• Missions Stories: Korea

    Learn about WELS mission fields in Korea.

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  • WELS ANNUAL REPORT 2015

    Learn more about the work we did together as a synod in 2015.

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  • One In Christ

    Moving forward in ministry:
    debt elimination offering

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WELS is a group of nearly 400,000 men, women, and children in nearly 1,300 congregations united by a common faith in Christ’s saving love.

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    The Call Reports detail when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS.

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WELS Radio

Listen to WELS artists on WELS Radio.

New Worship blog

The latest blog from Preach the Word by WELS Commission on Worship discusses preaching to millennials.

Digital Display Graphics

Download now! Digital display graphics for your church’s digital display screen.

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View reader submitted questions answered by a WELS professor. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Submit your own question.

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Military Services

WELS Military Services, part of the Commission on Special Ministries, offers spiritual support resources for military members and their families.

Videos

Heart to heart: Parent conversations

This episode of Forward in Christ‘s Heart to heart: Parent conversations focuses on the little white lies that children–and their parents–often tell. Heart to heart author Jim Aderman shares insights into how these lies can be harmful for our relationship with God and with each other.

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Missions

WELS Missions seeks to spread God’s Word both home and abroad. Home Missions shares the Gospel in North America, and World Missions strives to reach people all over the world.

WELS Locator

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Forward in Christ

Forward in Christ is the official magazine of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Printed monthly, this magazine addresses many important issues facing Christians today.

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