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July 20, 2018
Volume 31 - Issue 4
Published 6 Times a Year
Next Unified mailing: 
September 21
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September 17
Unified Newsletter Changes.  The Unified newsletter has gone "electronic!" Paper copies will still be sent to congregations and individuals who have requested them - or who contact the Synod office to request a paper copy going forward.  We will continue to publish the Unified six times/year; submission deadlines will be announced in each issue. The new e-Unified will be sent to all email subscribers, and published on the Synod's web site, . The weekly E-news will keep you updated with all the news, events and pertinent information in between Unifieds.  If you would like to begin receiving the E-news and our other electronic mailings you may sign-up on our website. Simply go to and click on Unified Newsletter; from there click on Join Our Electronic Mailings to sign-up. If you have articles or notices to publish in the Unified, please contact Marilyn Matevia at the Synod office,

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Would you like to help shape the ELCA's statement on Women and Justice? The Northeastern Ohio Synod will hold a hearing for feedback on specific parts of the text on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Northeastern Ohio Synod Lutheran Center offices (1890 Bailey Rd, Cuyahoga Falls) from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. For more information contact Pastor Angel Jackson at
CTNY Lutheran Catholic Commemoration of the Reformation October 2017. View the Lutheran Catholic Commemoration of the Reformation, October 29, 2017, at St. Columba Cathedral in the Gallery of the Catholic Television Network of Youngstown (CTNY): Bishop George V. Murry, Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, presided at the Ecumenical Evening Prayer. Bishop Abraham Allende, Northeastern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, preached. For more Lutheran-Catholic information, visit .
Mark Your Calendars for the 2019 Tri-Synodical Professional Leaders Retreat. Preparations are underway for next year's Tri-Synodical Professional Leaders Retreat, January 22-24, 2019. The theme is "Spirituality," featuring Keynote Speaker The Rev. Dr. Winston Persaud, professor of systematic theology, Wartburg Seminary, and Special Speaker The Rev. Dr. Javier (Jay) Alanis, executive director, Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest. Both speakers will offer their unique insights into the Holy Spirit's work in creating enriching unity within diversity. This event will include for the third consecutive year all three Ohio synods at Sawmill Creek Resort, Huron, OH. Watch for registration information to come.