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Board for Home Missions Collection

Identifier: S015
Scope and Contents Records consist of documents produced and received by the offices of the Board for Home Missions. Correspondence and reports to and from various administrative bodies, District Mission Boards, congregations, missions and individuals make up the bulk of the collection. Due to the fact that the Board for Home Missions and the Board for World Missions (BWM) were under joint administration until 1957, the majority of BWM documents are housed in a separate collection.

Campus Ministry Collection

Identifier: S025
Scope and Contents Records consist of documents relating to the overall work and mission of the Campus Ministry Committee (CMC). This collection includes a wide variety of documents: correspondence, especially involving the CMC and BHM offices; various reports and memorials from meetings; information regarding the history, structure, and vision of Campus Ministry; details concerning specific Campus Ministry locations; budgetary overviews; and specific items for certain workshops, events, projects, Bible studies,...

Carl J. Lawrenz Collection

Identifier: B001
Scope and Contents Records consist of documents relating to the overall work and mission of the life and ministry of President Carl Lawrenz. The scope of the collection mainly consists of documents and reports collected over the years of Lawrenz's ministry. The specific areas covered are rather extensive, but overall are covered by the first four categories that form the series: Personal essay file, doctrinal matters, intersynodical matters, and correspondence.

Lutheran Women's Missionary Society (LWMS) Collection

Identifier: PS001
Scope and Contents The Lutheran Women's Missionary Society (LWMS) collection contains materials relating to the history and current events of the organziation. Materials found in this collection include newsletters, meeting minutes, convention materials, reports, prayer calenders, Kids K.A.R.E materials, annual convention binders, Anniversary Booklets, President's Reports, and Board Meeting Minutes. This material dates back to the beginning of LWMS in 1959 and continues through 2019 with more material expected...

Synod Convention Proceedings

Identifier: S026
Overview This collection contains all of the synod convention proceedings dating back to the first synod convention in 1850. From 1850-1917 Synod Conventions were held yearly. In 1917 with the change in the synod organization synod conventions were held every other year in the odd number year while district conventions were held in the even number years. From 1850-1927 Synod Convention Proceedings are in German. From 1927 to 1932 Convention Proceedings are in both German and English. In 1933 the...

The Apache Lutheran Mission Collection

Identifier: S018
Scope and Contents Records consist of documents pertaining to WELS “world mission” work among the Apache nation. The information is in the form of letters to and from the called workers, as well as reports from meetings, advertisements and publications, as well as a number of photographs.

The Board for World Missions (BWM) Photo Collection

Identifier: S001
Scope and Contents Records consist of photo albums pertaining to WELS world mission activities conducted in the 1990s. Various locations include Cameroon, India, Indonesia, Ukraine, Puerto Rico, and the Apache Reservation. Most of the pictures are labeled and sorted according to mission, though a number of various photos are also included in an envelope at the end of the collection.

The Bylas Arizona Collection

Identifier: S002
Scope and Contents Records consist of monthly and annual statistical and financial reports from 1923-1973, correspondence from 1940-1972, and minutes of the meetings of various groups relating to the mission work in Bylas.

The Central Africa Medical Mission Collection

Identifier: S004
Scope and Contents Records consist of documents relating to the overall work and mission of the Central Africa Medical Mission (CAMM). Included are historical documents, brochures and flyers, minutes from various groups, including the Central Africa Medical Mission Committee, guidelines and reports relating to CAMM, and general correspondence.

The Christian Worship: A Lutheran Hymnal Project

Identifier: S011
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of materials created and/or reviewed by members of the hymnal project committees between 1985 and 1993, as well as preliminary materials from the decade and more prior to 1985. Also included are a large body of submissions and feedback from pastors, teachers, organists, poets, and other members of the Wisconsin Synod and other church bodies, all faithfully reviewed by committee members. The sheer magnitude of the material is a reflection on the painstaking detail...

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