South Wisconsin District

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Karl Barth, president emeritus of both Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and the South Wisconsin District

A funeral service will take place Friday, Feb. 21, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa, Wis.

Nebraska, other states face historic flooding

On Thursday, March 21, Synod representatives will visit Nebraska to conduct an assessment of damage with the district president and other officials.

Amid bitter cold, Lutherans share warm meal, bed

A reported 90 million Americans have experienced temperatures of zero degrees Fahrenheit or lower this week, and at least 21 deaths have been attributed to the cold.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Edwin S. Suelflow, former South Wisconsin District president

Suelflow, who served as SWD president from 1988 to 1994, died on Dec. 31, 2018.

‘Bells still are chiming and calling’: Damaged LCMS churches carry out ministry while working to rebuild

Three historic LCMS congregations are rebuilding following catastrophic losses earlier this year.

Rain, rain, go away: Deluge in Wisconsin affects LCMS churches and members

More rain is predicted this week, and much of the state remains under a flood warning.

Wille elected to fifth term in South Wisconsin

The Rev. Dr. John C. Wille was elected to his fifth three-year term as president of the South Wisconsin District at the district’s 55th convention, June 10–12 in Mequon, Wis.

Fire guts historic Milwaukee church, pastor sees ‘tremendous opportunity’

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Milwaukee was destroyed by the four-alarm fire on May 15, but there were no injuries.

Photo essay: How a Lutheran school shares Jesus

St. John’s Lutheran School has grown from 200 to 232 students since last year, and 12 of the new students — who weren’t affiliated with a church — are now worshiping at St. John’s congregation.

Nancy Zieman, host of Wisconsin Public Television’s ‘Sewing with Nancy,’ dies at 64

A funeral service is planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Peace Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam, Wis.

Photo gallery: Place of Refuge – Milwaukee

A Place of Refuge Ministries of South Wisconsin, which is based in Milwaukee, offers Christian care to women facing crisis pregnancy.

South Wisconsin District elects Wille to fourth term

District convention delegates re-elect District President Rev. Dr. John C. Wille and all four vice-presidents.

Good housekeeping for Committee 7

It was a morning of good housekeeping for Floor Committee 7 on Structure and Ecclesiastical Matters.