Category GMS Stories

18 Jun

Lutheran Campus Ministry Travels to Washington, DC

Students from Lutheran Campus Ministry of Greater Milwaukee met with their representatives on Capitol Hill alongside ELCA Advocacy staff during spring break. (Story by Living Lutheran.)


24 May

Stories of Impact from Equipping the Saints

Hear stories of the life-changing work your gifts to our Equipping the Saints campaign have made possible - in our synod and around the world! (Story by GMS Equipping the Saints Mission Appeal.)


22 Feb

How Sabbatical Renewed a Pastor’s Passion for Ministry

"In the fall of 2022, the demands of COVID and a renovation project in our congregation began to take their toll on me... If I did not walk away immediately, I was going to walk away from everything."


3 Dec

Strong Babies Baby Fair

Reformation, Milwaukee and its partner congregations share baby supplies and support with local families at the Strong Babies Fair event. (Story by Outreach for Hope.)


14 Nov

Community is Home: Indigenous Ministries Meet People’s Needs

In 1990, Brenda Doxtator, an elder in the Milwaukee Indigenous community, was part of a group who “wanted to combine the Lutheran church and Indigenous ceremonies.” From that vision, Lutheran Church of the Great Spirit was planted in Milwaukee. (Story by Living Lutheran.)


7 Sep

Communities Collaborate to Fight Lead Poisoning

Hephatha Lutheran Church is partnering with Holy Cross, Menomonee Falls and several community groups to host cooking classes that help families decrease lead absorption through healthy meals. (Story by Angelica Dudenhoefer.)