South Wisconsin District - LCMS 
"For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve,
and to give his life as a ransom for many."
Mark 10:45 (ESV)
April 20, 2015
 In This Issue

   Prayer Requests




Our old history ends with the cross;

our new history begins with the resurrection.

~ Watchman Nee


edexecNominations for SWD Education Executive

Nominations are now being accepted for the position of Executive Assistant to the President/School Superintendent. If you would like to nominate someone, please email any names to Karen Rayner. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, May 8.


Job Description

noahsarkSWD Youth and Family Day at Noah's Ark

Friday, June 19

Join us for a day of fun, food and fellowship. 


$29 per person (2 and under are free)


Includes entry to Noah's Ark and an all you can eat lunch buffet.


Order forms will be available soon!

statsSynod School Statistics for 2014/2015
Click here for the 2014-2015 LCMS school statistics.


CMConvention Commissioned Minister Advisory Delegates
Commissioned Minister Advisory Delegates needed for the Synod Convention.

Please consider nominating yourself!

LEALEA Convocation 2016



October 13-15, 2016
Grand Rapids, MI


Your opportunity to connect with over 3,000 Lutheran school teachers and administrators from across the USA and several other countries is coming to Grand Rapids, Michigan October 13-15, 2016This may sound like it is a long time away, but I wanted to be sure you got this major event onto your calendar NOW.  The LEA Convocation comes only once every three years and you won't want to miss it!


The exhibit hall will accommodate some 200 10x10 booths.  Past exhibitors have been very happy with their traffic over two full days of the trade show.  Plan now to be with us!  Check out the Convocation website  for more information and updates.


Further details about how you can sign up will be available this summer.  In the meantime, feel free to call or write if you have any questions.


Jonathan C. Laabs, EdD       

LEA Executive Director



financialaidDistrict Financial Aid

If you are attending one of the Concordia Universities or Seminaries, studying for full-time church worker (pastor, teacher, deaconess, DCE/DCO, lay minister, etc.) and are a member of an LCMS congregation , you could apply for District Financial Aid. There are two application forms that need to be completed - one to Concordia (District Financial Aid Form) and one to the District (Personal Aid Application Form).


Applications are due at the District office May 15.


Visit the District website for more information.


nlsaNLSA Reporting
Please peruse the following items regarding NLSA reporting

TTFTeaching the Faith Workshops
Please share this information with your early childhood teachers - through 2nd grade. 

Monday, April 27 - Grace Lutheran Church, Menomonee Falls - 6:00-8:30 pm


Sunday, May 3 - Peace Lutheran Church, New Berlin - 2:00-4:30 pm


Click on the location above to register.

NSteachersN/S Teachers' Conference

November 11-12, 2015

Kalahari Resort and Convention Center

Wisconsin Dells


Keynote Speaker: Scott Taylor


Let's RAP at the Dells!  

Relationships, Analysis, Practice!


Scott Taylor will share how building Relationships improves school culture, how Analyzing data improves student achievement and how using "best Practice" improves instruction. Scott will share how RAP can improve your school culture and your achievement in three exciting sessions. Come and hear Scott talk, sing and RAP about teaching and learning.


Registration, lodging and more information is available on the District website.


AroundtheDistrictAround the District

Prayer Request

Prayers for Rev. Peter Kelm for an upcoming surgery.
 eventsUpcoming Events


April 27 - Teaching the Faith Workshop - Grace Lutheran Church, Menomonee Falls


April 30 - Advisory Delegate Nomination Forms due

May 3 - Teaching the Faith Workshop - Peace Lutheran Church, New Berlin 


June 7-9 - District Convention, Concordia University Wisconsin

June 19 - SWD Youth and Family Day at Noah's Ark, Wisconsin Dells 


August 7 - Early Childhood Literacy Festival, CUW


August 14 - New Worker Orientation, District office


August 14 - Firm Foundations


November 6 - Firm Foundations


November 12-13 - NWD/SWD Teachers' Conference, Kalahari Resort, WI Dells



February 5 - WCRIS Leadership Conference

February 12 - Firm Foundations 

July 9-14 - Synod Convention, Mlwaukee


July 16-20 - National Youth Gathering, New Orleans

Click on the link to
register for any of these events.  If the event is not open yet, we will communicate when it will be.

Passionate Believers...Confessing Christ for the Next Generation!

Mark L'Heureux
Education Executive

Robin Mueller
Administrative Assistant

SWD School Ministry | 414-464-8102  |  FAX - 414-464-0602
8100 West Capitol Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53222
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