WELS Together Newsletter
WELS Together Newsletter:

» Appeals court to hear case on clergy housing allowance
For many years the federal government has allowed ministers of the gospel, as defined by the IRS, to deduct the cost of housing from their salaries (often referred to as the “Clergy Parsonage Allowance”). Last year, a lawsuit challenging this tax benefit was filed in a federal court in Wisconsin, arguing that this benefit provided Continued.

» New World Mission start in South America
This summer two missionaries from the One Latin America (1LA) mission team will be moving to Ecuador. This will be the first time WELS will have an active mission presence in the South American country. Rev. Nathan Schulte and Rev. Phil Strackbein have begun making arrangements to make the move. Schulte currently serves in Mexico, Continued.

» T-shirts available for WELS Night at Miller Park
Join thousands of fellow WELS members for the Milwaukee Brewers’ game against the Colorado Rockies on Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, at 7:10 p.m. For the second year, WELS Night t-shirts are available to order for $5. Imagine thousands of WELS members wearing this brightly colored t-shirt, creating a sea of blue at the fifth annual Continued.