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November 2010 - Christian giving

November is the month we think about Thanksgiving—not just a holiday, but a way of life. Watch the story of Martin Karst, a barber from Topeka, Kansas, who counts the blessings God has given him—and he expresses his thankfulness with his gifts.  

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August 2013 - World Missions overview

The Bible tells us to proclaim the gospel to every nation, tribe, language and people. Sharing our faith isn’t always easy, but it’s our Great Commission . . . a commission that you’re involved in as part of our synod . . . supporting missions in the U.S. and in more than 20 foreign countries.

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100 years with Forward in Christ

In 2014 Forward in Christ will be celebrating its 100th anniversary. Learn what’s changed—and what’s stayed the same—and hear from readers about what they appreciate about this publication.

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Your Piece of the Autism Puzzle

An interview with Pastor Tom Gumm.

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WELS Church Extension Fund

Your investment with WELS Church Extension Fund plants the seed to help mission congregations take root in their communities.

Learn how WELS Church Extension Fund (CEF) helps members and congregations.

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Convention Update, Thur Afternoon, August 1

This video is about WELS 62nd Biennial Synod Convention update, Thursday afternoon, 8/1/2013.

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December 2011 - Year in review

2011 is nearly behind us. It’s been an eventful year . . . with natural disasters and political controversies. Despite the turmoil, God’s grace to us as individual Christians, and his blessings to us as a church body remain constant. Our synod president, Rev. Mark Schroeder, reviews those blessings this past year—and how God is using WELS for his purposes through your support.

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November 2011 - Walking Together

Jesus’ final instructions to us as Christians were to go and make disciples of all nations. It’s a mission we as a synod walk together to accomplish. As the opportunities for outreach expand around the globe—so too does the need for workers willing to go. Our ministry training schools are stepping up to meet the need.

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October 2011 - Ukraine

This past June, representatives from 33 countries met in Minnesota for the triennial convention of the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference—or CELC. As an international fellowship of confessional Lutheran churches, the CELC is a reminder that there are Christians all over the world walking together with us in WELS—in places like Ukraine.

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September 2011 – Biennial WELS Synod Convention

This past July, more than 400 called workers and laymen from around the country gathered in convention to chart the course for our synod for the next two years. Among the many developments, they set a direction to resume a careful expansion of our mission fields both home and abroad.

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August 2011 - Early childhood ministries

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.