Goodnews Letter

Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ Throughout Europe

WELS Europe in the News

  • OWLS reflect on Christian vocation at annual conference
    by WELS on 2023-11-07 at 8:04 pm

    The Organization of WELS Lutheran Seniors (OWLS) met in Stevens Point, Wis., Oct. 10–13, for its annual conference. The conference revolved around the theme “Called to Be a Blessing,” which

  • Two new chaplains for WELS Military Services
    by WELS on 2023-08-22 at 6:16 pm

    WELS Military Services commissioned two new chaplains this summer to serve WELS members in the military and their families. Rev. Robert Weiss was commissioned Aug. 6 as the new European

  • New chaplain moving to Europe
    by WELS on 2020-06-16 at 6:09 pm

    Rev. John Hartwig is moving to Germany to serve WELS military members and civilians living abroad as the European civilian chaplain, a ministry of WELS Military Services, part of WELS

  • Community news: January 2024
    by FIC on 2023-12-26 at 5:41 pm

    WELS members in Europe gathered for a Reformation retreat from Oct. 27–29, 2023, in Frankfurt, Germany. Holy Cross, Oklahoma City, Okla., celebrated its 50th anniversary on Nov. 5, 2023. NorthCross, Lakeville, Minn., held a Marriage Night attended by almost 90 couples in November 2023. VACAVILLE, CALIFORNIA MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN OSCEOLA, WISCONSIN NEW ULM, MINNESOTA Volume 111,

  • Ministry in Europe continues despite pandemic challenges
    by FIC on 2021-04-25 at 7:35 pm

    Almost a year after arriving in Germany to serve WELS military members and civilians living in Europe, John and Helen Hartwig still haven’t experienced what that ministry “normally” looks like. Pandemic restrictions have made monthly in-person worship with WELS members in London impossible and forced biannual retreats to be canceled. Travel is difficult and congregational

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