Our fellow Lutheran Christians in Canada are joined together in what is known as WELS-Canada. There are 12 congregations in four provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec. Five of these congregations are WELS home mission congregations receiving subsidy. WELS-Canada is also one of the fourteen District Mission Boards (DMBs) organized under the WELS Board for Home Missions.

Congregations include:
  • Mountain View, Calgary, Alberta
  • St. Paul, Calgary, Alberta
  • Mighty Fortress, Red Deer, Alberta (home mission congregation)
  • St. Peter, Saint Albert, Alberta
  • St. John, Wetaskiwin, Alberta (home mission congregation)
  • Saviour of the Nation, Vancouver, British Columbia (home mission congregation)
  • Cross of Life, Mississauga, Ontario (home mission congregation)
  • Divine Word, Nepean, Ontario
  • Abiding Word, Orleans, Ontario
  • Hope, Toronto, Ontario (home mission congregation)
  • St. Paul, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Our Shepherd, Val-Des-Monts, Quebec

For church directions, worship times, and Web sites, visit the WELS locator.


Browse through and share pictures of Canada, taken by WELS missionaries and national workers.