On Aug. 20, a pickup truck crashed into Cross of Christ, Las Cruces, N.M., as member Julie Baker was practicing keyboard to prepare for worship the next day. Baker was not injured. Cross of Christ held its service off campus on Aug. 21 but was able to worship onsite again beginning on Aug. 28.
Our Savior, Longmont, Colo., celebrated seven baptisms over a two-week span in August.
On Sept. 12, St. Paul, Livonia, Mich., celebrated the 150th anniversary of its church and the 75th anniversary of its school.
On Sept. 23, Messiah, Wichita, Kan., celebrated the 35th anniversary in the pastoral ministry of Jonathan Rockhoff.
St. John, Pelican Lake, Wis., celebrated its 125th anniversary on Sept. 18.
St. Paul, Howards Grove, Wis., celebrated its 160th anniversary on Sept. 18.
On Aug. 28, Redeemer, Fond du Lac, Wis., celebrated the 40th anniversary in the teaching ministries of Scott Herrewig and David Lecker.
Holy Word, Austin, Texas, celebrated the 30th anniversary in the pastoral ministry of Don Patterson on Sept. 25.
On Oct. 9, St. John, Rock Springs, Wis., celebrated its 150th anniversary.
The district reporters for this month are: AZ-CA—Michael Schroeder; MI—John Eich; MN—James Panning; NW—Michael Dietz; SC—Caleb Schoeneck; SEW— Matthew Schaewe; WW—Brett Brauer.
Volume 109, Number 11
Issue: November 2022
- WELS news briefs: June 2023 - 2023/05/31
- WELS podcasts: Small Talk - 2023/05/31
- District news: June 2023 - 2023/05/31