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

Annual Bishop's Theological Convocation March 13, 2017--Together in Hope; Register today!

Bishop Suzanne Dillahunt invites you to join her and our guest presenters, Father John W. Crossin and Reverend Don McCoid on Monday, March 13, 2017 for the annual Bishop’s Theological Convocation. This year’s theme is Together in Hope, mirroring the theme of the gathering in Lund, Sweden in 2016. Our guest presenters are both experts in the area of ecumenical relations and have worked and presented together extensively on the topic, especially in the area of Roman Catholic and Lutheran relations. We encourage you to invite the Catholic priests from your area to be part of this wonderful day of discussion, fellowship and worship.

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Wittenberg selects Dr. Michael Frandsen as 15th president

The Wittenberg University Board of Directors has unanimously selected Dr. Michael Frandsen, vice president for finance and administration at Oberlin College, as Wittenberg’s 15th president. Frandsen will begin his tenure July 1, 2017.

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Southern Ohio Synod mission territory Chrism Mass-April 10 and 11

Rostered Ministers of the Southern Ohio Synod are invited to participate in a special Chrism Mass on either April 10 or 11.

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International Women's Day is March 8-How will your congregation celebrate?

Every year on March 8, people around the world commemorate International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrating women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. On this day, members of the ELCA celebrate by supporting and lifting up the International Women Leaders initiative – one of 10 priorities part of The Campaign for the ELCA.

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February 2017 Parish Paper available for download and reading--'How Do Congregations Respond to Interfaith Couples?'

The February 2017 issue discusses how congregations can better welcome interfaith couples.

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Upcoming Events

 February 2017 
February 17-19, 2017

Confirmation Retreat

Lutheran Memorial Camp

February 21, 2017

Columbus East Side Cluster Meeting

Messiah Lutheran Church, Reynoldsburg

February 21, 2017

ELCA Youth Ministry Network 3rd Tuesday Conversation

Impact of Summer Camp

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