Mission & Ministry

We are a church that believes God is calling us into the world--together.
Mission and Ministry


Leaders in the church are equipped to live and serve wherever God is at work.


We faithfully steward the gifts God has so abundantly given to us.

Faith Formation

It is he whom we proclaim...so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.
Faith Formation

Latest News

Roy and Kathryn Hickes Scholarship program accepting applications for 2017-18

The Hickes Education Award is available to Lutherans of any age residing in the Southern Ohio Synod and the Ohio Mission District of the North American Lutheran Church; however, members of the congregation of Trinity Lutheran Church, Springfield, Ohio, receive special consideration during the selection process. Applicants may be rostered with the Southern Ohio Synod or the Ohio Mission District of the North American Lutheran Church but enrolled in programs/schools located outside of southern Ohio. Deadline for registration is Feb 24.

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Trinity to host Campus Preaching Festival February 24

A special campus preaching festival will be held February 24, at Trinity. The event is free and open to preachers between the ages of 18 and 40, though others may apply.

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Attention Treasurers and Rostered Ministers--Cutoff date for submitting 2016 mission support is January 31!

We are quickly approaching the end of fiscal year 2016. Receipts are way down, but we know you all will come through with your estimated mission support so the synod can end the year with a balanced budget.

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Human Trafficking--What can we do about it?

During this month we want to let you know what YOU can do to help end modern day slavery.

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'What it means to be Lutheran: A Human Rights Attorney’s Perspective' March 30

Ralston Deffenbaugh, a human rights lawyer working for the church, will address what it means to be Lutheran in today’s multi-religious world during the 13th Annual Lecture on World Religions and Interreligious Relations, sponsored by the Theological Consortium of Greater Columbus. The lecture, which is free and open to the public and will be held at 7:00 p.m in the Gloria Dei Worship Center at Trinity Lutheran Seminary.

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Upcoming Events

 January 2017 
January 21, 2017

This is Most Certainly True: Experiencing Martin Luther's Small Catechism for Today

Lay School of Theology-Dayton Campus

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 901 E Stroop Rd, Kettering, OH

January 26, 2017

SOS Race Relations Task Force Meeting

Synod Office, 300 S. 2nd St, Columbus, Ohio

January 27-29, 2017

Confirmation Retreat

Lutheran Memorial Camp

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