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.
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.
The ladies of the LWML will be hosting our annual prayer service on Tuesday July 18th at 7:00 PM, to be followed with refreshments. The Prayer Service will be held in the sanctuary and is open to the whole family, including men and children. Please join us as we praise the Lord and Celebrate 75 years of the LWML in a relaxed worship setting; “Commending Christ from One Generation to Another.” Hope to see many of you there!
August 1, 2017 - St. John Ladies Aid met on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. We opened the meeting by singing "In the Cross of Christ I Glory". Pastor Toensing led us in the Bible Study on "The Spirituality of the Cross".
Roll call was taken with nine members present. Jolene Reetz and Paisley were our guests. The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. The treasurer's report was given and approved.
OLD BUSINESS: The Fish Boil was held on July 9 was a success. Darleen thanked everyone for the food that was brought in. The procedures for funerals have been posted on the refrigerators in the kitchen. Donna Hillgren announced that the craft fair will be held on November 9th and 10th. There will be a cookie exchange, crafts and a bake sale. Lunch will be served on Saturday and on Sunday after church.
We were invited to attend a salad supper at Messiah Lutheran Church in Lincoln. It will be held on August 2nd, from 6:45 to 8:45. Jane Bedient from the Comfort Dog Ministry will be the guest speaker. Messiah is located at 1800 So. 84th Street.
Birthdays celebrated in July were Janice Reetz, Marilyn Nast, LaVonne Nitzel and Barb Meinke. The birthday song was sung. Pastor and Carol Brinkmeyer celebrated their anniversary on July 28th. Dianne Kouba was hostess in July and Barb Meinke will be our hostess in August.
The meeting was closed with the Lord's Prayer and the common table prayer. - Shirley Reetz, Secretary