The Annual Report highlights the work we did together as a synod. The information is organized based on our various callings, and includes a synopsis of developments in each area of ministry and a brief summary of our current financial situation.
View and download the annual report
BOOK OF REPORTS AND MEMORIALS
The Book of Reports and Memorials, the primary source of information for the synod convention, reports the last two years of WELS ministry activity and presents the ministry plan for the next two years.
REPORT TO THE TWELVE DISTRICTS
The Report to the Twelve Districts, put out in even years, reports the work of the synod to the districts for their conventions.
2022 Report to the Twelve Districts
2020 Report to the Twelve Districts
Proceedings is the official record of decisions and activities at the synod convention.
An updated listing of WELS called workers is available in a searchable database. For a complete listing of called workers, congregations, and other WELS ministries, an annual year book is available from Northwestern Publishing House.
The WELS Constitution establishes the corporate structure and explores the roles of the governing bodies, officers, administrators, and areas of ministry of the synod.
The Call Reports detail when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS.
Alerts are sent to gather names for positions at the synod building, ministerial education schools, or on boards or commissions.