South Wisconsin District

Nebraska, other states face historic flooding

On Thursday, March 21, Synod representatives will visit Nebraska to conduct an assessment of damage with the district president and other officials.

Amid bitter cold, Lutherans share warm meal, bed

A reported 90 million Americans have experienced temperatures of zero degrees Fahrenheit or lower this week, and at least 21 deaths have been attributed to the cold.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Edwin S. Suelflow, former South Wisconsin District president

Suelflow, who served as SWD president from 1988 to 1994, died on Dec. 31, 2018.

‘Bells still are chiming and calling’: Damaged LCMS churches carry out ministry while working to rebuild

Three historic LCMS congregations are rebuilding following catastrophic losses earlier this year.

Rain, rain, go away: Deluge in Wisconsin affects LCMS churches and members

More rain is predicted this week, and much of the state remains under a flood warning.

Wille elected to fifth term in South Wisconsin

The Rev. Dr. John C. Wille was elected to his fifth three-year term as president of the South Wisconsin District at the district’s 55th convention, June 10–12 in Mequon, Wis.

Fire guts historic Milwaukee church, pastor sees ‘tremendous opportunity’

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Milwaukee was destroyed by the four-alarm fire on May 15, but there were no injuries.

Photo essay: How a Lutheran school shares Jesus

St. John’s Lutheran School has grown from 200 to 232 students since last year, and 12 of the new students — who weren’t affiliated with a church — are now worshiping at St. John’s congregation.

Nancy Zieman, host of Wisconsin Public Television’s ‘Sewing with Nancy,’ dies at 64

A funeral service is planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Peace Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam, Wis.

Grafting Hispanic Roots on the Lutheran Tree

Satan tried to stop the Gospel from spreading among the Hispanic population of rural Sheboygan, Wis., but thanks be to God, he failed.

Home Is Where the (Learning by) Heart Is

Using a weekly resource that Rev. Peter Bender puts together called “The Congregation at Prayer,” everyone from Peace Lutheran Church members to students and families in the school engage in this life and culture of catechesis and prayer.

Mercy Medical Teams: Balm for the Body, Encouragement for the Soul

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sends Mercy Medical Teams (MMT) — comprised of medical personnel, clergy and hardworking laypeople from the United States — to provide medical care to people living in remote areas of the world.

Photo gallery: Place of Refuge – Milwaukee

A Place of Refuge Ministries of South Wisconsin, which is based in Milwaukee, offers Christian care to women facing crisis pregnancy.

Serving the Lord with Gladness at Any Age

During her 19 years as a volunteer at the Lutheran Home in Wauwatosa, Wis., Ruth Martens has found that the benefits of serving others greatly outweigh the sacrifices.

Educators Help Students Overcome Life & Learning Hurdles

Whether it’s helping children cope with the demands of urban living or helping others rise above challenges they face in learning, Lutheran educators across the nation are there to help.

South Wisconsin District elects Wille to fourth term

District convention delegates re-elect District President Rev. Dr. John C. Wille and all four vice-presidents.