• The future of abortion

    Whether Roe v. Wade stays or goes, the lives of unborn babies will continue to matter to all the members of Christ’s church.


    Learn more about the ministries that your offerings supported in 2021!

    WELS Annual Report 2022
  • A quiet place

    When life is filled with noises everywhere, we need to find peace in our quiet place.

  • Confessions of faith

    A murderer and a troublemaker discover a persistent Savior.


Latest News

Parents Behind Bars

Parenting is a tough job! It looks easy from afar, but not so…
2022/01/26/by WELS

Save the date for Taste of Missions 2022!

Join your brothers and sisters in Christ from around the world…
2022/01/25/by Marissa Krogmann

Getting to Know the Hymnal Really Well

By Bryan Gerlach (Director, Commission on Worship)

It was…
2022/01/25/by WELS

Preach the Word – Preparing the Sermon

Preaching on the First or Second Reading with the Day’s Gospel…
2022/01/25/by WELS

Call Report – January 24, 2022

The call report details when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS.
2022/01/24/by Sarah Proeber

Open windows, open doors

One night, a few of us were playing board games with some new…
2022/01/19/by Mara Rugen

Conference of Presidents January 2022 meeting

The Conference of Presidents (COP) held its winter meeting on…
2022/01/18/by WELS

Increased school enrollments offer new opportunities for outreach

Enrollment in WELS schools is up 9.8 percent this school year…
2022/01/18/by WELS

God’s work among us and through us

“Your gifts, God’s blessings: An annual report to our members”…
2022/01/18/by WELS

Call Report – January 17, 2022

The call report details when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS.
2022/01/17/by Sarah Proeber

Evolving styles of ministry in Africa

Do you like looking at old photographs? Probably you do. And…
2022/01/13/by Mara Rugen

God’s answer to our troubles

Dear Friend,

Greetings and happy New Year in our Lord Jesus…
2022/01/12/by agoede

WELS Connection

WELS Connection – January 2022

The year 2021 brought new opportunities for WELS congregation and the synod at large. January’s WELS Connection looks back at the work of WELS Missions, Ministerial Education, and Congregational Services in 2021 and highlights what’s coming in 2022.


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