Shepherd of the Hills is a member congregation of the Wisconsin Evangelical
Lutheran Synod (WELS).
Our church body is characterized as theologically conservative.
WELS is the third largest Lutheran church body in America.
With national offices in Milwaukee, WI, our church body consists of more
than 1,200 congregations spread across the United States and Canada.
WELS serves a membership of nearly 400,000 people.
The word “synod” refers to a group of Christians who “walk together” because
they share the same beliefs.