• 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.

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  • Finding true peace through Psalm 23

    A woman suffering from cancer shares what Psalm 23 means to her.

  • 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

Call Report – August 2, 2021

The call report details when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS.
2021/08/02/by Briana Lambrecht

What to do when they’re knocking at your door

Nearly every day, somewhere in the world, a pastor from another…
2021/07/29/by Mara Rugen

Delegates work together at hybrid convention

Three hundred thirty voting delegates attended WELS’ 66th biennial…
2021/07/28/by WELS

Working with congregations for ministry

WELS Congregational Services addressed convention delegates this…
2021/07/28/by WELS

World Missions shares updates and blessings

WELS World Missions has been able to continue the Christian’s…
2021/07/28/by WELS

New WELS hymnal presented

“I present to our church body Christian Worship: Hymnal for…
2021/07/28/by WELS

Delegates endorse new retirement plan for synod workers

Mr. Joshua Peterman, director of WELS Benefit Plans, presented…
2021/07/28/by WELS

New Home Missions goal set for 2023–2033

On Wednesday morning, delegates approved an ambitious new Home…
2021/07/28/by WELS

Serving the hurting with ministry of compassion

On Wednesday morning, WELS Christian Aid and Relief Director…
2021/07/28/by WELS

Preparing and supporting future called workers

Rev. Paul Prange, Rev. Duane Rodewald, and Rev. Richard Gurgel…
2021/07/28/by WELS

Special guests offer greetings

Presidents of two U.S.-based Lutheran church bodies addressed…
2021/07/28/by WELS

Standing for the gospel

On Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Earle Treptow, president of Wisconsin…
2021/07/27/by WELS

WELS Connection

WELS Connection – July 2021

This month, learn about the simple, low-tech evangelism program at St. Mark, Leesburg, Fla.—members invite their friends and neighbors and the pastor takes time to personally connect and share the Word with them.


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