The 2017 District Conference of the Southeastern Wisconsin District will meet Tuesday and Wednesday, June 6 and 7 on the campus of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon.
Conference Theme: Our Great Heritage . . . from Age to Age
Opening Service Preacher: Pastor James Huebner, Grace, Milwaukee, WI
WELS First Vice-President
Keynote Presentation: Take Every Thought Captive -- Make It Obedient to Christ:
On Being a Lutheran at "Reformation 500"
Professor Paul Koelpin, Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN
The agenda includes reports from representatives of most of the synod's boards and commissions and several local ministries and opportunities to discuss items that will come before the synod convention this summer.
More pre-conference information is available in the 2017 Conference Announcement Letter.
If you haven't yet filled out the online registration form, please follow this link:
2017 District Conference Registration
Conference Reports and Other Materials
Book of Reports and Memorials
Copies of the 2017 Book of Reports and Memorials have been mailed to all congregations and male called workers. Electronic copies are available at the WELS convention page: www.wels.net/2017synodconvention or by clicking this link: 2017 Book of Reports and Memorials
All of these files are formatted with bookmarks for each individual report or section.
All Reports and Materials (except for Worship Folder)
If you open them in Adobe Acrobat Reader, they will open with the bookmark pane visible.
They are also all formatted for two-sided printing.
(This file begins with a clickable table of contents page and includes everything in the next four files.)
Conference Information Pages
(Note: It is a large file - about 24M)
(including Agenda, Serving the District, 2017 Synod Delegate, District Calendar, Membership List, Evaluation Form)
(including District President, Ministry of Christian Giving, Mission Board, Nominating Committee, Lutheran Schools, Worship, Special Ministries, Financial Report)
(Take Every Thought Captive - Make It Obedient to Christ:
On Being a Lutheran at "Reformation 500")
(Reports from synodical and para-synodical boards, committees, and organizations)
(There will be printed copies for all at the conference, so you wouldn't need to print it for yourself, but you can download it if you wish.)
Conference Presentations and Videos