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Year of Mission

2020 Year of Mission Resources.

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NWOS Assembly

Assembly 2020 Information

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Policies & Guidelines

NWOS & ELCA polices and guidelines along with sample policies

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Call Process

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Bishop's Writings

Check out what Bishop Beaudion has been communicating?

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Mission Spotlight

Things happening throughout the synod and the world.

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Northwestern Ohio Synod

Welcome to the website for the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We are 161 churches journeying together: strengthening, challenging and supporting one another as God leads us in living God’s mission with each other and the wo

Beacon of Hope

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.

In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”

 -Matthew 5:14-16 NIV

“In Northwestern Ohio there are 1.5 million people who live in 24 counties. They are God’s people so they are our parishioners.”

~Bishop Daniel Beaudoin

Leading the Mission: A Day of Discipleship

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Bowling GreenMarch 19, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Cost: $20 (walk-ins welcome)Lunch is available at a number of local restaurants. During this Day of Discipleship, we will explore how to "Lead the Mission" and “Make Disciples”. This shift...

NWOS Staffing Announcement: Director for Community Engagement

The Northwestern Ohio Synod Office is pleased to announce that Pastor Sarah Schaaf has been called to serve as the Director for Community Engagement /Director for Evangelical Mission in the Northwestern Ohio Synod (NWOS) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America...

Welcome to the Year of Mission

Our focus this year will be on the Mission of God. God has a mission, and God’s mission has a church. In Scripture, we encounter the Triune God working to restore and renew all things. The Bible begins with creation and ends with the promise of a new creation. The...

Welcome to the website for the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We are 161 churches journeying together: strengthening, challenging and supporting one another as God leads us in living God’s mission with each other and the world.