Our Purpose Statement

“As a community of women created in the image of God, called to discipleship in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to grow in faith, affirm our gifts, support one another in our callings, engage in ministry and action, and promote healing and wholeness in the church, the society, and the world.”

What is WELCA

WELCA stands for Women of the ELCA. The East Central Synod of Wisconsin WELCA organization is active in many ministries that advance the mission of the church and the East Central synod of Wisconsin. The East Central Synod of Wisconsin WELCA organization is on the front lines in the fight against human trafficking and advocating for ELCA ministries. 

ECSW WELCA BOARD

President – Deb Martin

Vice-President Carol Cleveland

Secretary Paula Vander Grinten

Treasurer Cathy Sell

Appleton Conference Rep. Wanda Fischer

Green Bay Conference Rep. Pamela Schuelke

Oshkosh Conference Rep. Karen Tschurwald

Tomorrow River Conference Rep. Phyliss Christie

Wisconsin River Lola Doll