Tools for Taking Worship Online

Tutorials How to Take Your Church Virtual (Fast): The Ultimate Guide to Church Live-Streaming During Crisis (Tithe.ly) We’re going to unpack the basic tools and principles that will help you make the best decision for your church—one which maximizes your ministry impact and keeps your congregation as physically safe as

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SWCA Synod Worship Services

Beginning the first Sunday of Advent - November 29, 2020 - the Office of the Bishop will no longer be providing online worship. The Synod website continues to list the different possibilities for worshiping remotely and digitally with many of the congregations of the SWCA Synod. If your congregation is not listed,

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Online Worship & Opportunities

In addition to digital Sunday worship, many of the following congregations are offering Bible study, mid-week worship, daily devotions, virtual camp, and more. If your congregation is offering online worship, send the link to shenderson@socalsynod.org to have it listed here. YouTube creators benefit from having subscribers to their channel! Click

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2019 Mileage Rates

Per the Internal Revenue Service, the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes as of January 1, 2019 will be: 58 cents per mile driven for business use, up 3.5 cents from the rate for

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2018 Synod Assembly Workshops

Synod Assembly Workshops 9:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2 Soiland Humanities Building, California Lutheran University The SWCA Synod Recovery & Spirituality Task Force The issue of addiction often results in shame, silence, and secrecy. This workshop identifies the various stigmas and fallacies that surround this issue; validates and encourages the need

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