Family All Over the World

Family All Over the World

DID YOU KNOW?

We have 1270 churches in our church body (the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod) all around the country?

Pastor Andrew Frey from St. John Lutheran Church in Appleton, WI was the guest preacher here at Living Word last weekend.  Not only is he one of Pastor Matthew Frey’s brothers, he is also a brother in faith to these hundreds of pastors throughout the United States who serve at congregation that share the same faith and preach the same gospel.

 

DID YOU KNOW?

There are almost 370,000 baptized members of our congregations in the United States?

From young to old, there are hundreds of thousands of people just like you who believe what the Bible says – making the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) the 3rd largest Lutheran church body in the world.

 

DID YOU KNOW?

We are actively doing mission work in all of these places listed below (among others)?

  • 454 congregations
  • 79,780 baptized members
  • 252 preaching stations
  • 9 teachers
  • 218 national pastors
  • 23 student pastors
  • 170 national evangelists
  • 19 national vicars
  • 325 Bible institute students
  • 122 seminary students

 

DID YOU KNOW?

There are 31 different church bodies around the world with whom we are in fellowship?

This international group of like-minded church bodies form the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference.  Find more about our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world right HERE.