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Special prayer petition for Oesterlen Services for Youth on June 9 & 16

On Pentecost Day, June 9 and Trinity Sunday, June 16, prayer petitions in Sundays and Seasons are particularly fitting for Oesterlen Services for Youth, a Lutheran agency in Springfield OH. Please consider including Oesterlen in your prayers.


Military Prayer Book collection and signing at Assembly! Order your prayer books today!

Last year's Military Prayer Book collection was such a success and had such a huge impact on our military overseas, that we're doing it again this year!


Introducing the SOS AMMPARO Network

The group is presenting a workshop at the Southern Ohio Synod Assembly in June. They will also have a booth in Ministries, Vendors and Partners (MVP) Display section of the Assembly Hall, so if you're going to assembly, stop by and/or be a part of the workshop to learn more and have your questions answered!


Congregational Resource Team provides healing and support to rostered ministers and congregations

The SOS Resource Team is now taking case studies to assist rostered ministers and congregations in creating healthy and positive environments for growth and ministry.


Pastoring the Multiracial Church Conference--June 21-22

The SOS Race Relations Task Force found this conference at OSU that you and your leaders may find inspiring and helpful as you reach into your community and seek to welcome members of all races into your congregation. Costs of attendance: $75.00 registration $50 registration if in groups of 3 or more.


Opportunity to identify Ordained Rostered Ministers to complete Discernment of Call of Bishop form prior to Assembly

We pray that you have set aside time during this Lenten Season to go through the Bishop’s Call Process Devotions, asking the Holy Spirit to guide you as you consider which Ordained Rostered Ministers you believe should discern the call of Bishop of the Southern Ohio Synod at this time. If you have identified someone you would like to consider the call of Bishop, please read this article and complete the request form by April 26.


Members of ELCA congregations in central Ohio invited to be part of the 2019 Gay Pride Parade, June 15

For the seventh year, the Reconciling in Christ ministries in Central Ohio (First English, Gethsemane, Trinity, Lord of Life, Redeemer, Peace,  Embrace Ministries at Capital University & Trinity Seminary) will be gathering as an ELCA witness at the 2019 Gay Pride Parade in Columbus on Saturday, June 15, with the step-off in the Short North at 10:30 AM. 


Please join us for the Seeing Race Through Faith training at a location near you!

Attendees will engage in dialogue, ask questions, and help one another improve our understanding on race so that we can be better equipped for mission in God's world. 


God is calling your congregation to the ‘life that really is life!’

Answer that call by being a part of the Southern Ohio Synod’s ‘The Collaborative’! Click on this story to learn how your congregation can have vital and life-giving ministries!