WELCA embraces all kinds of ministries that support our mission of mobilizing women to act boldly on their faith in Jesus Christ.

    We are the women's ministry organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. In Women of the ELCA, you will find support on your faith journey,opportunities to serve and make a difference in your community and around the world, a community of women that prays together, Bible study and the joy of growing in faith and friendship

    Click here to visit the Women of the ELCA website

    - SW MN Synod WELCA Synodical boarD
    - SW MN Synod WELCA Constitution and Bylaws


    Upcoming Events

    SW MN Synod WELCA Convention
    Date: Friday and Saturday, June 19 & 20, 2015
    Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
    Orientation for Voting Members 12:30 p.m.
    Convention Opening 12:45 pm ( immediately following voting member orientation)
    Place: University of MN, Morris
    600 East Fourth Street
    Morris, MN 56267      
    *a map will be sent to all registrants
    Theme: “Repair, Rebuild, Restore”
    Click here for more information.
    Questions: Please contact Kristy Henriksen at henriksen7@mchsi.com or 507-825-3122.

    2015 Conference Spring Gatherings

    • Crow River—Saturday, April 25 at Zion Lutheran in Litchfield

    • Glacial Ridge—Monday, April 20 at Trinity Lutheran in Benson

    • Great River—Saturday, April 11 at Peace Lutheran in Cold Spring

    • Lac Qui Parle—Tuesday, April 14 at Grace Lutheran in Dawson

    • Lakeland—Saturday, April 11 at Bethlehem Lutheran in Atwater

    • Minnesota Valley—Tuesday, April 14 at First Lutheran in Winthrop

    • Prairie—Friday, April 24 at First Lutheran in Marshall

    • Scenic Valley—Thursday, April 16 at Hawk Creek Lutheran in Sacred Heart

    • Shetek—Saturday, April 18 at First Lutheran in Pipestone

    • Watonwan River—Tuesday, April 14 at Trinity Lutheran in Madelia