Campus Ministry

WELS Campus Ministry 
at St. John’s, Mequon

What is WELS Campus Ministry?
WELS Campus Ministry provides fellowship and relaxation for WELS students attending Concordia University-Wisconsin. We also hope to encourage friendships and Bible study relevant to college students. We get together at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mequon, located 2.7 miles from the CU-W campus.

What does WELS Campus Ministry do?
Students reach out to other WELS students and non-WELS friends to encourage participation.
Students add their voices to planning activities and studies.
Students get together on most Sundays at 7:00 p.m. for a variety of activities including a study of the Bible book of Galatians.
Students gather in the St. John’s Center for gatherings and as a base for off-site activities.
St. John’s Center is open on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. for students needing some campus get-away time.
Students occasionally enjoy home-cooked meals prepared by members of St. John’s.

What else does WELS Campus Ministry do?
Besides the weekly Bible studies and Open Wednesday nights (noted above) we’re planning some special activities:
Sun., Oct. 31       7-8 p.m. - Goblins, Ghouls, and the Occult: Why we need to be careful
Sat., Nov. 6         9:30-11:30 a.m. - Coffee and Questions (and donuts!)
Sun., Nov. 21      6:30-8 p.m. - Dinner & Presenter: Breaking in the new WELS hymnal
Sat., Dec. 4         4-8 p.m. - December Fellowship - Make cookies, sing Christmas songs, hot cocoa, hot meal
Sun., Dec. 12      Christmas dinner and Seminary Christmas Concert (time TBD)

How do I get to the WELS Campus Ministry location?
St. John’s Center is located at 1616 W. Mequon Rd. across the street from Children’s Hospital.
Need a ride? We’re glad to help. See contacts below.
Who do I contact for information about WELS Campus Ministry?
Get in touch with seminary senior Joshua Busch at (507) 441-1576 or You can also contact St. John’s pastor, James Tiefel, at (262) 853-9723 or

The Concordia campus ministry is affiliated with the WELS Commission on Campus Ministry.