• Free in Christ: Community outreach

    “Let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth” (1 John 3:18). See how congregations reach out with Christ’s love in their communities.

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    A pastor with brain cancer finds true strength

  • 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. Registration is now open.

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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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Latest News

A growing faith leads to a growing group for TELL student

On a recent trip to Africa, Joel Hoff, TELL Missionary to Africa…
2024/04/18/by Meredith Liermann

COP April 2024 meeting summary

The WELS Conference of Presidents (COP) met in April for its…
2024/04/16/by WELS

Gospel Hands helps for worship

A new website called Gospel Hands is now available from WELS…
2024/04/16/by WELS

A ministry partnership in Europe

How can WELS best reach and serve all its members across Europe?…
2024/04/16/by WELS

Ministry retreats offer opportunities for growth

About 160 pastors and wives met in San Antonio, Texas, April…
2024/04/16/by WELS

CAMM March 2024 Newsletter

Almost three years ago, Pastor Mark Anariko Onunda from Lutheran…
2024/04/16/by Meredith Liermann

Call Report – April 15, 2024

The call report details when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS.
2024/04/15/by Sarah Proeber

Planned giving program bears fruit

Pictured above: Members of St. Peter participate in an Everyone…
2024/04/12/by Ann Jahns

Starting a congregational planned giving program

Christians seeking to honor the Lord with their offerings will…
2024/04/12/by Ann Jahns

Investment options for congregations

Congregations receiving larger gifts from members have long-term…
2024/04/12/by Ann Jahns

Rate increase good news for donors

The charitable gift annuity is a favorite planned giving tool…
2024/04/12/by Ann Jahns

Increased maximums for qualified charitable distributions

The maximum amount of qualified charitable distribu­tions (QCDs)…
2024/04/12/by Ann Jahns

Donate appreciated assets instead of cash

When donating we typically first think of giving cash (online…
2024/04/12/by Ann Jahns

Small in number, mighty in love

Crosspoint Church  in Georgetown, Tex., has been putting on…
2024/04/11/by Meredith Liermann

Together Video Update – April 9, 2024

The Central Africa Medical Mission (CAMM) held its first…
2024/04/09/by WELS


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