2021 Lutheran Convention for Seniors
October 19-22, 2021
We Will Tell the Next Generation the Praiseworthy Deeds of the Lord
Where: Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN
Pandemic precautions led to the cancellation of the 2020 Convention for Seniors. We were able to reschedule our convention plans for 2021. For the safety of all, COVID-19 vaccinations are recommended. Masks may be required on the MLC campus—exact requirements are not known at this time.
With the theme “We Will Tell the Next Generation the Praiseworthy Deeds of the Lord,” this year’s convention will give seniors insight into passing the faith to the next generation. Among the topics, speakers, and workshops are:
- Lessons from the Immigrant Generation
- Silencing the Skeptics: Martin Luther College at 25
- What Christians need to Know about Evolution
- 6 Minute Novels: Using Short Films to Generate Christian Conversations
- Music and the Arts at MLC
- WELS Early Childhood Ministries
- The WELS New Worship Project
- WELS Q & A: A Helpful Resource for Individuals and Groups
Early arrivals at the convention can enjoy tours of MLC or historic New Ulm.
The convention is open to any WLS and ELS member who is 55 or over, retired or not, whether a member of OWLS or not. It’s an excellent chance for members of local senior ministries to get a larger perspective on ministry by seniors and for seniors. With plenty of time to make new friends and connect with friends from the past, the New Ulm convention promises to be a relaxing and enjoyable opportunity for seniors.