Category: Initiatives 2019

Seattle, WA 08-2019

Seattle is a beautiful city. On a warm, sunny day during the summer, the majestic mountains and the glistening waters makes the Emerald City stand out as a wonderful place to visit.

Illumine Church is a new mission restart in North Seattle. Pastor Kent Reeder arrived from South Carolina a few months ago. While maintaining ties with Illumine in Rock Hill, SC the new start in Seattle will utilize similar methodology yet tailor their message and approach to a unique audience. Read More

Winneconne, WI 07-2019

St. Paul Lutheran Church (established 1885) in Winneconne WI has recently been experiencing a transformation.

In 2018, the village (pop. 2,435) went through a major construction project. The main street was torn up and rebuilt along with a new bridge over the Wolf River. Now that the project is complete, the beautiful church at St. Paul Lutheran continues to sit prominently on the refurbished street. Read More

Pflugerville, TX 06-2019

Pflugerville, TX is a growing city north of Austin with a population of 64,000. With toll-roads providing easy access to downtown Austin, more families are moving into new homes that are spreading throughout the suburb region. Read More

Juneau, WI 06-2019

St John’s Lutheran Church in Juneau, WI has embarked on an effort to proclaim the gospel throughout Dodge County, WI. By expanding gospel ministry site in Horicon, Rev. Paul Schupmann and the leadership are ambitiously organizing and planting gospel seeds. The ministry site in Horicon is a new campus that began a year ago. The Lord is blessing their efforts. Read More

Mt. Horeb, WI 05-2019

Mt Horeb is growing bedroom community outside the metropolitan area of Madison. While keeping to its small-town roots and a main street that reflects its past, new homes are emerging in former pastures where farmers grew corn and raised livestock. Located only twenty miles from state capitol building, this is a perfect place to plant a new church. Read More

Chattanooga, TN 04-2019

The greatest source of peace for those who trust in God’s promises is that our Savior is a living hope. That could be a great name for a new church.  And I think that Rev. Eric Melso would agree. Read More

MLC 04-2019

Would you go canvassing in a blizzard?

That was the dilemma facing Martin Luther College.  Praise and Proclaim was invited to come to New Ulm on April 10th in conjunction with E-Day Action Day to provide evangelism training for students. The invitation to participate was also given to members from the two local WELS congregations — St. Paul and St. John’s Lutheran Church. A major component of the training included going out door-to-door to proclaim the message of salvation throughout New Ulm. Read More

Schofield, WI 03-2019

Records are meant to be broken.

Praise and Proclaim Ministries had the privilege of partnering with St. Peter Lutheran Church in Schofield, WI to launch our forty-third outreach initiative since our gospel ministry started in 2016. Read More

Corona, CA 02-2019

With extreme snowy conditions blanketing much of the northern half of the U.S., arriving to warm, sunny California is not a bad place to be in February. With temperatures in the 60’s all week, it was a lovely time to go outside and proclaim the message of salvation. Read More

Escondido, CA 02-2019

When palm trees are part of the landscape in February, you know that the prospects of warm weather are high. For those visiting from the north, it can be a welcome respite to shed winter jackets and mufflers for light jackets and sunscreen. Read More