The Commission on Discipleship is actually the merger of Adult Discipleship and Youth and Family. Family ministry is a big emphasis of the Commission. Congregational encouragement, resources, and training will focus on these areas:
- Youth Retention
- Early Childhood Ministry
- Sunday School
- International Youth Rally
- Marriage Enrichment
- WELS Men & Women’s Ministry
- Small/Growth Group Ministries
- Interactive Faith Bible Studies
- Family Faith
- Member Integration
- Closing the Backdoor (member loss prevention)
- Elder training
Our WELS Commission on Discipleship provides resources, encouragement, and training to assist congregations as they seek to strengthen individuals and families in their connection to Christ and their ongoing walk of faith.
Visit the Congregational Services resource site for free tools and training resources available for all WELS congregations.
Rev. Keith Wessel, professor at Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., will lead the next Interactive Faith Bible study, which will be streamed online live each Wednesday, Sept. 9 through Oct. 7, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. CDT.
What We Do
Videos from the Commission Discipleship
WELS Discipleship provides resources for individuals and congregations nationwide. Consider supporting these ministries with your prayers and gifts.
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