WELS Together Newsletter



WELS Together Newsletter

This bi-weekly e-newsletter features a message from the president and the latest news and developments from the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Visit the Together Archive for additional issues. Visit the Subscription Page to receive Together via email.
» Conference of Presidents January 2022 meeting
The Conference of Presidents (COP) held its winter meeting on Jan. 3-6. The following items were discussed or decided: Representatives from the Conference of Presidents will meet with the Board […]
» Increased school enrollments offer new opportunities for outreach
Enrollment in WELS schools is up 9.8 percent this school year (8 percent for Lutheran elementary schools alone), according to the recently released 2021–22 school statistics, with 26,586 students in […]
» God’s work among us and through us
“Your gifts, God’s blessings: An annual report to our members” is now available online. The report includes photos of Christian brothers and sisters around the world, stories of faith, and […]
» A special 2021 Christmas message

» WELS Christian Aid and Relief responds to South Central tornadoes
On Dec. 10, tornadoes caused devastation across the South Central part of the United States. Rev. Daniel Sims, director of WELS Christian Aid and Relief, reports: “At this time, we […]
» Introducing the new hymnal
About 45 percent of WELS congregations have ordered Christian Worship: Hymnal and accompanying resources since its release in September. Most materials are now available and are being shipped to congregations […]
» Bible study on the divine call available
People have always had questions about the divine call and the process we use to call people into the public ministry. With the high number of vacancies and with many […]
» New synod in Latin America forms
In October, representatives from WELS and WELS’ sister churches throughout Latin America met in Medellín, Colombia, to form a new synod: Iglesia Cristo WELS Internacional. Founding members come from churches […]
» Synodical Council fall 2021 meeting
The following items were discussed or decided at November’s meeting of the Synodical Council (SC): Reports from WELS Church Extension Fund, WELS Investment Funds, and WELS Foundation indicated strong and […]
» Making a sad day a day of joyful celebration
Divine Peace Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, Wis., was started as a mission of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod in 1957. The neighborhood on S. 76th Street was a new and […]
Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. ~ LUKE 12:32