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.

Learn more about our campus by navigating the links above. Featured news items and daily chapel recordings are found below.

2014 symposium on preaching

We will hold our annual symposium on Sept. 22-23. This year’s topic focuses on preaching and how Lutheran preachers in 2014 can clearly proclaim law and gospel in a rapidly changing society.

Registration is open to all WELS and ELS active and retired pastors. Please register as soon as possible. Complete information is available at http://wlsce.net/content/2014-symposium-preaching.

Otto teaching in Zambia

Prof. Otto will teach a summer course at the Lutheran Church of Central Africa seminary in Zambia. Read his blog here.

Summer assistants serve congregations

Ten congregations are receiving summer assistants from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary who will serve from June through August. These seminary students have been assigned to Alaska, New Mexico, Texas, Indiana, Michigan, California, Wisconsin, and Kentucky. There they assist with Spanish outreach, help with sports camps, preach, lead Bible studies, help with teens, serve in worship, make outreach calls, work at vacation Bible school, teach ESL, and participate in summer Bible camp.

Call day appeal

A letter from President Wendland was mailed to over 9,300 households in June. In it, he shared the story of how Jesus used one young boy’s small lunch to feed 4,000 men, plus women and children—and how Jesus uses your gifts today. To view the letter, click on the image. For more information on donating to Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, visit http://www.wls.wels.net/seminary/options-giving.