A printable PDF can be found at the end of this article.


Check with the LCMS and the LWML district for speakers in the zone’s geographic area.


Resources are available online (many as free downloads) or from the LWML Catalog:

  • Bible studies;
  • devotions;
  • retreat programs with various themes;
  • leader training materials;
  • servant event suggestions;
  • mission service opportunities;
  • audio/video materials;
  • sketches and skits;
  • ethnic resources; 
  • PowerPoint presentations;
  • Guidelines for officers from A to V (“Archivist-Historian” to “Vice President” and everyone in between);
  • resources teaching planning and organizational skills; and
  • departmental newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, and articles.

The LWML Handbook offers many helps pertinent for zone leaders; check out the sections on meeting helps and resources.

The Planning Zone, available as a free, downloadable resource on the LWML website, is helpful for planning zone events.


View printable PDF of this article, Resources for Zones