Learn about local WELS news and events!


Lighthouse Youth Center Benefit Dinner
You’re invited to the 17th Annual Lighthouse Youth Center Benefit Dinner on Friday, October 6th at the Wisconsin Club (6200 W. Good Hope Rd-Milwaukee). All proceeds raised will provide after-school homework assistance and daily devotions for the inner-city youth of Milwaukee. Please visit https://lyc.ejoinme.org/dinner2023 to register. Space is limited and fills quickly. If you have any questions or if you desire to donate a gift or auction item contact Rebecca Tomlin at (414) 731-7674.


WLC Volleyball WELS Night
Join us for FREE admission to our volleyball match on Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 pm vs. Concordia Wisconsin. We are offering free entry to all WELS members this night in hopes of "Rocking the REX" and creating a great experience for you, the fans, as well as our student-athletes - especially versus our rival!

"FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS" CLR’s 40th Anniversary National Convention

Join Christian Life Resources (CLR) on Saturday, October 14 from 9:30 am-3:00 pm at Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School, 3399 Division Road, Jackson, WI for our annual National Convention. We will be providing the event in person, AND there will be a live-streaming option too. Our expert speakers will provide their subjects in a concise, prepared “TED Talk” format. Topics: witnessing; abortion; assisted suicide; human trafficking. God placed you here, in this place, and at this time. It is no accident. Isn’t it time to do something? Onsite $50 cost includes presentations, all materials, continental breakfast, catered lunch, and snacks. $40 livestreaming virtual option to watch on your computer. More at: bit.ly/2023clrnc or call 800-729-9535 to register.


Lutherans for Life
Treasure Life Event - You're invited to the Treasure Life Event fundraiser for WELS Lutherans for Life on Friday, October 13, at the Milwaukee Marriott West Hotel in Waukesha. The Luncheon is at 12:00 pm and the dinner is at 6:30 pm.  You’re invited to join us to see the impact of your pro-life ministry at WELS Lutherans for Life. These events highlight ministry successes, client stories, future ministry goals, and Steventhen Holland’s story. Steventhen Holland is an author, recording artist, passionate worship leader, motivational speaker, national pro-life speaker, and founder of Broken Not Dead Ministries. Despite the brokenness Steventhen has experienced, he travels the country sharing his message of HOPE and RESTORATION for the BROKEN built on the gospel of Jesus Christ!  These events are complimentary, but registration is required. Tables will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. All funds raised will directly support life-affirming help for abortion-vulnerable mothers, pregnancy support for women, parenting education, after-abortion support, and youth development. Find all the details and register at Treasure-Life.org.


Wisconsin Lutheran High School
WLHS Work Days - Do you have yard work or fall cleaning that needs to get done such as raking, hedge trimming, or window washing? Consider hiring hard-working members of WLHS student council for a few hours for a free-will donation. All money raised will go to the 2023-24 WLHS mission project to the Philippines and WELS Military Services to aid in their mission work. Work days will be held on any Saturday or Sunday starting September 30 through October 22. To request a team, please e-mail workdays@wlhs.org and include your name, address, phone number, the work you need accomplished, and the day(s) this work could be completed.

WLHS Future Business Leaders of America Donations - Students in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) are required to wear a dress code when attending functions. Now in its second year, the FBLA Wisconsin Lutheran High School chapter is looking for donations of gently used business attire, specifically suit coats and blouses for both males and females. Donations can be dropped off at the reception window at Wisconsin Lutheran High School. Address questions to Mrs. Shakirah Cousins at shakirah.cousins@wlhs.org.

WLHS 6th-8th Grade Open House - Wisconsin Lutheran High School's Open House is on Sunday, October 1. Doors open at 12:45 p.m. with a program at 1:00 p.m. Grade school parents and students please join us to meet teachers, tour the school, and learn more about tuition assistance, scholarships, and the Choice Program. See what a difference academic excellence in a Christ-centered environment can make in your child's life! Interested families should register to attend at wlhs.org/openhouse.

WELS & ELS Singles Ministry
WELS/ELS Singles Retreat - Join us November 10-12, 2023 at Camp Philip. Registration is now open and will close on October 1. More details and register at https://wels-els-singles.com/2023-retreat/

The Point of Grace Campus Ministry Bible Study
College students are invited to Bible study Wednesdays at 7:00 pm during fall and spring semesters at the TPOG Campus House (2215 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI). A free meal is served starting at 6:00 pm. Bring your Bible (or Bible app) and perhaps a friend or two and join Pastor Hein from St. Marcus Lutheran Church and the UWM student organization for some fellowship and time to grow in faith.