April 21 – Christ for Africa Mission Auction

Then you’ll want to attend Trinity-Freistadt’s 9th Annual
Christ for Africa Mission Auction on Saturday evening, April 21

This mission fundraising event was started by former SWD Mission Executive, Pastor Peter Kelm. 

All monies raised from this event (over $390,000 in eight years) go out to support African Missions here and abroad. 
Some of those supported through this event include:

  • The Lutheran Center for Theological Studies (CLET), a seminary which trains French-speaking Africans from all over Africa. The ELT currently has eleven ordained pastors, three vicars and several evangelists serving 38 parishes, with four men currently studying at the CLET.
  • Rev. Kasongo Gui Kabeo, who leads a French-African congregation right here in Milwaukee and catechism-mission trips to the Congo
  • The purchase of Malaria-preventing mosquito nets
  • Rev. Chris Ikanih to build a church in his home state of Asaba, Nigeria
  • Rev. Salaam Solomon Ayagri and his mission work in Ghana
  • Rev. Afam Ikanih and his Free At Last ministry in Asaba, Nigeria
  • Rev. Dan & Patty Schmelzer, through Capstone Ministries, helping orphaned street children in Kenya.

Many of the missionaries/ministries supported by this event will be in attendance.  The auction runs from 6 – 9 p.m. in Trinity’s gymFor event details, ticket purchase or to make a donation, please go to Christ for Africa webpage on Trinity’s website: TrinityFreistadt.com.

Here’s what you’ll enjoy…

  • Silent & Voice Auction
  • Delicious heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine, soda & beer
  • Raffle opportunities
  • FUN!

Click HERE for more details!

Tickets are now on sale!

  • If purchased before April 15th – $40
  • At the door – $50
  • First Time Attendees – $20
  • Seniors over 55  – $25
  • High School & College Students – $10

Call the Trinity church office for details at 262-242-2045.

See you there!

May 9 – Spring Retreat for 55 & Up

Wednesday, May 9 at Cedar Valley, West Bend.

“From One Generation to the Next” is our theme for this spring’s retreat. Dr. Patrick Ferry, President of CUW, will help us reflect on how God keeps His promises from one generation to the next, and Dr. Louis Mueller, also of CUW, will show us ways to keep living and MOVING in Him. Registration is $60 for the day that includes a light breakfast and hearty lunch. There will also be an optional Tuesday evening (May 8) dinner and fellowship followed by a presentation by author Rochelle Pennington about “The Endurance”, a 1914 trans-Atlantic adventure. For complete information and registration, download the registration brochure (below) or call Peg at the District office, 414-292-0744.

 

2018 South Wisconsin District Convention

On June 10, 11 & 12, 2018, the 55th triennial convention of the South Wisconsin District – LCMS will be held at the Concordia University Wisconsin campus in Mequon under the theme “Sing His praise, His love declare.”

As God tells us in His Word, But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. 1 Peter 2:9-10

Stay up-to-date with Convention News by checking this link as we near June 10, 2018.

Exhibitors: If you have had a booth at our conventions in the past,  Exhibitors Information will be mailed in March. If you do not receive this mailing, or are interested in exhibiting at our convention for the first time, or have any other questions, please contact Diana Raasch at 414-464-8228 or raasch@swd.lcms.org.

2018 Voting Delegate Convention Accreditation Fill-In Form (Must be mailed in with signature)

2018 Convention Workbook


Registration and Housing information

Online registration is now CLOSED for the 2018 District Convention at Concordia University Wisconsin, June 10-12.

You can use this Registration Form when you register. Mail the registration form and check (if you are staying at CUW or eating any meals)  to the District office, attn:  Robin.

Hotel Information

Lodging Information (at CUW)

Convention Meals


2018 SWD Convention Nominations Forms

2018 Call for Nominations

2018 Convention Nominee Consent and Bio fill-in form
2018 Convention Nominee Consent and Bio form

2018 Circuit Visitor Nomination form

2018 Nomination for District President form

2018 Nomination for District Vice-President form

2018 Recommendation for Board of Directors by region form

2018 Recommendation for Committee on Convention Nominations-District

2018 Recommendation for Committee on Convention Nominations-Synod

2018 Recommendation for CUW Board of Regents form

2018 Recommendation for Secretary of the District form