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Convention Central Issue #3
LWML eNews Issue #178 – April 27, 2016

More LWML Districts Met in Convention April 22–24, 2016

LWML Central Illinois District

The LWML Central Illinois District met in convention in Jacksonville, Illinois, under the theme, "Create In Me a Clean Heart, O God," based on Psalm 51:10. LWML Central Illinois District President Pam Spilker presided over her second convention, which boasted an attendance of 294. Delegates adopted seven new mission grants and Sheila Lutz was elected to serve for the next four years as LWML District President.

LWML Louisiana-Mississippi District

"Bountiful, Sow, Nourish, Reap," from 2 Corinthians 9:8 served as the convention theme as LWML Louisiana-Mississippi District President Debbie Greene finished her term in Houma, Louisiana. Over 100 attendees, including at least six mother-daughter combos, gathered for worship, prayer, Bible study, and elected Anita Granger as new LWML Louisiana-Mississippi District President.

LWML English District

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was the site for the LWML English District Convention. Officiating over the first convention in her term, LWML English District President Jan Simmons welcomed over 80 attendees with the theme, "Freely Sowing, Serving, and Sharing," based on Galatians 5:13.

LWML Atlantic District

Lillian Biddle, LWML Atlantic District President, lowered the gavel for her first convention based on the theme, “When I Called; You Answered Me.” Psalm 138:3 was the Bible passage 129 participants, including 20 first timers and four Young Women Representatives, studied in East Elmhurst, New York. A new mission goal and 13 mission grants were decided by voting delegates.

Save the Date!

nullMark your calendars for June 22–June 25, 2017.

Montana, Rocky Mountain, Utah-Idaho, and Wyoming Districts invite everyone to the 37th Biennial LWML Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Plan to be there!

Join these districts in praying and planning today.

Lutheran Women in Mission - The Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML) is the official women's auxiliary of the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod. Since 1942, 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.
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