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: email@example.com Week 2: Sunday, June 19 – Friday, June 24 Director: David Schlei P: 507.648.3335 E: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
WELS Day at Ford Field October 16, 2016 Sunday at 1 pm Los Angeles Rams vs. Detroit Lions Join other WELS churches from around the area for a fun day filled with fellowship and football at Ford Field! LOCATION Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan TICKET INFORMATION $43 per ticket Free Lions Hat included! For more information or to purchase tickets; Contact Lucas Schroeder, 313-262-2164. EVENT RESOURCES: Downloadable Promotional Poster
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.
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.
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.
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.
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