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 & Ladies Aid

May 1, 2017 - The St. John Ladies Aid met on April 26, 2017. We opened the meeting by singing "The Day of Resurrection". Carol Brinkmeyer led us in a Bible Study based on Esther, chapters 5, 6 and 7. We will finish our study of Esther in our May meeting.

Roll call was taken with ten members present. The minutes from last month were read and approved. The treasurer's report was given and also approved.

OLD BUSINESS: JoAnn Renner is going to check further into how we can help with the "Water for Haiti" project. Carol Brinkmeyer suggested that we review our call list that we use for food for funerals, receptions, etc. We will discuss this further at our May meeting.

NEW BUSINESS: Donna Hillgren said that she and Jolene Reetz are wiling to have a craft fair and pot luck dinner sometime in October. She suggested the proceeds could go for a scholarship fund. Carol brought up having a reception for Pastor Toensing's installation on June 11th. We will finalize plans at our May meeting. Donna Hillgren celebrated a birthday on April 16. The birthday song was sung. Diane Kahle provided the refreshments for todays meeting. Carol Brinkmeyer will be the hostess at our next meeting, May 31. The meeting closed with the Lord's Prayer and common table prayer.