• WLS Commencement 2023

    Join us May 24-26, 2023, as we celebrate the call day services and assignment services of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. Live stream available for all of the special events.

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  • The view from above

    The ascensions of both Elijah and Jesus offer encouragement to us who remain below.

  • Taste of Missions 2023

    Join us for Taste of Missions on Saturday, June 10, 2023. This family-friendly event, held at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, Wis., and online, will give all WELS members a “taste of missions,” no matter where you might be around the world.

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  • Please Explain

    What is the Holy Spirit’s role in the life of a Christian?


Latest News

100 missions, 75 enhancements, 10 years

Dear Friend,

Who would have thought?

Just a few short years…
2023/05/26/by agoede

God works through the big and the small

Big is good, but…bigger is not necessarily better.

2023/05/25/by Meredith Liermann

European retreats restored . . . and restoring

Retreats for WELS service men and women (and civilians) are a…
2023/05/24/by WELS

Together Video Update – May 23, 2023

Rev. Dan Sims, director of WELS Christian Aid and Relief,…
2023/05/23/by WELS

Call Report – May 22, 2023

The call report details when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS.
2023/05/22/by Sarah Proeber

What goes around, comes around

As a WELS pastor, I have been blessed with three overseas calls.…
2023/05/18/by Meredith Liermann

Assignment of teachers and staff ministers at Martin Luther College

Last week, the synod’s Assignment Committee met at Martin Luther…
2023/05/16/by WELS

2023 humanitarian aid grants announced

At its May 1, 2023, meeting, WELS Christian Aid and Relief approved…
2023/05/16/by WELS

2023 Book of Reports and Memorials available online

The 2023 Book of Reports and Memorials is now available online.…
2023/05/16/by WELS

Celebration of ministry retreats held

In April, Grow in Grace, the institute for continuing education…
2023/05/16/by WELS

Call Report – May 15, 2023

The call report details when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS.
2023/05/15/by Sarah Proeber


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WELS Connection – April 2023

Travel to Kenya, Africa, this month to learn more about how WELS partners with confessional Lutheran church bodies to carry the message of Jesus as far as possible. 

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