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.

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

Highlighted Events & Messages

Installation of New Bishop – AUGUST 18, 2018

Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld will be installed on Aug. 18 at 2 pm at First Lutheran Church in Janesville, Wisconsin. Please hold this date for this holy and historic occasion!  Formal invitations will be sent early July.      

2018 ELCA Youth Gathering Prayers – For Use in Congregations During Youth Gathering Weekend

Please hold in prayer our 59 congregations and 724 youth and…

Sing with the Synod Children’s Choir at Bishop’s Installation!

An all-synod children’s choir is being assembled for our bishop’s installation, held on August 18th at First Lutheran Church in Janesville. Open to all children and youth ages 7-18, the group will present one piece during the service. Rehearsal materials and instruction will be sent out to all participants.
Bishop Installation

Please help with contributions of food for Bishop Installation!

We invite congregations to participate by contributing food items for the reception: cheese and sausage platters, vegetable trays, and bars.