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Spotlight on the New postings:

Wisconsin Lutheran College announces their new pharmacy program! More information in the "Announcements". 

2017 Elections:  Congratulations to Kathy Lee. She was re-elected as Council Treasurer. The position of Communications Coordinator is still open.  Click for a description of the positions. Please prayerfully consider serving in this position. Contact Wendy Crary -  wendy.crary@wels.net or Anne Mackey - annetimmackey@hotmail.com for more information.


We are looking for a communications coordinator as our current communications coordinator has stepped down due to health issues. Please pray about this and keep our previous communications coordinator, Sue in your prayers.
God's blessings to you and your families.

The Wisconsin Lutheran College 2017 summer online parish nurse course is now in the history books. Lisa LeBlanc, the professor teaching the course, reports that the students were from California, Nebraska and Minnesota. They learned about the role of the Parish Nurse, conducted home visits, conducted congregational needs assessments, and created a template of documents needed for their Faith Community Nurse certification (which is optional).
 Keep these nurses in your prayers as they apply that knowledge and they establish a parish nurse ministry in their congregation. May both the nurses and congregations be blessed! A special thank-you to WLC for providing this opportunity! And a big thank-you to Christian Aid & Relief for the matching funds grant to help with tuition costs!

Online Sign Language Course through Martin Luther College!
This 2018 Martin Luther College course provides the basic foundation of American Sign Language through an overview of deaf culture and an introduction to the signing of fingerspelling, numbers, colors, vocabulary words, and beginning-level conversations. The instructor is Mr. Matthew Buchholz, member of the WELS Mission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Dates for the course: Spring 2018 (January 3rd- May 4th)
To register go to mlc-wels.edu/continuing-education/registration

A limited number of $450 grants toward tuition are available upon request and will be paid upon completion of the course. What a wonderful opportunity!

The November 2017 CAMM Update has been posted! Amanda Oswalt describes the current witchcraft influence in Malawi. Very scary situation! 
Click on the CAMM sidebar and the Monthly Update to read more. 


Christian Family Solutions is posting for a new position. Full time psychiatric nurse in the Milwaukee area. More under the announcements! 

The Bethany Lutheran College Update!
  Did you know that Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota now offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN)?! In 2016 the nursing department was approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. In the fall of 2017, eight students were admitted into the major. Congratulations to Sara Traylor, the Director of Nursing and her staff for a job well done! Now we have two opportunities for our students to earn a BSN in a Christian academic setting! Both Wisconsin Lutheran College and Bethany are worth taking a close look at if your student is considering serving in health care as a nurse!

A subscription to WELS Nursing Today is also available right to your email in-box at www.wels.net/subscribe. 

 

WELS Nurses Association Scholarship: You know that nursing is a unique, caring profession which exists to serve God's people and reflect Christ's love worldwide. Partner with us to help prepare the next generation of compassionate and capable nurses through the WELS Nurses Association (WELSNA) Scholarship at Wisconsin Lutheran College! To learn about the Wisconsin Lutheran College Nursing Program Click Here If you would like to make a gift or would like more information about the scholarship at WLC, please do not hesitate to contact Linnea Booher in the Development Office at 414.443.8925 or by email at linnea.koeppel@wlc.edu. Your gift today will be a blessing to the nurses of tomorrow!

To view the new WLC Youtube video Click Here!  Thank you for your interest in and support of Wisconsin Lutheran College. Your prayers and gifts make an important impact on our students. WLC is committed to providing the best possible experience.  Contact Linnea Booher in the Development Office, for more information. linnea.koeppel@wlc.edu. 414.443.8925

“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


 

 
 

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