476 – Interview: Synod Archivist

On this week’s WELSTech Christmas special, Susan Willems, the new synod archivist, joins the show to talk about what an archive is, some interesting facts about the synod archive and why your congregation or organization might want to start your own. In addition, we feature WELS President Schroeder’s Christmas message.

The interview:

Preserving the past for the future – Martin chats with our new synod archivist, Susan Willems, about her many responsibilities including the transfer of archives to the CMM, the job of digitizing the resources, and the planned searchable online catalog of resources. Susan also offers tips for congregations considering starting their own archives.

Featured video:

Watch WELS President Mark Schroeder’s Christmas Message, the newest addition on the WELSTech “Likes” list on Vimeo.

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 477 – Martin and Sallie look back at the best of 2016. Release date: Wednesday, December 28.

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