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District news: December 2020


On Sept. 27, Good Shepherd, Alma, Mich., held a mortgage-burning celebration.

Western Wisconsin

On Sept. 27, St. Paul’s, Adams-Friendship, Wis., dedicated its new worship facility. This location is part of a multi-site ministry with St. Paul’s, Mauston, Wis.

South Central

Christ the Rock, Hutto, Texas, dedicated its new worship facility on Sept. 27. WELS Church Extension Fund, Inc., provided grants and loans for the property and the construction of this home mission’s new church.


Volunteers from Pilgrim, Minneapolis, Minn., shop, pack, and deliver bags of food to members and neighbors who are not able to shop during the pandemic. (The McAghon family is pictured in the featured image.)

Happy anniversary!

D-M—Redeemer, Pierre, S.D., is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

The Dakota-Montana District is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020. The district spans 1,200 miles and is home to 70 congregations.

Great Plains Lutheran High School, Watertown, S.D., is celebrating its 25th anniversary this school year.

NW—On Oct. 11, St. Matthew, Stoddard, Wis., celebrated its 150th anniversary.

The district reporters for this month are: D-M—Andrew Hussman; MI—John Eich; MN—James Panning; NW—Dennis Kleist; SC—Andrew Retberg.

Volume 107, Number 12
Issue: December 2020

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