Convention Central Issue #14
LWML eNews Issue #193 — October 7, 2016
LWML Florida-Georgia District
LWML Florida-Georgia District President Bunnie Koelsch presided over her final convention in West Palm Beach, Florida, September 30–October 2, 2016. The theme, "Standing Firm in Our Faith," focused 282 attendees, including 12 Young Woman Representatives, during worship, prayer, Bible study, and activities. Delegates elected Patricia “Trish” Aamoth as the new District President and selected 12 new mission grants. In her keynote address Past LWML President Jan Wendorf (2007–2011) highlighted LWML’s history of walking into unchartered territory. LWML’s beginning in 1942, supporters standing firm in their faith, becoming a mission-minded organization, and being engaged in the Word are factors which will allow LWML to celebrate its 75th anniversary next year.
Mission Goal for 2015–2017 Biennium: $2,000,000
Amount Received (all sources): $1,359,059.11
Amount Needed: $640,940.89
To see more details on the current status of offerings received, click here. Share this printable monthly update as an encouragement in decreasing the shortfall in mite donations.
Mites and donations may be made through individual Mite Box offerings to societies, zones, districts, PayPal accounts, the LWML website’s online donation process, setting up recurring electronic donations through Joyful Response®, by calling the LWML office — 1.800.252.5965, or mailing your contribution to: LWML, 3558 S. Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63118.
Our mission grant recipients need your continued prayers, love, and support to meet their ministry goals. Help LWML support these grant recipients.
Watch for the special LWML 2017 Convention insert in the winter issue of Lutheran Woman's Quarterly for registration forms, details on speakers, activities, and events. Early discounted registration opens February 1, 2017. Make your plans now for a Diamond Dazzling celebration in Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 22–25, 2017! Check out the website for more details.
Register today! Lutheran Hour Ministries’ 100th Anniversary Celebration takes place Oct. 21–23, 2016. You’re invited to join the International Lutheran Laymen’s League / Lutheran Hour Ministries in St. Louis, Missouri, for an exciting weekend that kicks off a year-long celebration of their 100th anniversary! LWML is hosting a complimentary breakfast for all women attending the event. Sign up today by visiting www.lhm.org/100years or call 1-800-876-9880.
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