Lutheran Military Support Group is a non-profit organization providing Christ-centered support to WELS/ELS military service members, veterans, and their families.

Ideas from the Trenches

April-Month of the Military Child

Every April the U.S. Military recognizes the children of our active-duty soldiers. This includes all branches of military services. Lutheran Military Support Group is suggesting a few ideas on how your congregations can recognize the military child during the month of April. We encourage individuals to coordinate with their pastor and pick one or more…

Memorial Day Reflections Project

Mr. Overn heads this project in his ELS congregation in which over the years he has amassed a treasure trove of histories of members who have served in the military. He interviews… He researches… He edits and prints a large amount of historical information so that the stories and lives will not be forgotten each…

Honoring Veterans on Veterans Day

At Mighty Fortress we recognized our veterans during the service (12 were present!). The theme of the service was based on Luther’s teaching of the Two Kingdoms and his pamphlet “Whether Soldiers, Too, Can Be Saved”. We passed out American Flag/Cross pins the Sunday prior so folks could wear them to work on Friday and…