For Military Families

WELS Resources

St. John Lutheran Church is a member congregation of Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS).

Find resources and information on the military services offered by the WELS.

Locate another WELS church or school inside the US or around the world.

Find devotional material in other languages to use and share.


OTHER Resources

Review and share the message of Jesus and His Word.

Participate online in general daily devotions and worship services.

Connect online with this Lutheran military support group and find resources specifically tailored for the military and their families.

Receive special individual and family counseling services (teleconference appointments are available).


"St. John Lutheran School has been wonderful for our son! He has become confident and excited to learn. He tells us often that he loves Jesus, and that Jesus loves him!"

Keith L.
from Round Lake, IL

Grace and truth, love and life — that's what we want you to see and hear in our congregation at St. John Lutheran Church!

Benefits for military families

  • A loving, Christ-centered ministry team ready to serve the spiritual and educational needs of your family.
  • Worship services on Saturday at 5 PM and Sunday at 9 AM along with Bible study opportunities 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 education program for children in preschool (age 3) through grade 8 that strives to help all children to grow in the use of their gifts and talents.
  • Flexibility in meeting the changing needs and responsibilities of military families. St. John Lutheran School offers open enrollment throughout the school year. We also strive to help the children academically and the entire family spiritually prepare for the next deployment or transfer.
  • Through the gifts of God’s people at St. John Lutheran Church and in appreciation for service to our country, military families receive special financial consideration in regard to tuition costs.

Contact us to make an appointment with our assistant principal, Sarah Lofsness, to discuss how St. John Lutheran Church and School may serve your military family: