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Heart to Heart Sisters
The purpose of the Heart to Heart Sisters Committee is to
- motivate, equip, and ensure opportunities for women of diverse ethnic groups to serve the church, participate in LWML, witness to the world, and grow in relationships as sisters in Christ
- produce and facilitate the H2H program for the LWML convention
The LWML recognizes there are gifted ethnic women serving with joy and passion in many ethnic-specific ministries throughout the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Because of the nature of ethnic-specific ministry, many of these women leaders are unfamiliar with the culture of the LCMS and LWML.
We are committed to assisting LWML Districts in establishing Heart to Heart Sisters programs so ethnic women may mutually encourage one another, support each other, and work together, living out the beautiful diversity that is the body of Christ.
At the 2015 Des Moines LWML Convention, we will host our second training of district leaders who will lead district Heart to Heart Sisters programs. We are excited about the opportunity to support, network, and encourage these women.
For more information, please click one of the pictures below:
2013 -2015 Heart to Heart Sisters - National Committee
Kristi Roegner, Bessie Fick, Margo Dupre, Ch.
|Embracing Diversity - a PowerPoint presentation (PPTX, 3.85MB)
(PowerPoint 97-2003 version)
"...Yet who knows whether you have come to the Kingdom for such a time as this?" (Esther 4:14).
Meet visionary LWML women through the retelling of their leadership by faith in developing a LCMS women’s organization to serve all of God’s people.
|History of Heart to Heart Program - a PowerPoint presentation (PPTX, 1.52MB)
(PowerPoint 97-2003 Version)
"Oneness in Christ is strengthened through intentionally teaming with our LCMS sisters of varied ethnic, cultural, generational and organizational backgrounds. (Assembly of Leaders, 2008)
Historical first persons’ account about the development of the Heart to Heart Training Program.
|Heart to Heart Sisters: Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 45KB)
Here, you will find answers to your questions about encouraging ethnic women in your personal circles; how to form relationships with them and invite them to engage in and serve through the LWML organization.
Click here for a listing of Multicultural Resources Available from LWML.
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