ELCA

ELCA

Redeemer Lutheran Church is one of nearly 10,000 congregations that make up the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States.  The ELCA has about 4 million members across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Redeemer is also part of the South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.  As part of the South Carolina Synod, we seek to respond to God’s great love by loving God and serving the people God has created.  There are ministries for and with all ages, not only in the state of South Carolina but also in many parts of the globe.

A Lifelong Ministry of God's Love

We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. For us as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, this faith comes through the good news of Jesus Christ and gives us the freedom and the courage to wonder, discover and boldly participate in the world. Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person – questions, complexities, and all.

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As members of the ELCA, we believe that we are freed in Christ to serve and love our neighbor. With our hands, we do God’s work of restoring and reconciling communities in Jesus Christ’s name throughout the world.  Like individuals, as the ELCA, we have a distinctive personality made up of the following character traits: Generous, Faithful, Hard-working, Caring, Welcoming, Thoughtful, Courageous and Resilient.

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