WELS Home Missions plants new churches and assists mission-minded congregations in the United States, Canada, and English-speaking West Indies. Home Missions currently supports 123 congregations with financial subsidy or district mission board/mission counselor assistance, with 25 of those being cross-cultural mission congregations. Home Missions also provides 28 campus ministries with financial support, while assisting hundreds of other congregations that serve college students around the United States and Canada.
WELS Campus Ministry seeks to help WELS college students grow in their faith so that they can reach out to other college students with the gospel. WELS currently supports more than 550 campus ministries across the United States and Canada. Pastors in these ministries serve students in a variety of ways including Bible studies, activities, and sharing Christian resources and materials. Campus Ministry also supports full- and part-time campus pastors and aids WELS congregations as they reach out to college students in their area.
WELS World Missions conducts gospel outreach in 40 foreign countries and is exploring outreach opportunities in 14 prospective new mission fields. World Missions brings the light of God’s Word to the world through evangelism efforts, church planting, training national workers for ministry, and providing religious materials in foreign languages through Multi-Language Publications (MLP).