• WELS National Hymnal Week

    National Hymnal Week is September 19-26 for both congregations and individuals.

    Learn more
  • Overwhelmed but not overcome

    God is in control of your life. How can you stay focused on this truth? By remaining in the Word.

  • Synod Convention 2021

    The 66th biennial synod convention was held July 26 – 28, 2021 at Luther Preparatory School in Watertown, Wis. Visit wels.net/2021synodconvention for convention news and to watch the entire recorded convention.

    wels.net/2021synodconventionWatch recording
  • A Silver Anniversary Campaign

    Campaign update: MLC broke ground on a new athletic facility, the Betty Kohn Fieldhouse, in April 2021. Visit mlc-wels.edu to learn more about the Equipping Christian Witnesses campaign.


Latest News

New home mission plans approved

The WELS Board for Home Missions met Sept. 16-17 and approved…
2021/09/21/by WELS

New mission opportunities in Europe

A new mission in London is one step closer to reality. After…
2021/09/21/by WELS

Call Report – September 20, 2021

The call report details when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS.
2021/09/20/by Sarah Proeber

Starting a mission church

The prospect of starting a new mission church, while certainly…
2021/09/16/by Mara Rugen

Humane Technology for Lutheran Worship

There are plenty of reasons to be interested in the upcoming…
2021/09/16/by WELS

Preach the Word – The Gospels: The Center of the Gospel

Preaching on the First or Second Reading with the Day’s Gospel…
2021/09/16/by WELS

Call Report – September 13, 2021

The call report details when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS.
2021/09/13/by Briana Lambrecht

Freedom: Purchased at a High Cost, Yet Freely Given

There is a slogan written on several billboards and clothing…
2021/09/13/by WELS

Member Assistance Program

Our Sunday morning Bible study was discussing how our church…
2021/09/13/by WELS

The Link Between an Identity in Christ and a Healthier Life

As coordinator of the Health and Wellness Support program for…
2021/09/13/by WELS

Equipped to Handle an Emergency

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…
2021/09/13/by WELS

Finding a way to gather

David works in a sausage factory in Finland. Ingvar delivers…
2021/09/09/by Mara Rugen

WELS Connection

WELS Connection – August 2021

Christian Worship: Hymnal is coming out this fall. But what exactly is a hymnal? A collection of the best hymns, old and new? A devotional book? A guide for worship? It’s all those things . . . and much more, as you’ll discover in this month’s WELS Connection


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