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 [email protected].

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Visually Impaired

WELS Mission for the Visually Impaired provides Christian spiritual materials in braille, large print and audio formats. People who are visually impaired or print impaired can also access Christian books and periodicals on the WELS Listen Library. The Listen Library and other MVI resources are available only to people who cannot read print materials because of vision impairment or reading disability. Learn about ministering to people who are blind or visually impaired  or download the catalogs of materials available for borrowing through MVI or the Listen Library.