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.
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SAVE THE DATE!! The 2019 WELSNA Spring Conference will take place on April 26th and 27th at Eastside Lutheran Church in Madison, Wisconsin. Stay tuned for more details!
THIS MAY BE OF INTEREST TO YOU AND YOUR CONGREGATION
Introducing CAP (Congregational Assistant Program)
This is a program through Martin Luther College that prepares men and women for service in their local congregation. For more information go to mlc-wels.edu/cap
The WELSNA Guidelines were updated in 2017.
The Guidelines include purpose, membership, officer roles, elections, meetings, and committees.
Christian Aid and Relief currently has two opportunities for nurses to serve.
They need nurses who would be able to provide first aid to those doing manual labor to help rebuild the churches and communities in Panama City, Florida (through December) and in Puerto Rico (through April). Travel, lodging, and food will be provided, what they ask of you is to provide your nursing skills! If you would choose to participate in the manual labor, you may, but it is not required. If you are interested in serving those who were impacted by the recent hurricanes, please consider filling out the volunteer form on Christian Aid and Relief's website.
The November 2018 Central Africa Medical Mission (CAMM) Update has been posted! This month, the letter was written in four parts by the stateside committee members who were able to travel to Malawi and Zambia in July 2018.
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