Welcome To The Lutheran Military Support Group

On May 1st, 2015 a group of Veterans from throughout the Synod stood up the Lutheran Military Support Group, LMSG. Any Veteran who has served our country with honor will be considered part of this organization. This group was formed in concert with the WELS National Chaplain, Pastor Paul Ziemer; the Synod's committee for Military Services and in fellowship with ELS. >>Read More  

Get Involved

Organized to meet a serious and critical need.  It was from those who had served in uniform that the call came for organizing active duty and veterans to support this ministry . It took time for the planted seed to grow. Now it has sprung up, and is beginning to show itself. It deserves our support. Whether you’re an Individual Patron or a Congregation we need you to partner with us to take LMSG to the next level. >>Read More


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Messages From our President and National Chaplain

Meet New LMSG President, Col. Erhard Opsahl

Erhard (“Erik”) Opsahl retired as an Army colonel and lives in McFarland, Wisconsin. He is a 1985 graduate of the National War College. Opsahl possesses a PhD in medieval history from the University of Wisconsin, Madison (1994). Currently, Opsahl... read more

One of Our Own

Master Sergeant Joshua Wheeler, member of the Army’s Delta Force who recently was killed freeing ISIS hostages, was one of our own. Not that he was WELS or ELS, but he was part of our extended family. He was... read more
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