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.
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.
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 Registration closed.
Reformation Rally October 30, 2016 Come and join us! The Chicago Conference will host a Reformation Rally on October 30, 2016. Location: St. Andrew Lutheran Church on the south side of Chicago. Preacher: Rev. Mark Jeske of St. Marcus Lutheran Church in Milwaukee--and host of Time of Grace TV program--will serve as the guest preacher. A fellowship meal will follow the service of Word and Sacrament. More information on the rally can be found at www.chicagoreformationrally.com.
Western Lakes Conference Reformation Festival Celebration Sunday, October 30, 2016 Come celebrate a joint Reformation Festival on Sunday, October 30 at Carroll University's, Shattuck Chapel in Waukesha, Wisconsin! 2:30 p.m. - A festival choral and instrumental recital, featuring: Canticum Novuum, directed by Jon Laabs Soli Deo Gloria Brass Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Patricia Backhaus 3 p.m. - An alternate to the recital will be a presentation: on religious art by Prof. Paul Burmeister (WLC) 4 p.m. - Festival Service of Word Continued.
500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation Faith, Antioch, Ill. October 30, 2016 In leading up to a worldwide celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation in October of 2017 every pastoral conference of the WELS has been encouraged to hold a special conference reformation worship service. DETAILS: Date: Oct 30 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Faith, Antioch, IL Preacher: Seminary Professor Steven Geiger WELS members from the congregations of our region are welcome to this celebration at Faith Lutheran Continued.
Milwaukee Metro Conference Reformation Service October 30, 2016 Anticipating the 2017 celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, the congregations of the Milwaukee Metro Conference invite you to a Reformation Festival Service. This festival service will feature an uplifting message from God’s Word accompanied by special choral and instrumental music. A joint potluck will follow the service. Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016 Location: St. John's Lutheran Church, 7809 Harwood Ave., Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Festival Worship: 3:30 - 6 p.m. Participants: Choirs, 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.
WELS Day at the Bucks December 3, 2016 Saturday at 4 pm Milwaukee Bucks vs. Brooklyn Nets Join other WELS churches from around the area for an afternoon filled with fellowship and fun at the BMO Harris Bradley Center! WELS members and friends are invited to arrive early and watch the pregame warm-ups. Following the game, children will have the opportunity to shoot a free throw on the court! TICKET INFORMATION Lower Level Corner: $50 Upper Level Side Court: $35 Continued.
Christmas at the Seminary December 11, 2016 3 and 7 p.m. Join the Seminary Chorus on December 11 at 3 and 7 p.m. for their annual concert, “Christmas at the Seminary.” Over 50 voices will share the story of Jesus’ birth in songs, carols, and hymns. They will be accompanied by multiple instrumentalists. The 3 p.m. (central) service will be streamed at http://livestream.com/WLSLive. Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary is located at 11831 N Seminary Dr, Mequon WI 53092. This concert will be 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.
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