• WELS National Conference on Lutheran Leadership

    Registration is now open for the conference taking place at the Hilton, Chicago, on January 16 – 18, 2023.

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  • Getting to know the new district presidents

    Get to know Daniel Leyrer, the new Southeastern Wisconsin District president.


    Read more stories about the “Faces of Faith” being reached with the gospel through WELS Home, World, and Joint Missions at wels.net/facesoffaith.

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  • How do we discuss death with our children?

    Sin and death are not easy topics, but how blessed Christian parents are to share: “Because I live, you also will live” (John 14:19).


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WELS Connection – July 2022

Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., is dedicated to minimizing the college debt of its students so they can focus on lives of service. Learn how we can all be part of helping our next generation of called workers in this way in this month’s WELS Connection.

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