As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, all WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations can submit comments.
According to the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, ministerial education schools, boards and committees, and subsidiaries may ask WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate qualified individuals for called positions and/or board positions. Current nomination alerts are listed below.
SYNODICAL COUNCIL – APPOINTED POSITIONS
As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, the Synodical Council of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS), invites WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate a qualified . . .
- layman to serve as a director of WELS Foundation, Inc. WELS Foundation is seeking to fill this current director role with someone who has legal experience in the area of estate planning and/or bank trust administration.
- layman to serve as a director of WELS Church Extension Fund, Inc.
WELS Foundation (layman)
WELS Foundation exists to help God’s people support gospel ministry through WELS. It serves WELS members and ministries by administering planned gifts for the benefit of national ministries, congregations, and other WELS-affiliated ministries. As a member of the board, a director acts in a position of trust for WELS Foundation, WELS, and charitable ministries affiliated with WELS. The board is responsible for the business and affairs of WELS Foundation.
WELS Church Extension Fund (layman)
The WELS Church Extension Fund helps the Synodical Council support the spreading of the gospel by providing loans and grants to mission status congregations for the purpose of obtaining land and facilities. When funding is available, WELS CEF will also make loans to WELS congregations that are self-supporting for land acquisition, facility expansion, and renovation. WELS CEF raises funds to perform these activities through investments from members, congregations, and WELS-affiliated agencies.
All nominations must be received by April 15, 2020.
There are no current nomination lists.
You will need to fill out a new form for each position for which you are requesting nominations.