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Ohio Synod

The Ohio Synod (Das Deutsche Ev. Ministerium in Ohio und den nachbarten Staaten) was formed in 1818, a daughter of the Pennsylvania Ministerium, and merged in 1930 with the Iowa and Buffalo synods to form the American Lutheran Church.


11.1     A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship. Published by order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio. Zanesville, Printed at the Lutheran Standard Office. 1845.

458 hymns.

To peruse online, go to hymnary.org; at the search prompt type in CHAP1845 and click on “go”.


11.2     Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. Published by order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio. Third Edition. Columbus: Osgood and Pierce, Printers. 1858.

354 hymns and 7 doxologies. Indexes, Preface and Preface to Third Edition.


11.3     Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. Published by order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio. Third Edition. Columbus: Osgood and Pierce, Printers. 1858.

354 hymns and 7 doxologies. Indexes, Preface and Preface to Third Edition.


11.4     Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. Published by order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio. Fourth Edition. Columbus: 1863.

354 hymns and 7 doxologies. Indexes, Preface and Preface to Third Edition.


11.5     Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. Published by order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio. Fourth Edition. Columbus: J. W. Osgood, Printers. 1863.

354 hymns and 7 doxologies. Indexes, Preface and Preface to Third Edition.


11.6     Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. Published by order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio. Eighth Edition. Columbus, Ohio. 1872.

354 hymns and 7 doxologies. Indexes, Preface.


12.1     Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by order of the Ev. Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other states.  Columbus, Ohio. Ohio Synodical Printing House. 1880.

Order of Service with music for congregation, 468 hymns plus doxologies, Luther’s catechism, Augsburg Confession, Passion History, Epistles and Gospels for the Church Year, Prayers, various indices.

To peruse online, go to hymnary.org; at the search prompt type in ELH1880 and click on “go”.


12.2     Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by order of the Ev. Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other states. Fifth Edition. Columbus, Ohio. The Lutheran Book Concern. 1888.

Order of Service with music for congregation, 468 hymns plus doxologies, Luther’s catechism, Augsburg Confession, Passion History, Prayers, various indices.


12.3     Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by order of the Ev. Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other states. Sixth Edition. Columbus, Ohio. The Lutheran Book Concern. n.d.

Order of Service with music for congregation, 468 hymns plus doxologies, Luther’s catechism, Augsburg Confession, Passion History, Prayers, various indices.


12.4     Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by order of the Ev. Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other states. Seventh Edition. Columbus, Ohio. The Lutheran Book Concern. n.d.

Order of Service with music for congregation, 468 hymns plus doxologies, Luther’s catechism, Augsburg Confession, Passion History, Prayers, various indices.


12.5     Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by order of the Ev. Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other states. Ninth Edition. Columbus, Ohio. The Lutheran Book Concern. n.d.

Order of Service with music for congregation, 516 hymns plus 19 doxologies, introits and graduals, Epistles and Gospels for the Church Year,  Luther’s catechism, Augsburg Confession, Passion History, Prayers, various indices.


12.6     Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by order of the Ev. Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other states. Ninth Edition. Columbus, Ohio. The Lutheran Book Concern. n.d.

Order of Service with music for congregation, 516 hymns plus 19 doxologies, introits and graduals, Epistles and Gospels for the Church Year,  Luther’s catechism, Augsburg Confession, Passion History, Prayers, various indices.


12.7     Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by order of the Ev. Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other states. Twentieth Edition. Columbus, Ohio. The Lutheran Book Concern. n.d.

Order of Service with music for congregation, 468 hymns plus doxologies, Luther’s catechism, Augsburg Confession, Passion History, Prayers, various indices.


12.8     Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by order of the Ev. Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other states. Twentieth Edition. Columbus, Ohio. The Lutheran Book Concern. n.d.

Order of Service with music for congregation, 468 hymns plus doxologies, Luther’s catechism, Augsburg Confession, Passion History, Prayers, various indices.


12.9     Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by order of the Ev. Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other states.  Columbus, Ohio. Ohio Synodical Printing House. n.d.

Order of Service with music for congregation, 516 hymns plus doxologies, Luther’s catechism, Augsburg Confession, Passion History, Epistles and Gospels for the Church Year, Prayers, various indices.  MISSING


12.10   Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal With Music. Published by order of the First English District of the Joint Synod of Ohio and Other States. Columbus, Ohio: Lutheran Book Concern, 1908.

