One in Christ – Synod Convention 2015

The 63rd biennial WELS synod convention was held at Michigan Lutheran Seminary (MLS) in Saginaw, Mich., July 27-30, 2015. The theme is “One in Christ.” The synod’s first vice president, Rev. James Huebner, will present an essay on the theme.

During the convention, called workers and lay members will hear presentations, discuss issues, and make decisions related to the synod’s work, including setting a ministry plan (budget) for the next biennium. Two offices to be filled by election are the synod president and second vice president, positions currently held by Rev. Mark Schroeder and Rev. Joel Voss, respectively. Both are eligible for re-election to another four-year term.


Download a printable PDF of all the news from the 2015 synod convention. Note: it’s designed to print double-sided on 11×17 paper.


View the most updated agenda for each day of the 2015 Synod Convention.


View the election results of the 2015 Synod Convention.


View the resolutions presented at the 2015 Synod Convention and see if they were adopted or defeated.

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