WELS Campus Ministry
at St. John’s, Mequon
What is WELS Campus Ministry?
WELS Campus Ministry serves WELS students and their friends enrolled in Concordia University-Wisconsin. Campus Ministry meets at St. John’s Center located 2.7 miles from the CU-W campus. The Concorida ministry joins other WELS campus ministries around the country.
What does WELS Campus Ministry do?
Provides an off-campus place to relax and study.
Offers opportunities to enjoy fellowship and form friendships with other WELS students.
Enables Bible studies relevant to college students.
Provides a pastoral voice for any student who desires to talk one-on-one.
Plans social activities in the Mequon area and with other campus ministries.
Relies on student interests, input, and planning.
Encourages students to invite non-WELS friends to events.
Supports student mission trips to churches around WELS.
Why WELS Campus Ministry at a Lutheran university?
Concordia University is operated by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Over 100 WELS students have chosen to study at Concordia.
All CU students take religion courses. Campus ministry enables WELS students to be active Bible students in a smaller and more casual setting.
On-campus chapel services attract some WELS students. Campus ministry provides opportunities to worship and commune with fellow WELS members.
Concordia does not allow religious groups other than LCMS groups to meet on campus. WELS Campus Ministry depends on WELS students to invite and encourage other WELS students.
How do I get to the WELS Campus Ministry location?
St. John’s Center is located at 1616 W. Mequon Road across from Children’s Hospital. Rides for those without cars can be arranged.
Who carries out and guides WELS Campus Ministry?
Micah Otto, a senior at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, serves Concordia students. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at (262) 302-0005. Micah works with St. John’s pastor, Pastor James Tiefel. Pastor Tiefel can be reached at email@example.com
or at (262) 853-9723.