• MLC Commencement 2024

    Rejoice as we celebrate the culminating event of the academic year at Martin Luther College. The commencement concert is held on Friday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. The commencement service begins Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. followed by the call service at 2:30 p.m.

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  • Free in Christ: Youth confirmation practices

    “We will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the LORD” (Psalm 78:4). Read how congregations are helping equip young adults for lives of faith and love.

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  • Youth Rally Store

    Shop the Youth Rally Store and gear up for the 2024 WELS International Youth Rally this summer! Orders ship directly to you. Free pickup in Waukesha, Wis., available.

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  • Sing a New Song to the Lord

    Join hundreds of pastors, teachers, musicians, and lay people who love worship and want to encourage worship enrichment in their congregations. The WELS National Conference on Worship, Music, and the Arts takes place July 30-August 2 at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wis.

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  • WELS Women’s Ministry Conference

    Join hundreds of women and be emboldened and empowered by the Holy Spirit to spread the message of Jesus. Presentations will emphasize growing in faith despite fierce cultural adversity.

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Call Report – April 29, 2024

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