140th Church Anniversary – Resurrection, Toledo, Ohio

Resurrection Lutheran Church - Maumee, OH 2250 S Holland Sylvania Rd, Maumee, OH

March 26, 2023 We're celebrating 140+ years of Wisconsin Synod ministry in the Toledo area! Church Anniversaries Sunday at Resurrection Lutheran Church (2250 S. Holland Sylvania Rd - Maumee OH) with a 10:15 AM (Eastern time) worship service, Rev. Wayne Laitinen to preach. A meal & celebration will follow. Livestream at bit.ly/relcyoutube All are invited! Continue Reading...

100th Church Anniversary – Grace, Burke, S.D.

Grace Lutheran Church - Burke, SD 618 Franklin St, Burke, SD

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church 100th Anniversary May 7, 2023 Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Burke, S.D. will celebrate 100 years of God's grace on May 7, 2023 with a 10:00 a.m. worship service and a catered meal to follow. There will also be a festival service at 2:30 p.m. with fellowship to follow. Please RSVP Continue Reading...

50th Church Anniversary – Gloria Dei, Memphis, Tenn.

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church-Memphis 5415 Raleigh Lagrange Rd, Memphis, TN

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 50th Anniversary May 7, 2023 Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Memphis, Tennessee will celebrate its 50th anniversary on May 7, 2023. Worship begins at 10:15 a.m. with a catered meal to follow. Please RSVP to 901-382-0977  by April 24th. May the Lord continue to bless the ministry of Gloria Dei! 

Mission Festival – Seward, NE

Grace Lutheran Church - Seward, NE 746 Pinewood Ave, Seward

Presenter: Rev. Joel Prange Service time: 8:45 AM

Mission Festival – West Fargo, ND

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church - West Fargo, ND 121 Sheyenne St, West Fargo

Presenter: Rev. Joel Prange Service time: 10:00 AM Presentation: 9:00 AM

Mission Festival – Saint Paul Park, MN

St Andrew's Lutheran Church - Saint Paul Park, MN 1000 Portland Ave, Saint Paul Park

Presenter: Rev. Mark Birkholz Service time: 9:00 AM Presentation: 10:30 AM

50th Church Anniversary – Salem, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Salem Lutheran School- Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO

Salem Lutheran Church 50th Anniversary May 21, 2023 Salem Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs, Colo. will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Sunday, May 21, at 9:00 a.m. and on Sunday, October 15, at 9:00 a.m. Fellowship and a meal will follow each service. For more information, contact Rev. James Seiltz at seiltzjv@gmail.com.

WELS MK retreat

The WELS board for world missions would like to invite all current and previous missionary kids to the annual MK retreat from June 1, 2023- June 4, 2023. Whether you served on a mission field 40 years ago or 4 years ago you are encouraged to attend! Find more details on our webpage at welsmkretreat.com. Continue Reading...


50th Church Anniversary – St. John’s, Newark, Del.

St. John's Lutheran Church- Newark 135 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church 50th Anniversary July 9, 2023 St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Newark, Delaware officially turns 50 years old on December 3, 2022. This blessed event will be celebrated on July 9, 2023 from 10:30am to 3:00pm with worship, fellowship, and memories from 50 years of service to the Philadelphia-Wilmington, DE Continue Reading...

Mission Festival – Milwaukee, WI

Centennial Lutheran Church - Milwaukee, WI 3558 S 24th St, Milwaukee, WI

Presenter: Rev. David Bivens Service time: 10:00 AM Presentation: 9:00 AM

Mission Festival – Ixonia, WI

St Mark Lutheran Church - Ixonia, WI W3328 County Road O, Ixonia, WI

Presenter: Rev. Paul Prange Service times: 6:30 PM on Thursday and 8:30 AM on Sunday Presentation: 8:00 AM

Mission Festival – Ixonia, WI

St John Lutheran Church - Ixonia, WI W1204 Rockvale Rd, Ixonia, WI

Presenter: Rev. Paul Prange Service times: 6:30 PM on Saturday and 10:00 AM on Sunday Presentation: 11:00 AM

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