• Graduation and Call Days

    Martin Luther College and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary will be livestreaming their commencement and call services. Learn how you can watch.

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  • Confessions of Faith

    An immigrant discovers a church where he feels at home. 

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  • Grace—Hmong Outreach in Vietnam

    God’s grace has opened doors to an unprecedented mission opportunity in communist Vietnam.

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  • For the generations to come

    Learn how WELS Congregational Services is helping churches so that they can proclaim the gospel for generations to come.

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WHO WE ARE

WELS is a group of nearly 360,000 men, women, and children in nearly 1,300 congregations united by a common faith in Christ’s saving love.

Latest News

Assignments at Martin Luther College and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary

Last week the synod’s Assignment Committee met in New Ulm,…
2019/05/21/by WELS

Home Missions approves new projects

The Executive Committee of WELS Board for Home Missions met on…
2019/05/21/by WELS

Serving the military personnel of WELS

Through WELS Military Services, numerous resources are available…
2019/05/21/by WELS

Sixth Sunday of Easter

The Risen One promises us unique peace...

Transformed – teen devotion – May 19, 2019

In the 2007 movie "Stomp the Yard,"...

Pastor Long

Pastor Long is one of 60 Hmong Fellowship Church (HFC) leaders…
2019/05/16/by Marissa Krogmann

From Devastation to Celebration

April 25 was the 4-year anniversary of the worst earthquake in…
2019/05/16/by Marissa Krogmann

Fifth Sunday of Easter

The Risen One inspires us...

Transformed – teen devotion – May 12, 2019

Take a step back in time...

Wisdom from Wittenberg – Part 1

Wisdom from Wittenberg - Part 1
Martin Luther’s Pastoral and…
2019/05/09/by WELS

Preach The Word – Not without Testimony

Apologetics in Preaching
Not without Testimony
We are not left…
2019/05/09/by WELS

Pastor Tong Poa

Pastor Poa is one of 60 Hmong Fellowship Church (HFC) leaders…
2019/05/09/by Marissa Krogmann

Where we are. Who we are.

The blank look. The slight frown. The searching, mystified expression.…
2019/05/09/by Marissa Krogmann

Moving forward with the Vietnam opportunity

WELS members have responded overwhelmingly to the opportunity…
2019/05/07/by WELS

2019 Book of Reports and Memorials available online

The 2019 Book of Reports and Memorials is now available online.…
2019/05/07/by WELS

Taste and learn how the Word is spread

WELS Missions will be hosting its first ever “Taste of Missions”…
2019/05/07/by WELS

Pastors mark ministry milestones at retreat

Another successful year of retreats is complete. From April 24–26,…
2019/05/07/by WELS

Fourth Sunday of Easter

The Risen One shepherds us...

Daily Devotions

Grace—Hmong Outreach in Vietnam

God’s grace has opened doors to an unprecedented mission opportunity in communist Vietnam. Learn more.

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April 2019 WELS Connection: Unique Home Missions

WELS Home Missions serves different needs in different communities across the country. Through cooperation among individuals and organizations, the gospel can touch people in amazing and unexpected ways.

Upcoming Events

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WELS Camps

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019
Jun 25

WELS Education, Technology and Leadership Summit

June 25 - June 27
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WELS Locator

Looking for a WELS church or school near you? Search by specific types of churches, schools, early childhood education (pre-k), or specific WELS organizations. Search the WELS Locator.

Forward in Christ

Forward in Christ is the official magazine of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Printed monthly, this magazine addresses many important issues facing Christians today.

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Do you have a question about the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod? Basic information about our church body such as leadership, history, reports, and numbers can be found at About WELS.

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