• Interactive Faith

    Learn about enriching your marriage in the next Interactive Faith online Bible study, each Wednesday in February.

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  • Heart to Heart

    Join the conversation of Christian parents discussing topics about raising Christian kids in today’s world.

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  • Your Gifts, God’s Blessings

    Find out how your gifts to WELS ministries impacts your synod’s gospel work.

    Find out how
  • Every Neighbor, Every Nation

    Discover what’s new in WELS Home and World Missions—how the synod is reaching out to souls around the corner and around the world.

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  • Our Great Heritage

    2017 will mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Learn about what that means.

    Learn more


WELS is a group of nearly 400,000 men, women, and children in nearly 1,300 congregations united by a common faith in Christ’s saving love.

Latest News

“A Return to Grace” Luther film premieres

Three congregations (two WELS and one Evangelical Lutheran Synod)…
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Seminary students learn about WELS ministry work

From Feb. 7-9, presenters from around North America and the world…
2017/02/21/by WELS

New Luther Film Gets Rave Reviews

On Feb. 15, almost 800 people attended the premiere of A Return…
2017/02/21/by WELS

Enriching marriage through online Bible study and getaway weekends

Throughout the month of February, hundreds of WELS members have…
2017/02/21/by WELS

Transfiguration – February 20, 2017


Transformed – teen devotion – February 19, 2017

How would you define “peace”? No one bugging you? No work or...

Church360° limited time offer

Now through the end of February, Concordia Technology Solutions is offering Church360° with no startup fee. Did you know that there are also training webinars available for Concordia Technology Solutions church management software?
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Historic merger leads to formation of present-day synod

The year 2017 is receiving much attention for being the 500th…
2017/02/15/by Briana Lambrecht

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany – February 13, 2017

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

Transformed – teen devotion – February 12, 2017

When was the last time you used the word meek? Unless you were singing “Oh Jesus, So Meek,...

Daily Devotions

Reformation 500

Find different ways you can celebrate Reformation 500.






Every Neighbor, Every Nation

Read WELS Missions articles from a special issue of Forward in Christ magazine called “Every Neighbor, Every Nation.”

Interactive Faith

Adult Discipleship offers LIVE online Bible studies for use by congregations, small groups, or individuals to serve as a mid-week Bible study.

Questions and Answers


View reader submitted questions answered by a WELS professor. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Submit your own question.


WELS Radio

Listen to WELS artists on WELS Radio.

WELS on Instagram


You can now follow WELS on Instagram! Find us @WELSLutherans.

Digital Display Graphics

Download now! Digital display graphics for your church’s digital display screen.


Moments with Missionaries – Outreach to young families

Home mission congregations use the Mornings with Mommy program to reach out to young families in their communities.

Learn more about WELS Mission work view additional Moments with Missionaries videos

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.

Contact Us

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.