Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America (1872-1961)
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Scope and Contents This series consists of correspondence, reports, and other documents relating to the activity of the Synodical Conference, of which the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod was a member until it severed fellowship in 1963. These documents reflect the tenuous nature of the synods which comprised the Synodical Conference during Naumann’s presidency.Subseries 1: Official Documents (including minutes, reports, and official correspondence)—1954-1965Subseries 2: Synodical...
Scope and Contents Records consist of minutes from Church Union Committee meetings from 1951-1960, correspondence between the leadership of the WELS, the LCMS, the ELS, and overseas synods, reports from various conventions and meetings, study documents aimed at doctrinal unity in controversial topics, and newspaper articles and other notes describing both the events and mood of these years of intersynodical controversy.Also included in this collection are records of the conflict within the WELS itself...