New School Year,
New School Year,
New Changes

All teens navigate changes
with each school year, thankfully,
God never changes.

Christian Aid and Relief
Christian Aid and Relief
Humanitarian Aid

Learn how WELS Christian Aid and
Relief helps share the gospel
through humanitarian aid.

Coming in September
Coming in September
Interactive Faith

Mark your calendar!
“God’s Grace to Runaways –
The Book of Jonah” will begin
in September.

His Word

Today's Devotion

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Lutheran Girl Pioneers celebrate 60 years

Lutheran Girl Pioneers will be celebrating its 60th anniversary on October 17 and 18, 2014. The convention theme is "Following the Leader for 60 Years." The celebration will be held at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in La Crosse, Wis. - where it all began 60 years ago.

Women's head covering for the church service

I was recently discussing a woman's head covering during worship. At first I was adamately against it, but then my Christian friend had me read 1 Corinthians 11 which says: On Covering the Head in Worship 2 I praise you for remembering me in everything and for holding to the traditions just as I passed them on to you. . . . What is the WELS' viewpoint on this Bible passage?
In verse 16 the apostle Paul identifies the head coverings of the Christian women in Corinth as a “practice” or custom.  A local practice or custom is far different from a...

Vacation Bible School in Ivanivka

An update about St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ivanivka, Ukraine. Despite challenges throughout the region, ministry continues reaching out to God’s children.

July 20-26, 2014. Vacation Bible School was held at St. John Lutheran Church in Ivanivka (former name – Johannestahl). Up to 26 children were in attendance daily while studying the Small Catechism of Dr. Martin Luther. In addition to studies of the Lutheran doctrine, children also enjoyed music and  some sports. The VBS was held for the first time in the history of the congregation by Ukrainians...

July 2014 - Humanitarian Aid

One of the first steps in mission work is showing that we care. Demonstrating our love for others often opens the door to the gospel message. And in many places, the best way to show we care is to provide the basics that so many don't have: food, shelter, and water.