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Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America (1872-1961)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Series 15: Synodical Conference Documents, 1953 - 1965

Identifier: B010.15
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...

Subseries 3: Synodical Conference Documents , 1950 - 1958

Identifier: B003.01.03.0001
Scope and Contents This subseries contains documents concerning the Synodical Conference throughout the 1950s. Types of documents include proceedings, agendas, and minutes.

File folders in this subseries are:

12 Synodical Conference Proceedings, Minutes and Agendas (1950,1952)

13 Synodical Conference Proceedings, Minutes and Agendas (1954, 1958)

The Intersynodical Controversy Collection

Identifier: S017
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...