Hello & Welcome

Welcome to the new website for the The South-Central Synod of Wisconsin .  During the transition to the new site, you can visit the old site at: http://old.scsw-elca.org/

The South-Central Synod of Wisconsin (SCSW-ELCA) is one of 65 synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). As 140+ congregations and worshipping communities, we walk together to care for, connect and equip our congregations to be the heart and hands of Jesus.

Learn more about Who We Are

We care for, connect and equip our congregations
to be the heart and hands of Jesus.

Highlighted Events & Messages

Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld elected bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin! 

The Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld, Beloit, Wis., was elected May 6 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).  

SCSW Endowment Grant Applications Accepted until June 15

The Endowment Committee is accepting 2018 applications through June 15, 2018. Emphasis is given to establishing mission congregations & developing new evangelism ministries.

Synod Assembly Summary 2018

Available on the Synod Assembly page  or as a bulletin insert…

Bishop Lozada Keynote Presentation available for download

Bishop Felipe Lozada-Montañez of our partner synod, the Caribbean Synod of the ELCA, gave an update of the challenges still facing the people and congregations of Puerto Rico and what we can do to continue to walk with them through their recovery efforts.