As a synod, the Northwestern Ohio Synod is also called to engage and promote unity with other church bodies. As part of this process. the Northwestern Ohio Synod is partnered with the Ohio Council of Churches.
The Ohio Council of Churches (OCC) is a partnership of 17 Christian faith denominations throughout the state. Established in 1919, Ohio is one of the oldest of the state ecumenical councils. Its seventeen denominations encompass some 6,000 congregations and more than 3,000,000 members. The Council co-sponsors various events and activities with other organizations. Click here to visit the Ohio Council of Churches website.