Preface. The Third Edition. Order of Service with music for congregation, 516 hymns plus 19 doxologies, Scripture Lessons together with the Introits, Collects, and Graduals for the Sundays and Festivals of the Church Year, Passion History, Indexes.

To peruse online, go to hymnary.org; at the search prompt type in ELHW1908 and click on “go”.


12.11   Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal With Music. Published by order of the First English District of the Joint Synod of Ohio and Other States. Columbus, Ohio: Lutheran Book Concern, 1908.

Preface. The Third Edition. Order of Service with music for congregation, 516 hymns plus 19 doxologies, Scripture Lessons together with the Introits, Collects, and Graduals for the Sundays and Festivals of the Church Year, Passion History, Indexes.


12.12   Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal With Music. Published by order of the First English District of the Joint Synod of Ohio and Other States. Columbus, Ohio: Lutheran Book Concern, 1908.

Preface. The Third Edition. Order of Service with music for congregation, 516 hymns plus 19 doxologies, Scripture Lessons together with the Introits, Collects, and Graduals for the Sundays and Festivals of the Church Year, Passion History, Indexes.


12.13   Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal With Music. Published by order of the First English District of the Joint Synod of Ohio and Other States. Columbus, Ohio: Lutheran Book Concern, 1908.

Preface. The Third Edition. Order of Service with music for congregation, 516 hymns plus 19 doxologies, Scripture Lessons together with the Introits, Collects, and Graduals for the Sundays and Festivals of the Church Year, Passion History, Indexes.


12.14   Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal with Music. Published by order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and Other States. Ninth Edition. Columbus, Ohio: Lutheran Book Concern, n.d.   MISSING

Order of Service with music for congregation, 516 hymns plus 19 doxologies, Scripture Lessons   together with the Introits, Collects, and Graduals for the Sundays and Festivals of the Church Year, Passion History, Luther’s Small Catechism, Augsburg Confession, Indexes.


13.1     Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch Lutherischen Bekenntnisses. Herausgegeben von der Allgemeinen Ev. Luth. Synode von Ohio u. a. St. Columbus, Ohio. Druck von Schultze und Gaszmann. 1870.

532 hymns. An Appendix containing the order of service, Epistles and Gospels for the church year, the Passion story, various indices.

To peruse online, go to hymnary.org; at the search prompt type in GGEL1870 and click on “go”.


13.2     Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch Lutherischen Bekenntnisses. Herausgegeben von der Allgemeinen Ev. Luth. Synode von Ohio u. a. St. Columbus, Ohio. Druck von Schultze und Gaszmann. 1871.

532 hymns. An Appendix containing the order of service, Epistles and Gospels for the church year, the Passion story, various indices.


13.3     Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch Lutherischen Bekenntnisses. Herausgegeben von der Allgemeinen Evang. Luth. Synode von Ohio u. a. St. Siebente Auflage. Columbus, Ohio. Ohio Synodal-Druckerei. 1880.

Preface (1870), 532 hymns, Appendix containing order of service, Epistles and Gospels for the church year, the Passion story, prayers, various indices.


13.4     Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch Lutherischen Bekenntnisses. Herausgegeben von der Allgemeinen Ev. Luth. Synode von Ohio u. a. St.  Zehnte Auflage. Columbus, Ohio. Lutherische Verlagshandlung. 1884.

Preface (1870), 532 hymns, Appendix containing order of service, Epistles and Gospels for the church year, the Passion story, prayers, various indices.


13.5     Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch Lutherischen Bekenntnisses. Herausgegeben von der Allgemeinen Ev. Luth. Synode von Ohio u. a. St.  Zwölfte Auflage. Columbus, Ohio. Lutherische Verlagshandlung. 1888.

Preface (1870), 532 hymns, Appendix containing order of service, Epistles and Gospels for the church year, the Passion story, prayers, various indices.


13.6     Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch Lutherischen Bekenntnisses. Herausgegeben von der Allgemeinen Ev. Luth. Synode von Ohio und andern Staaten. Vierzehnte Auflage. Columbus, Ohio. Lutherische Verlagshandlung. n.d.

Preface (1870), order of service with music for the congregation, 586 hymns (text only). An Appendix containing the order of service, Epistles and Gospels for the church year, the Passion story, various indices.