WELS Info & Organizations
WELS Organizations

WELS is a group of nearly 400,000 men, women, and children in nearly 1,300 congregations across the United States and Canada united by a common faith in Christ’s saving love. We are committed to a common calling—encouraging each other in our faith and sharing God’s gift of a Savior with the rest of the world.

Click here to learn more about the benefits of being a member of the WELS.  (.pdf will download)


Many people have questions about Christianity; they wonder about what God says and does. Some of these questions you might have asked yourself. WhatAboutJesus.com exists to help answer some of those questions.

The mission of Northwestern Publishing House is to deliver Biblically sound Christ-centered resources within the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod and beyond. Learn more about NPH through this video and Visit NPH online.

Kingdom Workers spreads the Gospel by mobilizing Christians to create locally sustainable ministries addressing spiritual and physical needs in communities around the world.


Special Ministries offers spiritual and practical guidance and training to congregations and individuals as they share God’s love to those with special needs or in special circumstances.
A wide range of services are available from WELS Special Ministries: Health and Wellness, Military Services, Prison Ministry, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visually Impaired, Care for Called Workers, Chaplain Certification Program, Mental Health, WELS Nurses Association, WELS Seniors – OWLS.
Learn more about WELS Special Ministries here.