Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary

The purpose of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary is to offer theological training that prepares men to enter the pastoral ministry of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod or of churches within its confessional fellowship . The seminary also endeavors in various ways to offer opportunity for theological and professional growth to called workers who already are serving in the ministry of its confessional fellowship.

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Seminary to host Reformation Service on October 26

As the entire Christian world anticipates the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017, Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary is inviting members of the Southeastern Wisconsin District to gather for worship to remember the blessings of the Reformation. The festival service will be held in the Seminary Auditorium in Mequon on Sunday, October 26, at 3:30 p.m.

Ethiopia visit

Pastoral Studies Institute student Peter Bur, Professor E. Allen Sorum, and PSI student Simon Duoth are in Ethiopia this month. They are bringing the gospel to Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia and helping train four Sudanese pastors who are serving these refugees.

Friends of the Seminary Day sermon

Prof. Thomas Kock preached this sermon at our Friends of the Seminary Day, October 4, 2014.

John 3:16 -- “Could there be anything more valuable than that?”

Come, Holy Spirit! Fill the hearts of Your people, and kindle in us the fire of Your love. Amen.

Friends of the Seminary Day held

On Saturday morning, Oct. 4, 131 people gathered in the auditorium for Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Auxiliary’s Friends of the Seminary Day. This annual event highlights the way gifts to WLS help support the worldwide mission of WELS. That’s one of the reasons Joan Schmick comes every year. “I sit here and realize that I can go across the country and know that every single WELS pastor has come through this campus,” she says.