Clarify

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Clarify


The ELCA confesses the Triune God — Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

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Collaborate

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Collaborate


We leverage the wisdom and gifts of all in our synod, including our partners and affiliates, to bring God’s creative and redeeming Word to the world.

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Cultivate

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Cultivate


We believe when a synod operates as a platform for connections that empower mission, the baptized are released to join Jesus in the restoration of the world.

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Donate

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Donate


Everything we have comes from God. We are caretakers of God’s resources, which he has blessed us with to meet our needs and to allow us to partner with him in meeting the needs of others.

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Bishop's Theological Convocation March 12

All rostered ministers in the Southern Ohio Synod Mission Territory are invited to join Bishop Suzanne Dillahunt and guest speaker, Bishop Craig Satterlee, for a day of conversation, fellowship and worship, focused on this year's theme 'Preaching the Gospel.'

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Latest News

02/23/2018

ELCA seminaries look to identify, nurture and sustain new leaders

In partnership with Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton’s Leadership Initiative, the seven seminaries of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will launch a combined effort to encourage new candidates for ministry in the ELCA.


02/20/2018

Bishop Munib Younan to speak on 'Refugee Crisis' and 'Opportunities and Challenges of Interfaith work in Jerusalem'

Bishop Munib Younan, recently retired Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land, and former president of Lutheran World Federation will speak on March 11 & 12 in West Chester and at Wittenberg University.


02/20/2018

Suggestions for congregations to save money on software, computer hardware and office supplies

All non-profits are feeling the pinch of decreased giving. Here are a couple of ways the SOS has cut costs to allow for more funds to go to ministry.

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Upcoming Events

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March 1, 2018
8:15AM

Northwest Cluster Meeting

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbus--Pr. Steve Wachtman, host


March 2-4, 2018

Campus Ministry High School Retreat

Camp Kern Oregonia, Ohio


March 3, 2018
9:00AM-4:00PM

Southern Ohio Stewardship Academy-One Day Event

Zion Lutheran Church, Hamilton

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