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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

2018 ELCA Youth Gathering Reunion & Evaluations

Keep the Gathering energy going; join us on Sunday, September 30, 2018! As part of the ELCA Youth Gathering’s ongoing efforts to grow in its mission of faith formation in teenagers, Gathering leadership are conducting a series of in-person listening sessions. We invite all youth & adults who attended the 2018 Gathering to join us in Madison for a time of reflection, conversation, and worship.

2018 ELCA Youth Leadership Summit

The ELCA Youth Leadership Summit is an annual gathering for high school youth identified as leaders and adult representatives from each synod from across The ELCA. WILL ONE OF YOUR YOUTH REPRESENT OUR SYNOD at the Next Leadership Summit? Applications Are Being Accepted - Deadline: September 25, 2018.

Bishop's Convocation 2018

Each year, the bishop invites all rostered leaders in our synod and their spouses to participate in a few days of learning, collegiality, respite and fun! This year we will gather in the Lake Geneva area under the theme: "Preaching & Proclamation in Such a Time As This". REGISTER by September 18 to reserve a hotel room!

Mission Moment: Lutherans United Assisting After Disasters  “LUAD”

LUAD is a synod ministry supported by your mission support. Thank you! And now, the work of this synod ministry has a time-sensitive need as they respond to recovery efforts for those in our synod impacted by the flooding from recent heavy rains. Congregations and individuals have been asking where to send their special offerings for victims of the flood.