This has led to many questions about how to track and report attendance when it comes time to fill out Form A in 2021.

Tracking Attendance Resource

Annual Report to Synod Bishop

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Choose 'Synods' tab once you land on ELCA Office of the Secretary page. The report is listed under the Synods tab.

Email completed reports to Josh Brodbeck at

Clergy Funeral Forms

It's important for all clergy to have current funeral forms on file with the synod office so that your funeral preferences are carried out according to your wishes. These forms help make a difficult time filled with important decisions less stressful for your loved ones. 

If you have not completed a Clergy Funeral Form in the last few years, please download the form below, complete it and mail it to the synod office to Josh Brodbeck's attention.

Southern Ohio Synod
Attn: Josh Brodbeck
300 S. 2nd Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Clergy Funeral Form