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Wednesday Noon Live: Audio/Visual/Written Newsletter – 11/2020 Video    Podcast                                                    With special guest Peggy Weber, RN, MSN – COVID, the Elections, and now the Holidays:  How do we cope?

Wednesday Noon Live:  Audio/Visual/Written Newsletter – 10/2020:  Video  PDF version Oct 2020   With special guest Reid Magney of the Wisconsin Elections Commission

Community Meals Ministry.  Bill Binroth, Director of Let’s Eat Community Meals of Chassell, MI talks about how to get a community meals ministry started and keep it going!

Wednesday Noon Live September 2020Covid & Detention, featuring Attorney Mary Campbell, Program Director of AMMPARO; Ms. Marisol Fuentes de Dubon, Milwaukee Immigration Task Force & Detained Migrant Project; and Dr. Stephanie Mitchell, Professor of Latin American History at Carthage College & Emaus Lutheran Church (Racine) member.

Wednesday Noon Live August 2020 with a focus on the new Mask Mandate, featuring Reverend Blake Rohrer with a response as a citizen and Christian to the the state mandate on masks. Green Bay Alderwoman Barbara Dorff responding to the threats to the City Council after their local mandate and her hopes for the future; Mr. William Mattson of LOPPW’s council and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rhinelander responding to issues he sees locally and the mandate.

Wednesday Noon Live July 2020 featuring Intern Evan Sadlon and Climate Change Video

July 2020 PDF Supplemental


Talking about Climate Change during the Pandemic    Interview with Chief Meteorologist Bob Lindmeier


June 19, 2020: Updates, Announcements, & Advocacy Opportunities


Food Truck Ministry:  Filling a hole during the pandemic – interview with Rev. Lindsey Buekelman of All People’s Lutheran Church in Milwaukee


Policing & the Use of Force with former Madison Police Chief and Police Officer in Minneapolis, now an Episcopal priest, Father David Couper.


The Pandemic and Living on the Edges of Safety: Interview with Sue Sippel of the Family Center in Wisconsin Rapids talking about domestic abuse; Jan Miyasaki of Project Respect in Madison talking about sex trafficking; Sharyl Kato of the Rainbow Project in Madison talking about child abuse


June focus is on the New Stimulus Bill and SNAP with special guest, John Johnson, ELCA Program Director of Domestic Policy

Wednesday Noon Live June 2020 via Facebook


“Government and Civic Engagement: Discipleship in a Democracy” moderated by Rev. Dr. Roger Willer.  Zoom Recording of Social Message Draft Discussion


Great tips and wisdom from Sharry Hebert, Food Pantry Coordinator, Trinity Lutheran Church in Eau Claire.  Watch this video:  How to Start a Food Pantry:


Our environment since the pandemic and what is possible nextDr. Erin Zimmerman, Climate Reality Leader, please do, in this slighted edited version! She packs a lot of engaging information with a sense of hope into about a five-minute presentation, followed by answers to some great questions people asked.

May focus is on Safer at Home and a Wisconsin Nurse’s Journey with COVID-19

Wednesday Noon Live May 2020:

Full Program  Interview OnlyPodcast

WNL May 2020 Supplement


April focus is on the Coronavirus and Racism 

Wednesday Noon Live April 2020 via Facebook

Wednesday Noon Live April 2020 via Podcast

Additional video:  Sudden Surge of Pastors Online!


March’s focus is on Immigration!

Wednesday Noon Live March 2020 via Facebook

Wednesday Noon Live March 2020 via Podcast

WNL Program Plus


February’s focus is on water!

Wednesday Noon Live February 2020 via Facebook

Wednesday Noon Live February 2020 via Podcast

We created a video of our interview with Chief Meteorologist Bob Lindmeier from our most recent Wednesday Noon Live. Please feel free to use in your congregations and other communities and share on social media:

20-minute interview with Chief Meteorologist Bob Lindmeier – VIDEO

20-minute interview with Chief Meteorologist Bob Lindmeier – Podcast


Wednesday Noon Live January 8, 2020  


Featuring Chief Meteorologist Bob Lindmeier on Climate Change and Natural Disasters


Wednesday Noon Live December 4, 2019


Featuring Attorney Rachel Monaco-Wilcox on anti-sex trafficking and Safe Harbor legislation

Plus the Shocked Intern, Amelia Gonzales  


Wednesday Noon Live November 6, 2019                                                                 


Featuring Trinidad Ariztia, ELCA Program Director for Development and Migration Policy on What is happening with public policies on immigration and refugees