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 Donation Request

August 22, 2021 - On August 14, 2021 the country of Haiti was hit be a 7.2 magnitude earthquake which caused loss of life, a great number if injuries, and massive destruction to homes and businesses. The LWML is asking for donations of medical and first aid supplies, over the counter medications, vitamins and hygiene supplies to send to Haiti. A donation box has been placed in the Narthex for those donations.

Ladies Aid Meeting Notes

October 1, 2021 - St. John Ladies Aid met on September 29, 2021, with Dianne Kouba as hostess. Pastor Toensing led us in prayer and a Bible study on “The Great Banquet” from Luke 14. We then sang “This is the Feast”.

  • Roll call was taken with 8 members present.
  • The minutes of the August 2021 meeting were read and approved.
  • The treasurer’s report was given.
  • Ladies Aid received a thank you card and a $200 check from the Murphy family for Dan’s funeral meal.
  • We also received a newsletter from Rev. Dr. Gerald & Heidi Paul about the damages from the hurricane in the Cayman Islands.
  • Rally Day turned out well. Thank you to everyone who helped.
  • Good food and fellowship was had by the 26 in attendance at the Ladies Night Out. Thanks to all who helped make this dinner a success.
  • The cookbook committee will meet soon to begin work on the cookbook that will be ordered in June 2022.
  • We will begin planning in January 2022 for the 100 year celebration of Ladies Aid. It was decided to have Janice Reetz and Diane Kahle as the signers on the Ladies Aid bank account. Diane Kahle will have to be added as a signer and Olga Weidner will be removed.
  • Linda Pomajzl celebrated a birthday in September. September anniversaries were celebrated by Ray & Bonnie Bleich and Freddie & Olga Weidner. LaVonne Nitzel will be the hostess for October.

We closed the meeting with the Lord’s Prayer and the common Table Prayer. - Deb Walker, Secretary