Matthew 9:37,38

"The harvest is plentiful, but the
workers are few. Ask the Lord of
the harvest, therefore, to send out
workers into his harvest field."

Ministerial Education

WELS Ministerial Education works to provide workers for the more than 1,200 churches and 750 schools in the synod. WELS provides this education through a system of four schools: two high-school-level preparatory schools, a college, and a seminary.

Ministerial Education resources for called workers and congregational leaders are available on Connect, WELS' Intranet.

What's New?

"My heart is full," said Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (WLS) president Paul Wendland after the first service in synodical history with choirs from all four ministerial education...

Pastor Partners is an initiative of Grow in Grace from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (WLS) that seeks to provide a system of support and encouragement for pastors from “seminary to sunset.”

WELS maintains four ministerial education schools:

Luther Preparatory School
Michigan Lutheran Seminary
Martin Luther College
Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary