Welcome to Benediction Lutheran Church!



Benediction Lutheran Church
8475 W. Fond du Lac Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53225
(414) 463-9158

Lent at Benediction

The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday February 14. We will have a chicken dinner from 5:30-6:30. This will be followed by Ash Wednesday Worship at 7:00. This service will include Holy Communion. Note that during Lent choir is after worship. There are also no Thursday worship services.


Our Midweek Lenten Worship Services are on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm. (There are no Thursday services during Lent.) The theme this year is "Questions of the Passion” as we journey through the passion of our Lord in John’s Gospel.

Each service is preceded by a Lenten Meal at 5:30.

The dates and themes are:

Feb 21 - Who is It You Want? - John 18:1-11 – Jesus’ Arrest - Pastor Mark Wangerin
Feb 28 - Are You One of Them? - John 18:12-18 - Peter's Denial - Pastor Don Hougard
Mar 6 - Shall I Crucify Your King? - John 19:1-16 - Jesus Is Sentenced - Pastor Don Hougard
Mar 13 - Are You the King of the Jews - John 18:28-24 - Jesus Before Pilate - Pastor Moua Vang
Mar 20 - Why Did You Strike Me? - John 18:19-27 - Jesus Before the Sanhedrin - Pastor Kasongo Gui Kabeo 

Maunday Thursday - March 28
Worship with Communion - 7 pm

Good Friday - March 29
German Worship - 4:30 pm
Worship - 7 pm

Easter Sunday Worship

7:45 am – Easter Breakfast
9:00 am – Easter Worship with Communion
10:30 am – Hmong Easter Worship with Communion
3:00 pm – French African Easter Worship


The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel did a front page article on our ethnic ministries in its November 19, 2023 paper. It can be found here


 There are also several radio services that you can listen to each weekend. They are:

Evangelische Andacht, Saturday at 4:30pm on WJYI 1340 AM or listen live on the website evangelischeandacht.org or use the tune-in app on your smart phone. (My German radio program with an English summary of my sermon.)

The Lutheran Hour on WTMJ 620 AM at 6:30.
These programs are on Sunday on WJYI 1340 AM or listen live on the the tune-in app on your smartphone:
Lutheran Radio Church Service at 7:00
The Word Today at 7:45
St. Paul’s, West Allis at 8:00

A Fellowship of Christians, Grounded in the Scriptures
and Centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Pastor: pastor@benediction-lcms.org
Office: office@benediction-lcms.org

Check out Pastor Hougard's sermons for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation on the Pastor's tab,

Reformation 500 Themes

Aug 27, 2017 The Reformation Comes to Denmark
Sept 3, 2017 The Freedom of the Christian
Sept 10, 2017 Adiaphora - Matter on which the Bible Is Silent
Sept 17, 2017 the Two Kingdoms - Church and State
Sept 24, 2017 Vocation - The Priesthood of All Believers
Oct 1, 2017 Repentance - The Heartbeat of the Christian
Oct 8, 2017 God's Gift of Marriage
Oct 15, 2017 Anfechtung - Tribulation
Oct 22, 2017 The Power of God's Word
Oct 29, 2017 The Centrality of the Gospel

Weekly Worship Schedule

Worship Schedule:

9 am English Worship
10:15 Sunday School
10:30 Bible Classes
11:30 Hmong Worship

3:00 pm French African Worship


7 pm Midweek Worship

Generally 3rd Sunday of Month
1:30 German Worship


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