WELS Synod Convention 2023
- Together Video Update – August 15, 2023
More than 400 WELS called workers and laymembers met at Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, Mich., July 31-Aug. 3, for the WELS 67th Biennial Synod […]
- Floor committees report to the convention
Three hundred forty-eight convention delegates met in 19 floor committees to consider the synod’s work. Floor committees studied reports from the […]
- Delegates approve balanced ministry financial plan
On Tuesday morning, Mr. Kyle Egan, WELS’ chief financial officer and treasurer, shared an overview of WELS financial results with synod convention […]
- Reaching one soul at a time
On Wednesday morning, Rev. Mark Gabb, chairman of the WELS Board for Home Missions, gave an update on the 100 missions in 10 years initiative, which […]
- Wednesday afternoon presentation overview
Delegates at the WELS 67th Biennial Synod Convention had the opportunity to learn about multiple ministries Wednesday afternoon. Following the […]
- Equipping congregations for ministry
On Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Jonathan Hein, coordinator, WELS Congregational Services, shared with the convention the vast and varied work of WELS […]
- For all, to all, by all
“The Word for all, to all, by all.” Presentations and new fellowship opportunities highlighted this WELS World Missions’ mantra during the 2023 […]
- Training future church workers
“Pray for more workers.” That was a repeated request during the WELS Ministerial Education report in Tuesday morning’s session. Rev. Paul […]
- Now is the time
Rev. Jonathan Hein, coordinator of WELS Congregational Services, offered convention delegates a picture of the current state of WELS and […]
- Hirsch presents convention essay
Embrace the Cross—Anticipate the Crown. This is the theme of the WELS 67th Biennial Synod Convention and the topic Rev. Philip Hirsch explored in […]
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