A Learning Opportunity with Cherish All Children

Cherish All Children will be hosting an event at LSS on Saturday, January 26, 10am-noon, called “Raising Healthy Boys and Young Men: Ending Exploitation.” We will focus on what we can do in our everyday lives and communities to affect changes in society to raise a generation free from exploitation.

We’d love to have you, members of your WELCA groups (and spouses!) and church members come to hear from amazing speakers on this topic, and how you can bring new knowledge and resources back to your church to make a difference in the lives of young people! The St. Paul Women’s Synodical Organization is one of our sponsors, supporting us with treats that morning and money toward honorariums for our speakers. This helps keep this ministry going – many thanks! If your group or any of the individual WELCA groups are able to support us as well, it would be greatly appreciated. Gifts of all amounts keep us moving forward to keep children and youth safe from exploitation and trafficking.

Please visit
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/raising-healthy-boys-and-young-men-ending-exploitation-tickets-53613172442 to register!

Synod Convention Day 1 Photos are Live!

We had such a wonderful convention weekend! Thank you to all who made this a very successful event. Day one was filled with in-kind offerings, business sessions, bible study, an amazing guest speaker and MORE!

If you would like to see more photos from day one, please click the link here: Day 1 Photo Album



Stay tuned for more photos and recaps of Synod Convention!

Communicator Delayed until August 1

Thank you all for such a wonderful convention this weekend! Our hearts are full to bursting. However, due to the convention just ending on June 30th, the summer edition of the Communicator will not be published until August 1st. This is to allow us time to publish the recap of convention. Thank you for your understanding. We will see you in August!

Registration Ends on Friday!


The 31st Annual Synodical Convention is this month! We are well on the way to finalizing the materials, food and accommodations for what will be a transforming weekend. If you haven’t yet, please click here to download the publicity packet for our convention. In it you’ll find the registration form that is due this Friday! It is very important to register as soon as possible, so we can have enough food and materials available to all attendees. Thank you and we look forward to hosting you in just a few short weeks!

31st Synodical Convention Registration is Now Open!

The 2018 Convention is Friday June 29 through Saturday June 30 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud, MN. We have a fantastic couple of days planned for you this year and cannot wait to share this theme with you!

To download the publicity packet for the convention, please click here. This will have information about the convention including our speaker, churchwide guest, workshops, schedule and MORE. It also contains your registration, scholarship and resolution forms.

Thank you all, and we will see you on June 29th!!

The Generosity Project to Host It’s First Event!

This day will make your WELCA meetings–and your home or other gatherings– a more joyful place as you take home learnings from ‘The Generosity Project.’ Generosity is much more than talking about money. It is talking about all the ways God’s Gifts are shared by God through us so we might live more fully, and yes, happier lives. Register here. NO cost for SW Mn Synod WELCA members and their guests. We’ll even provide lunch at SMSU!  (Because of the nature of the interactive events we highly recommend doing this event ‘in person.’  The Livestream option is available but we believe you’ll get MUCH MORE by coming for the day and learning together.” Here is a link to the full flyer: Live Generously. Live Happier flyer