Ladies Aid & LWML - Lutheran Woman's Missionary League

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) is the official women’s auxiliary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. for almost 75 years, the LWML has focused on affirming each woman’s relationship with Christ, encouraging and equipping women to live out their Christian lives in active mission ministries and to support global missions.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League is to assist each woman of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in affirming her relationship with the Triune God so that she is enabled to use her gifts in ministry to the people of the world.

LWML Update

October 1, 2017 - All women are invited! Mark your calendars now and plan to join us on the afternoon of October 8th for the Lincoln Zone LWML Fall Rally to be held at Lutheran Family Services. Our guest speaker Joel Stoltenow, Development Officer at Lutheran Family Services will share news of some exciting new programs they are offering. The theme Love One Another 1 John 4:7 will fill the afternoon. Registration is Free, but if you want to support LFS, a tax deductible voucher will be available for your $5 donation. We will plan a car pool from St. John, talk with Sandi Karl for more details. 402-440-8887

LWML & Ladies Aid Meeting

December 1, 2017 - St. John's Ladies Aid met on November 29, 2017, with Janice Reetz as hostess. We opened the meeting by singing the hymn, "Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me". Pastor Toensing led us in Bible Study on Psalm 139:23-24.

  1. Roll call was taken with ten members present.
  2. The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved and the treasurer's report was given.
  3. OLD BUSINESS: The Altar covers have been received and are in use.
  4. NEW BUSINESS: A motion was made and seconded to send $20 Christmas donations to each of the following: Lutheran Family Services, Lutheran Hour Ministries, Orphan Grain Train, Ministry to the Armed Forces and to Crete Cares. A $50 gift will be sent to Reverend Joe and Jennie Asher, our adopted missionaries in Germany. Motion passed.
  5. Janice Reetz will purchase the gifts for the shut-ins.
  6. The officers for 2018 will be:
    • President, Diane Kahle,
    • Vice President, Carol Brinkmeyer:
    • Secretary, Shirley Reetz:
    • Treasurer, Janice Reetz:
    • Altar Committee, LaVonne Nitzel and JoAnn Renner:
    • Welfare Committee, Donna Hillgren and Barb Meinke.
      • Installations of officers will be held next month.

On December 20th, we will have a Christmas party with a covered dish luncheon at 11:30. There will be Advent Services at 10:30 that morning. Anyone interested in coming to Ladies Aid after the Advent Service is welcome to join us. - Shirley Reetz, Secretary