Love in Action

Love in Action

WELS Special Ministries
Showing God’s love to those with special needs or in special circumstances

In these pages, you’ll learn about the eight areas of WELS Special Ministries:

  • Visually Impaired
  • Care for Called Workers
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Mental Health
  • Health and Wellness
  • Prison Ministry
  • Military Services

Funding for the programs you’ll learn about in these pages comes from people like you, who have a heart to share Christ’s love with those who may face hurdles in worship and in life. Our special ministries are primarily supported by special offerings from individuals and groups.


To order FREE copies of the Love in Action booklet, e-mail WELS Special Ministries at

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Visually Impaired

The resources on this page will be useful for serving people with visual or reading impairments. WELS Mission for the Visually Impaired provides Christian spiritual materials in Braille, large print and audio formats (cassette tapes, and starting in summer 2018, downloadable mp3). Learn about ministering to people who are blind or visually impaired  or download resource guides, including “That All May See,” the catalog of materials available for borrowing by contacting MVI.