Military

If you are currently stationed at Davis Monthan Air Force Base, please give us a call at 520.296.5129

BENEFITS FOR MILITARY FAMILIES355_fw_patch

  • A loving, Christ-centered ministry team ready to serve the spiritual and educational needs of your family.
  • Worship services on Wednesday at 7 PM and Sunday at 9 AM along with Bible study opportunities throughout the week to fit a demanding schedule.
  • Connections to military chaplains around the world and devotional material specific to the needs of military families.
  • A loving, safe, Christ-centered Sunday School program for children in preschool through grade 8 that strives to help all children to grow in the use of their gifts and talents.
  • New member classes that fit your busy schedule.
  • Flexibility in meeting the changing needs and responsibilities of military families.

The WELS Military Services Committee provides spiritual services to WELS members and others who serve in the United States Armed Forces.


The committee carries out its mission through a ministry-by-mail program, a full-time civilian chaplain in Europe, and a national civilian chaplain and liaison to the military.  As WELS’ national civilian chaplain and liaison to the military, Pastor Paul Ziemer maintains regular contact with many WELS troops and their families. He coordinates training conferences for WELS military contact pastors an

d orients and mentors new military contact pastors. When military clearance and funding permit, he supervises periodic chaplain trips to the Middle East or other areas of hostility.

One hundred twenty-two WELS pastors who live near military installations in the continental U.S. and select nations overseas stand ready to serve our military personnel and their families as part-
time WELS civilian chaplains.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

This committee provides spiritual services to WELS members and others who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. The committee carries out its mission through a ministry-by-mail program, a full-time civilian chaplain in Europe, and a national civilian chaplain and liaison to the military.