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Together: A bi-weekly and breaking e-newsletter from WELS

Together

In the summer of 2007, the Wisconsin Synod elected a new president.  Rev. Mark Schroeder made it one of his goals to better communicate with the people of the Synod in a timely fashion.  And so we are pleased to introduce to you "Together," a bi-weekly e-newsletter assembled by President Schroeder.  You can go here to find the full newsletter, subscribe to receive it in your email, or look at past issues.

Below is just a sampling of what you'll read about in the most recent edition
WELS Together Newsletter:
» Rev. Jon Hein accepts call
Rev. Jon Hein recently announced that he has accepted the divine call to serve full time as the director of the Commission on Congregational Counseling (CCC). Hein will be relocating to the Milwaukee area later this summer and will be based at the WELS Center for Mission and Ministry in Waukesha, Wis. Hein has served Continued.
» Worship conference celebrates Lutheran worship
The WELS Commission on Worship hosted the 2017 National Conference on Worship Music and the Arts June 13–16 at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wis. More than 1,000 people attended the conference, which included a focus on Martin Luther’s contributions to worship as part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Rachel Crites, Continued.
» Showing Christ’s love to spread the gospel
At its June 14, 2017, meeting, WELS Christian Aid and Relief approved humanitarian aid grants totaling $327,475 for fiscal year 2017-18. These projects help WELS home and world missionaries reflect Christ’s love to the people of their community and open doors to share the gospel. Major items include support for health clinics, borehole drilling to provide clean Continued.