WELS Nurses Association
The Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Nurses Association (WELSNA)
aims to educate and support nurses, encouraging them to serve others with Christ-centered care. It is affiliated with the Commission on Special Ministries of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS.) At this time our pastoral advisor is Reverend James Behringer.
Any active WELS or Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) member in the nursing profession may become a member of the WELS Nurses Association. The nursing profession is defined as RN or LPN. Student Nurses are also welcome to become members. At this time there are no membership dues. A nurse simply completes the online membership form found on this website.
Spotlight on the New postings:Wisconsin Lutheran College Nursing Students Visit Zambia
The nursing students from WLC have returned from their trip to Zambia. Click here to see their blog. It is a nice way to directly see the impact of WELSNA’s support for and investment in the nursing program at WLC.
Christians Forward Southeast Asia is seeking volunteers-
CFSA has two remaining ministry trips this year and they want you! They need volunteers for both trips and you are the ones who can help. CFSA depends on volunteers to complete its work, and they move forward because of you! Please pray about joining either of the teams. Click here for more details.
The WELSNA Guidelines were updated in 2017.
The Guidelines include purpose, membership, officer roles, elections, meetings, and committees.
The 2018 Spring Conference and Meeting is now behind us
The PowerPoint slides from the presentations will be posted when they become available under "Past Conferences". Two major things happened at the annual meeting.
- First, a motion was approved to suspend for one year Article IV Section 2E of the Guidelines (Any officer having served two (2) consecutive terms shall not be nominated to any office for a period of four (4) years.) This will be readdressed at the next annual meeting. This motion allowed officers completing two consecutive terms to run for office in 2018.
- Second, four individuals were elected to office. Anne Mackey - Coordinator (Madison, WI), Mariam Henning - Coordinator-elect (New Ulm, MN), Catharine Soule - Secretary (Belview, MN), and Allison Nass - Communications Coordinator (Sioux Falls, SD).
HOPE Pregnancy Center is looking for an RN
There is a need for an RN at Christian pregnancy center, HOPE in Willmar, MN. Check their website, findhopepc.com and look under the donor tab (upper right corner.)
The May 2018 Central Africa Medical Mission (CAMM) Update has been posted! Gary Evans Clinic Administrator) Share while the electrical power supply in Malawi is not reliable, the Lutheran Mobile Clinic is reliable.
Click on the "CAMM Monthly Update" on the sidebar to read more.
A subscription to WELS Nursing Today newsletter is also available right to your email in-box at www.wels.net/subscribe.
“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others,
faithfully administering God's grace in its various forms ".
1 Peter 4:10