• Lean on God

    When tough times hit,
    turn all things over to God.

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  • Mission Stories: Bulgaria

    Learn more about WELS missions in Bulgaria.

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  • Preparing Called Workers

    WELS operates four schools to help train young people to be ministers of the gospel.

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  • 2016 WELS Youth Rally

    Registration is now open for the WELS International Youth Rally.

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  • One In Christ

    Moving forward in ministry: debt elimination offering.

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WHO WE ARE

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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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.

Questions and Answers

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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.

WELS on Instagram

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You can now follow WELS on Instagram! Find us @WELSLutherans.

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

Heart to heart author Kerry Ognenoff discusses her family’s approach to training children how to handle money in a God-pleasing way.

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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

Looking for a WELS church or school near you? Search by specific types of churches, schools, early childhood education (pre-k), or specific WELS organizations. Search the WELS Locator.

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.

Contact Us

Do you have a question about the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod? Basic information about our church body such as leadership, history, reports, and numbers can be found at About WELS.

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