2016 WELS Camps WISCONSIN Camp Basic - Registration is now open! Registrations are now being accepted for Camp Basic. Week 1: Monday, June 13 – Saturday, June 18 Director: Aaron Punke P: 414.305.5026 E: firstname.lastname@example.org Week 2: Sunday, June 19 – Friday, June 24 Director: David Schlei P: 507.648.3335 E: email@example.com Register Now For more information visit www.campbasic.com Camp Bird for Lutherans - Registration is now open! Registrations are now being accepted for Camp Bird. Camp Bird for Lutherans is a Continued.
Luther Days Festival September 17, 2016 The Luther Days Festival is one of the most exciting events around for Confessional Lutherans. This one-of-a-kind event is for the entire family and brings Martin Luther and the Reformation to life by offering participants a uniquely interactive and distinctly Lutheran experience for all ages. The festival also embraces the heritage of the Lutheran Church and is an action-packed day with hands-on exploration into the reformation, our Lutheran faith, and the German heritage of the Continued.
Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary 2016 Symposium September 19-20, 2016 2016 Symposium on Hermeneutics Please join the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Alumni for their annual meeting in the chapel, at 11am on Monday prior to the start of Symposium. Schedule: Symposium sessions begin in the campus auditorium at 1:00 p.m. on Monday; two essays are presented. The evening affords an opportunity for fellowship. Tuesday’s sessions begin with worship at 8:00 a.m. after which the third essay is read. The symposium adjourns at 12:30 p.m. Continued.
Interactive Faith online Bible study Wednesdays, 6 or 8 p.m. CST September 21-October 26, 2016 The next six-week Interactive Faith online Bible study will begin Wed., Sept. 21, 2016. Rev. John Braun, Northwestern Publishing House, will lead the study twice each Wednesday at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. (central) through Oct. 26. Theme: “What does this mean? The continuing importance of Luther's Small Catechism" What is this study about? We will study the importance of Luther’s Small Catechism for our own Continued.
WELS NATIONAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE Sept. 22-23, 2016 The inaugural conference held in 2013 in Green Lake, WI was recognized by the Wisconsin Health and Physical Education organization (WHPE) as an award winning event. The conference received the WHPE Citation Award given annually “…in recognition of significant contributions made to the advancement of the profession through the fields of health, physical education, recreation, dance or related fields. “ The second WELS Physical Education Conference will be held on Thursday and Friday, September Continued.
SAVE THE DATE Organization of WELS Lutheran Seniors convention Oct. 11-13, 2016 Ramada Plaza Hotel and Convention center, Omaha, Neb. “Enlarging the Harvest.” “Enlarging the Harvest” is the theme drawing WELS / ELS seniors to the 2016 OWLS Convention on October 11-13 at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The keynote speakers will share inspiring messages about how the harvest is being enlarged through Home Missions (Pastor Keith Free, WELS Missions), through missions in Russia and Continued.
Marriage is a profound mystery. In Ephesians 5:32 Paul calls marriage literally, a “mega-mystery.” The word mystery seems to imply it can’t be solved but there is an answer and it’s entirely possible to know it. It’s entirely possible for you to know, feel and act on the secret to a great marriage. Download a printable brochure for the event. Registration deadline: Sept. 21, 2016
SAVE THE DATE Nurses of the WELS October 22, 2016 St. Peter's, Fond du Lac, Wis. "A Gathering of Professionals" MARK YOUR CALENDARS! A Gathering of Professionals will take place on October 22, 2016. Parish nurses and nurses in the parish alike are hitting the road to gather at St. Peter’s, Fond du Lac, Wis. Romans 12: 6-8, our scripture to guide us! Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Lundgren of WLCFS-Christian Family Solutions in Minnesota will speak on "Caregiving: Struggles & Strategies for Coping." Continued.
November 11 - 13, 2016 Hood River, Oregon Get away together… to unravel the mystery of marriage. Your marriage. Have you heard someone say, “Marriage shouldn’t be this hard.” Who says so? An aspiring pro baseball player would never say, “Hitting a fastball shouldn’t be so hard!” An aspiring novelist wouldn’t say, “It shouldn’t be so hard to create compelling characters.” So why is marriage so hard? Here’s God’s own answer, “Marriage is a profound mystery.” Marriage is a profound Continued.
Host: Grace Lutheran Church in Tucson, Vail, Sahuarita, and Benson, Arizona. Activities: The conference will include nearly a dozen speakers from some of the most experienced WELS multi-site churches and pastors. Their experience will be valuable for all participants – pastors, congregational leaders, and interested lay people – regardless of their level of multi-site church experience. View the online brochure Dowload the fact sheet Download the workshop descriptions Registration deadline: Oct. 25, 2016 [av_button label='Register now' link='manually,https://form.jotform.com/61305050509950' link_target='_blank' size='medium' position='left' icon_select='no' Continued.
SAVE THE DATE The Christian Leadership Experience Orlando, Florida January 6-8, 2017 Grow ⋅ Lead ⋅ Impact Event Sponsors: The Antioch Foundation, Grace in Action, Kingdom Workers, The Lutheran Home Association, Time of Grace and Truth in Love Ministry. The Christian Leadership Experience is a conference designed to provide the tools, information and encouragement we need to change the world one life one community or one special point on the globe at a time ... Regardless of church size, location or budget. Location: Continued.
Lutherland Tour 2017 March 24 - April 2, 2017 Hosted by: Rev. Ken Fisher Alumni and friends, parents and students are invited to travel to Germany to see all of the significant sites of the Lutheran Reformation on a ten-day tour. This trip will be in conjunction with the WLHS special traveling choir tour which will be on a separate bus and staying at separate hotels. Tour highlights include: Worms Heidelberg Augsburg Wartburg Castle Eisleben Wittenberg Berlin Cost: $3,795 per Continued.
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