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


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:
» The vicar year begins
Those who are training to be doctors spend many years preparing for that work. Intensive study takes place in the classroom as future physicians learn about human anatomy, diagnosing diseases, and the proper use of available medications. But they can’t become doctors with book knowledge alone. Before they become fully qualified physicians, they spend time Continued.
» A new way to begin your mission journey
A new program called WELS Mission Journeys is coordinating short-term trips for WELS congregations and their members to help home mission churches, world mission fields, and existing congregations with outreach events. Mr. Shannon Bohme, coordinator of the Mission Journeys program, says that there is a huge gap between congregations and WELS members who were looking Continued.
» WELS Night is a thriller
More than 2,400 WELS members witnessed a dramatic walk-off home run as the Brewers defeated the Rockies in the bottom of the ninth inning. The epic three-run blast topped off a wonderful evening of fun and fellowship for the fifth annual WELS Night at Miller Park on Aug. 3. Several seating sections were filled with Continued.