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About NWOS

  • What Lutherans Believe
    • What is a Lutheran
    • Meet Martin Luther
    • Luther’s Small Catechism: A ‘Short Course” in the Christian Faith and the Basis of Lutheranism – Source USS.org
      • The Ten Commandments
      • The Apostles’ Creed
      • The Lord’s Prayer
      • The Sacrament of Holy Baptism
      • Confession and Absolution
      • The Sacrament of the Altar
      • Morning and Evening Prayers
      • Grace at the Table
    • The Topics of the Day
      • ELCA Social Messages
      • ELCA Social Statements 
  • Vision and Gospel Response Themes
    • What guides the Northwestern Ohio Synod?
      • One in Christ
      • Growing as Disciples
      • Sent with the Spirit
      • Valuing Young People
      • Expecting to be Surprised
    • When people see us, do they see something of what God is up to in Christ Jesus?
      • NWOS Vision and Gospel Response Themes Poster.pdf
    • ELCA Vision

 

Mission

  • Local – We care for our neighbors and make neighborhoods better
    • Lutheran Outdoor Ministries of Ohio
    • Lutheran Men in Mission
    • Women of the ELCA
    • Lutheran Campus Ministries
    • Special Needs Awareness Task Force
    • Cherish All Children
    • Mission Partner Congregations
      • Lutheran Campus Ministry, University of Toledo
      • Old South End Ministry
      • Redeemer Lutheran Church
      • Saint John at the Bay, South Bass Island
      • Salem Lutheran Church
      • Threshold
      • Covenant Cluster
    • Ministry with and among People in Poverty
    • Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio
    • Lutheran Home Society
  • National – We are a church that rolls up our sleeves and gets to work
    • Lutheran Disaster Response
    • Lutheran Immigration and Refuge Service
    • ELCA Seminaries
    • ELCA Colleges and Universities
    • Thrivent Financial
    • Portico Benefit Services
    • Southwestern Washington Synod
    • Legislative Issues (ELCA Advocacy)
  • Global – We are a church that believes God is calling us into the world – together
    • Slovak Evangelical Lutheran Church of The Augsburg Confession in Serbia
    • Dodoma Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania
    • Young Adults in Global Mission
    • ELCA World Hunger
    • ELCA Malaria Campaign
    • HIV and AIDS Ministry
    • Peace Not Walls
    • Our Ministry and Mission (Main Mission Page)
  • Find a Church

Resources

  • Annual Report to the Bishop (2019)
  • Bishop’s Writings
    • Messages from the Bishop
    • Bible Studies
    • Reading Guides
  • Call Process Resources
    • Congregational Call Process
    • Congregations in the Call Process
    • Supply Pastors List
  • Candidacy Information
  • Cherish All Children
  • Compensation Guidelines
  • Congregational Remittance Form
  • Congregational Resource Team
  • Constitution Resources
  • Covenant of Conduct
  • Discipleship Development Opportunities
  • Job Postings throughout the Synod
  • Leadership Development & Discipleship
  • NWOS Policies & Guidelines
    • Sexual Misconduct Policy – NWOS
    • Substance Abuse and Addiction Guidelines for Rostered Ministers and Congregations – NWOS
  • Prayer Retreat
  • Sawmill Leadership Retreat 2019
  • Supply Pastors List
  • Year of Scripture Resources
    • Book of the Year Review
    • Council and Leadership Monthly Devotions
    • Creative Prayer Retreats
    • Daily Reading Plans
    • Memory Verse Computer & Phone Wallpapers
    • The Sermon on the Mount Bible Study

Policies & Guidelines

  • Embezzlement Prevention Policies & Guidelines
  • Employment Policies & Guidelines
  • Miscellaneous Policies & Guidelines
  • Property Policies & Guidelines
  • Sexual Abuse Prevention Policies & Guidelines
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Policies & Guidelines
  • Technology Policies & Guidelines
  • Transportation Policies & Guidelines