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Luis Acosta interview

Luis Acosta talks about multi-cultural ministry in WELS.

Length: 0:09:56
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August 2011 - Early childhood ministries
0:05:39

Our synod reached a significant milestone this past school year. For the first time, more than 10-thousand children were enrolled in our congregations’ preschools and day cares. The challenge now is to connect their families to the Word through the nearly 400 congregations operating these ministries. Individual churches, and the synod as a whole, are taking steps to do just that.

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July 2011- Martin Luther College missions volunteers
0:06:44

Going door-to-door is a vital part of the outreach strategy of many congregations—especially when you’re a new mission looking to establish yourself in the community. For years, our ministerial education schools have partnered with our home missions and the volunteer organization WELS Kingdom Workers to get the work done. It’s work that pays eternal dividends.

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June 2011- Central Africa Medical Mission
0:06:35

Building bridges to the gospel is a phrase often used to describe our synod’s mission work around the world. Much like Jesus used a woman’s need for water to start a discussion about spiritual matters—so we often use medical care and other humanitarian aid to open the door for outreach.

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May 2011- Church Extension Fund
0:04:59

A look at how Home Missions partners with Church Extension Fund to build worship facilities for mission congregations.

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April 2011 - Worship conference
0:06:39
This July, more than a thousand will gather in Minnesota for the National Conference on Worship, Music, and the Arts. One of this year’s themes is passing the baton of sacred music from one generation to the next. Two attendees are examples of what that theme is all about.