Dear Lucy Leader … Christmas Event Planning

Dear Lucy Leader,

Christmas time is coming soon. I want to do something special with my group, but I just don’t think I have the time or energy to do it. Can you help me?

Not So Merry Mary

Dear Not So Merry Mary,

Christmas time can be incredibly stressful these days. First, it is important for you to carve out time to spend in the Word to let the Spirit refresh you. But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint (Isaiah 40:31). God promises to give us rest. Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28).

Fear not! For behold, I have tidings of great joy! Start your planning early. LWML has a multitude of resources to help you plan special Christmas events for your group. Multi-session and short Bible studies to help your group focus can be found at¬†www.lwml.org/winter. You can find interactive litanies, responsive readings, and short programs at¬†www.lwml.org/program-helps-litanies. A¬†birthday party for Jesus and other fun Christmas mission service ideas and directions to make¬†Christmas paper ornaments can be found on¬†lwml.org. You can find even more ideas by going to¬†lwml.org and typing ‚ÄúChristmas‚ÄĚ in the search bar. LWML has so many good ideas for you that the hardest part will be choosing what you want to do!¬†

Let me leave you with this Bible verse:

For to us a child is born,
    to us a son is given;
and the government shall be upon his shoulder,
    and his name shall be called
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
    Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6).

Merry Christmas, Mary!

Lucy Leader


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God's Blessings,
Lois Teinert, Chairman
Leadership Development Committee

2019-2021 LWML Leadership Development Committee Members
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