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February 2014 - Early Childhood Learning Center opens

Imagine a world where unchurched people flock to our congregations to learn about Jesus. That actually happens every day at the nearly 400 early childhood ministries across our synod. The opportunities are so vast that Martin Luther College has been working overtime to prepare the highly-trained teachers who will specialize in early childhood ministry at congregations like yours.

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January 2015 - Year in review
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WELS Connection stories represent what we do together as a synod with the Congregation Mission offerings you give to us. We highlight the faithful work being done in more than 1300 congregations and mission stations, where Christ’s love is freely proclaimed to precious souls. 2014 was a year of many blessings in WELS.

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February 2015 WELS Connection Extra
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Rev. Jeremy Mattek discusses his experience as one of the first Kids Connection hosts.

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What about your future?
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Luther Preparatory School students share what they love about the school.

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What’s school like for you?
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Luther Preparatory School students share what they love about the school.

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What type of encouragement did you receive?
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Luther Preparatory School students share what they love about the school.

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January 2015 - Year in review
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WELS Connection stories represent what we do together as a synod with the Congregation Mission offerings you give to us. We highlight the faithful work being done in more than 1300 congregations and mission stations, where Christ’s love is freely proclaimed to precious souls. 2014 was a year of many blessings in WELS.

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November 2014 - New Home Mission Start
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New WELS congregations begin with people like you... who see an opportunity. Those needs are communicated to the district mission boards, and our synod. If approved, a new home mission takes flight. 

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October 2014 - Ministry of Christian Giving
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One thing that marks us as Christians is that we think long-term. That is, we've considered our eternal future, and we know it's secure in Jesus. But when it comes to our time on this earth, the path forward doesn't always seem so clear. Is your retirement secure? Who'll take care of the children if you're not around?

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September 2014 -150 anniversary of Luther Prep
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The year was 1864. Civil War fighting was at its peak, as Lincoln pressed to preserve the Union. At about the same time, WELS president Johannes Bading saw a need to preserve another institution: WELS. He realized that a key to our synod's future was to establish schools for training pastors and teachers.

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August 2014 - Humanitarian Aid
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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.