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Year of Mission

2020 Year of Mission Resources.

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NWOS Assembly

Assembly 2020 Informatrion

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Policies & Guidelines

NWOS & ELCA polices and guidelines along with sample policies

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Give Generously

Support the mission of the church

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Call Process

Call process guidelines and resources

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Bishop's Writings

Check out what Bishop Beaudion has been communicating?

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Resources

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Upcoming events around the synod

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What do we believe?

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for the Renewal of Northwestern Ohio and the World

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 4:14-16 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

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...

The Book of Acts: Participating in God’s Mission Bible Study

Dear Friends in Christ, Welcome to 2020: 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...

Sanctuary Church Body: What does this mean for us today?

Dear Friends in Christ, When I was growing up, our neighbor to the south was Mr. Hans Christian Seng. He and his wife Mary operated a “mom and pop greenhouse”. They regularly brought us tomato and cucumber “starts” for our garden. After Mary died, and Hans grew older,...

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.