We are honored that you are considering membership at Hales Corners Lutheran Church. Our promise is that we will accept you wherever you are in your faith walk. In following God's plan for us as Christians, we will encourage you to grow in your faith through regular worship, study of God's Word, stewardship, serving others and spreading the Word. We want you to get involved, but more importantly, we want you to feel connected.

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How to Become a Member of Hales Corners Lutheran Church

There are many ways to let us know of your interest in membership at HCL. Here are some places to start:

  • Drop us a note with your offering

  • Fill out the Inquiry Form at the Information Counter at church

  • Use one of the Guest envelopes in the pews

  • Call the church office

  • Email your interest to our New Member Coordinator at

Once you have contacted us with your interest in becoming a member, you will receive a call from our New Member Coordinator who will answer any questions you may have and will set up an orientation date.

Read on for more details about our New Member process.

New Member Welcome Process

New members are welcomed into the Hales Corners Lutheran family through a dinner, orientation, and welcome service. The New Member Dinner and Orientation dates are listed below and are held in January, March, May, July, September, and November.

We recently added the Welcome Dinner to our process for individuals and families looking to become members of the HCL family! Prior to new member orientation, bring your family and let’s break bread together! A mentor family will be assigned to each new member family to ensure all of your questions are answered and you are warmly acquainted with everything HCL has to offer. Childcare will also be offered. So come and dine with us, meet other church members, and hear about the wonderful ways you and your family can get connected and grow with the Family of God. RSVP to Carol Fedewa a

2019 New Member Dinner & Orientation Dates

January 15th - Welcome Dinner - 6:00-7:30pm
January 27th - Orientation - 9:00am-Noon

March 14th - Welcome Dinner - 6:00-7:30pm
March 24th - Orientation - 9:00am-Noon

May 7th - Welcome Dinner - 6:00-7:30pm
May 19th - Orientation - 9:00am-Noon

July 18th - Welcome Dinner - 6:00-7:30pm
July 28th - Orientation - 9:00am-Noon

September 17th - Welcome Dinner - 6:00-7:30pm
September 22nd - Orientation - 9:00am-Noon

November 5th - Welcome Dinner - 6:00-7:30pm
November 10th - Orientation - 9:00am-Noon