Compassion Ministry Modules

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Links for downloading the videos are found below.   *Video files are only available for individual download due to restrictions by the external hosting provider.
Study guides for "Welcoming Returning Members."
Materials for a special "Service of the Cross" will be made available in September.
This module helps congregations make their worship, Bible study and other activities more accessible to people who have hearing loss.
Our Christmas Efforts: What Happened & What’s Next The goal of C18 When we began C18, we said our goal was “to reach” one-million souls prior to and on Christmas Eve. I realize “reach” is a nebulous term. That was intentional.…
Worship Guest Follow-up: A Vital Part of Outreach Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there were one-million guests at our WELS Christmas Eve services this year? Wouldn’t it be awful if we were not ready for them? One of the most important ways…
Imagine a 16-year-old WELS member. What are the chances that individual is still WELS when he’s 30? We have studied this multiple times in our church body’s history. My commission, Congregational Counseling, has churches who work with us…
Clockwork. That’s how I describe my family’s devotional life growing up. Six days a week. We attended church on the “off” day. The devotion setting: The round wooden kitchen table brought the family together for every breakfast…
Christmas is more than celebrating Jesus’ birthday. For centuries, Christians have realized that the Savior’s birth in Bethlehem deserves a response of praise. As a result, when we think of Christmas, we are moved to song and gift giving. Think…