Two significant anniversaries This past June, the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS), our sister synod here in the United States, observed the centennial of its organization during its annual synod convention held on the campus of Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minn. The ELS was first organized in 1853 as the Norwegian Synod and has been in fellowship with Continued.
New outreach film set to be released The new WELS outreach film To the Ends of the Earth will be released Sept. 1. The film tells the story of the apostle Paul and his work in Philippi. Its title is taken directly from Jesus’ command to his disciples at his Ascension: “You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea Continued.