Resolutions – 2015 Synod Convention

View the resolutions presented at the 2015 Synod Convention. Resolutions have been adopted unless otherwise noted.

Minutes – 2015 Synod Convention

View the minutes for each day of the 2015 Synod Convention.

Daily Agenda – 2015 Synod Convention

View the most updated agenda for each day of the 2015 Synod Convention.

Please note: Agenda is subject and likely to change.

2015 Synod Convention shuttle schedule

View and download the 2015 Synod Convention shuttle schedule by airport arrival and departure times. Schedules available for Detroit, Flint, and Saginaw airports.

Marriage documents

Official Synod Reports

Find the most recent and archived Annual Report, the Book of Reports and Memorials, Proceedings, and Report to the Twelve Districts, along with the synod constitution, yearbook listing.

WELS Annual Report

The WELS Annual Report provides a clear picture of the synod and the activities carried out by its areas of ministry. Copies of the report are mailed in January to all congregations as well as to members who have made a direct gift to WELS during the year.

If you would like someone to present this year’s Annual Report to your board or congregation, call WELS Ministry of Christian Giving at 800-827-5482 to be connected to a counselor in your area. Note: Counselors will bring extra copies of the Annual Report to distribute during their presentation. More copies of the report are available at Northwestern Publishing House.

You can also give your own Annual Report presentation using the PowerPoint available below.

2015 Synod Convention unpublished memorials

The following convention memorials were submitted after the deadline for the printed Book of Reports and Memorials.

2015 Synod Convention elections

Ballot, nominees, and position descriptions for the elections at the 2015 Synod Convention in Saginaw, Mich., July 27-30, 2015.

Key Convention Documents

Find the 2015 Book of Reports and Memorials, Synod Convention delegate book, voting and advisory delegates, floor committees, and delegate reimbursement form.

WELS Call Reports

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

The call report details when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS. The Conference of Presidents oversees and coordinates the calling process.

*CRM: “Candidatus Reverendi Ministerii.” This means that a person does not currently hold a divine call but is eligible to receive one. He is a “Candidate for the Holy Ministry.”