One in Christ, Moving forward in Ministry is an adopted ministry financial plan that will use the gifts God makes available to continue sharing the gospel in mission fields and preparing workers to go into those fields with the Gospel of Jesus.
WELS 63rd Biennial Synod Convention Recap and Preview to New WELS movie; My Son, My Savior. 400 Delegates met in Saginaw, Mich. for convention to celebrate God’s blessings on our ministry and to set in motion our church body’s plans for the future. Those attending saw a movie trailer for the synod’s new evangelism film My Son, My Savior. Designed for use in the Advent season, the film includes a Bible study and promotional materials.
Mr. Stephen Gurgel presents “The War to End All Germans.” Explore how undercover federal agents visited WELS churches on a search for treason during World War I. During his work for his master's thesis in history, Stephen Gurgel extensively searched through old government documents and told their stories—stories of deceit, arrests, undercover missions, and government searches of churches and homes. The response of our synod ranges from sad to humorous to inspiring.