Together e-Newsletter – September 1, 2015


Progress in doctrinal discussions

On Aug. 21, 2015, representatives of the Church of the Lutheran Confession (CLC), the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS), and the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) met in Mankato, Minn., for their third round of doctrinal discussions. It is a joy to report that the nine participants agreed to a revision of the 1990 document entitled Continued.


Interactive Faith examines Elisha

The next Interactive Faith online Bible study will begin Wed., Sept. 9, 2015. Rev. Keith Wessel, professor at Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., will lead the study twice each Wednesday at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. (central) through Oct. 7. Wessel will be leading participants through a study on Elisha. This is his second Continued.


Supporting WELS college students

WELS campus ministries across the United States and Canada are now welcoming back returning students and contacting new students. The mission of these campus ministries is to help WELS college students grow in their faith so that they can reach out to other college students with the gospel. “Campus ministry is such an important time Continued.


Pastors invited to WLS symposium

All WELS and ELS pastors are invited to Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary’s annual symposium, which will be held Sept. 21-22 in Mequon, Wis.. This year’s focus is on the “Pastor as Teacher.” Knowing that a pastor teaches in many venues and among many people, three presenters will help identify the challenges pastors face in a society Continued.

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