Starting Points!

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Innovator Learning Academy

Learn more of what the Synod has been calling "On the Way".

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Diakonia

Preparing people to be the Church of Tomorrow

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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?

Other places to start looking.

Who are we?

What do we believe?

Office of the Bishop

Mission

Congregations in Call Process

Synod Staff

Give Generously

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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

NWOS Seeks Director for Generosity

Director of Generosity, Northwestern Ohio Synod Please fill out all the required fields and attach your resume and cover letter below. While this position may remain posted longer, please apply by March 6, 2023, for best consideration. Please address the following in...

We’re Moving! Out of the Building, Into the Community

We are excited to announce that the Northwestern Ohio Synod administrative hub will be relocating to 1701 Tiffin Ave Findlay OH 45840! We will be sharing space with the congregation of St John’s Lutheran Church, and a satellite office of Lutheran Social Services. Like...

Using Story to Build Engagement and Support

From crafting a narrative budget to conducting a successful stewardship drive, how we relay the impact of ministry significantly shapes the engagement and support of our congregations.  Learn ways to unearth stories in your congregation and use them to build...

On the Way Day

Hear stories from the emerging church locally and around the worldLearn new spiritual practicesExperience dinner churchDream with your team about building relationships beyond your church building October 22, 2022 9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM Register by October 15...

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.