Inspiration | Founder Beth Cordes Thompson | WELS Model ESL Program
Serving Other ESL Programs | Debts of Gratitude | Outreach at Gethsemane
Serving Other ESL Programs
The WELS Model ESL Program was started in 2003 with a grant allocated by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod from the Thrivent Churchwide Foundation.
Between 2003 and 2010, over 140 congregations and missions contacted Director Beth Thompson for information on starting English Conversation Outreach (ECO) programs.
Of the several programs in Milwaukee that were served through training at Gethsemane and consultation with Beth Thompson, these three are still operating: