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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:
» Conference of Presidents holds its fall meeting
The Conference of Presidents (COP) met Oct. 10-13 at the Center for Mission and Ministry, Waukesha, Wis., for its regular fall meeting. Included in the discussions and decisions: The COP noted with thanks to God that Congregation Mission Offerings are up 1.6% over last year ($231,000). As congregations begin planning for next year, a video Continued.
» New set of “theses” highlights the basic teachings of Lutheranism
As part of its triennial convention in Grimma, Germany, this past summer, the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC) approved a new set of Ninety-five theses to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. While Luther’s theses focused on the abuse of indulgences in the church at the time, Ninety-Five Theses for the 21st Century has Continued.
» New form makes connecting college students with churches easier
WELS Campus Ministry is introducing a new student management system. It is now live for pastors and college students. With this new system, pastors and churches can now manage student lists online. This includes viewing, sorting, editing, adding, and deleting student profiles as well as managing a student’s free subscription to Forward in Christ and Continued.