...is a collaborative between four Lutheran Congregations.
Abiding Christ serves as the anchor congregation.
Our Mission is to:
1. To bring together people of a common Lutheran heritage
to further the work of Christ.
2. To strengthen our congregations by pooling resources and staff for the common good under the direction of our bishop.
3. To provide a framework for ongoing cooperative ministries
among our congregations and to grow our network.
4. To provide mutual support between our parishes to keep viable
and vital congregational presences in the communities that we
With the passing of By Laws by four congregations, as of June 27th, 2016, LSIM has officially become an independent entity within the Southern Ohio Synod. Abiding Christ, Fairborn; St. Mark's, Fairborn; Arise in Christ, Donnelsville; and Good Shepherd, West Milton are the Lutheran Saints in Ministry!