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District news: October 2022

MINNESOTA

On June 16, Pilgrim, Minneapolis, Minn., participated for the first time in PorchFest, an evening of free music held at homes, churches, and businesses throughout the south Minneapolis neighborhood of Kingfield. During the event Pilgrim connected with community members who stopped to enjoy the music.

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School, New Ulm, Minn., celebrated the 40th anniversary in the teaching ministry of Craig Morgan on Aug. 28.

St. John’s, Omro Township (Boyd), Minn., celebrated its 140th anniversary on Sept. 18.

NORTHERN WISCONSIN

St. Paul, Howards Grove, Wis., celebrated its 160th anniversary on Sept. 18.

On Sept. 10, Christian Family Solutions celebrated the 40th anniversary in the pastoral ministry of James Mattek with a special service at Immanuel, Greenville, Wis.

SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN

On Aug. 7, St. Paul, Muskego, Wis., celebrated 40 years in the pastoral ministries of David Kuehl and Peter Panitzke.

St. Lucas, Milwaukee, Wis., began its 150th school year on Aug. 22.

On Sept. 17, St. John, Libertyville, Ill., celebrated its 125th anniversary.

WESTERN WISCONSIN

Risen Savior, McFarland, Wis., celebrated its 25th anniversary on Aug. 14.

NORTH ATLANTIC

Baseball Game in the stands
On Aug. 6, WELS members from churches in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut enjoyed a New York Mets game together.

SOUTH CENTRAL

50th Anniversary, people wearing star glasses and holding signs
The faculty of Calvary, Dallas, Texas, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the school.

DAKOTA-MONTANA

People camping
Members at Sure Foundation, Brandon, S.D., joined together for a church campout in August.

NORTHERN WISCONSIN

women sitting on floor with school supplies
Kingdom Workers foster care support volunteers distributed school supplies to foster families. Volunteers are members of St. Peter, Riverview, and Bethany, Appleton, Wis.; and St. John, Kaukauna, Wis.

The district reporters for this month are: D-M—John Schwartz; MN—James Panning; NW—Michael Dietz; SC—Caleb Schoeneck; SEW—Matthew Schaewe; WW—Brett Brauer.

Volume 109, Number 10
Issue: October 2022

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