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eNews Issue 184 – June 17, 2016

Three LWML Districts Met in Convention June 8–June 12, 2016

LWML Eastern District

LWML Eastern District President Kathy Pavelock presided over her first convention in Binghamton, New York. The theme, “Take My Hand and Lead Me,” gave 155 attendees, including six Young Woman Representatives (YWRs), a focus during worship, Bible study, and activities. Members from the New Liberian Society–Women of Hope expressed their joy while singing and dancing in traditional dress.

LWML Mid-South District

The LWML Mid-South District met in convention June 10–June 12, 2016 under the theme, “The Promise” from Acts 2:39. Over 200 men and women joined together in El Dorado, Arkansas, as President Ramona Stevenson led delegates in adopting mission grants for the new biennium and electing Diane Reimold from West Tennessee as new District President.

LWML Rocky Mountain District

The women of the LWML Rocky Mountain District assembled around the theme “God–Our Fortress and Refuge” based on Psalm 91:2. Held at the historic Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado, President Sylvia Bean led the first convention of her term with over 240 in attendance, including nine YWRs and six teens. An ice cream social and theater organ performance entertained after the Friday opening worship service at Immanuel Lutheran. Saturday evening convention guests were treated to a patriotic orchestra concert by The Little London Winds with President Sylvia taking a turn directing.

CORRECTION: LWML South Dakota District President’s name is Lisa Asmus.

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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