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District news: May 2021


On Feb. 28, 2021, Living Hope, Commerce City, Colo., honored Judi Sullivan for the 60 years that she has played piano for worship services.

volunteers opening furnitureMembers at Living Shepherd, Laramie, Wyo., a WELS home mission, worked hard to prepare to move into their new worship facility. They held their first worship service there on March 7.



Southeastern Wisconsin

a large baptism metal fountain

Chaplains in Schools, a WELS-affiliated ministry, celebrated the baptisms of ten children of God on March 20, including the boy pictured (right).



a church sermonOn Feb. 28, Living Word, Waukesha, Wis., a WELS home mission, held its first worship service in its new facility. Living Word broke ground on this new worship center in 2019. It includes a coffee shop and space to facilitate outreach to local high school students. WELS Church Extension Fund supported the project with grants and loans.


people singing outside in formal wearOn Feb. 28, the A Capella Choir of Arizona Lutheran Academy, Phoenix, Ariz., sang at Heritage, Gilbert, Ariz.

The district reporters for this month are: AZ-CA—Michael Schroeder; NE—Timothy Kemnitz; SEW—Scott Oelhafen.

Volume 108, Number 05
Issue: May 2021

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