Convention by the Numbers
If you are interested in numbers, enjoy these from the Albuquerque convention, June 22-25:
Total number of convention attendees was 3,471 of which 850 were first time attendees.
Total Young Woman Representatives attending was 81.
Tee Up 4 Mites raised $15,255.78 with approximately 48 people participating.
The Mission in Motion/Mission Pledge Walk raised $72,683.06 with 1,132 participating.
The blood donation drive had 106 participants.
Gifts from the Heart donations provided: 340 Sheet Sets, 161 Baby Kits, 229 School Kits, 4,607 Items of Underwear, 22 Boxes of Towels and Linens, and $31,256 in Gift Cards, Cash, and Checks.
Servant Events participants provided the following items to non-profits agencies in the region: 432 Marked Bibles, 100 Hygiene Bags, 3,000 Personal Care Kits, 354 Fleece Blankets, 1,147 Cards for Phil’s Friends, 99 Quilts, and 639 School Kits.
Convention Offering #1, for the Mission Goal, received $48,818.52.Offering #2, a 75th Anniversary Thank Offering for the LWML Endowment received $51,884.84. Offering #3, for a bilingual worker priest on the US/Mexico border through Concordia Lutheran Church, Chula Vista, California received $31,964.81. Offering #4, for the “God Cares About You” mission in Albuquerque received $33,710.56.
There were 71 Mission Flags representing the countries where LWML has provided mission grants.
For the 2017-2019 Mission Goal, 22 mission grants were selected for funding.
Visit www.lwml.org/mission-grants to learn more about the mission grants selected.
Number #1 Name Above All Names — Jesus! Praise be to God for whom all blessings flow!
2017-2019 Mission Grant Bookmarks
Mission Grant bookmarks are now available here http://bit.ly/2sy5rt5
LWML Sunday 2017
LWML bulletins are now available:
Please continue to check www.lwml.org/lwml-sunday
for further LWML Sunday 2017 resource materials.
Check Out The New LWML Look
Have LWML has a new look. Check out our new website at www.lwml.org. If you would like to use the new primary logo visit www.lwml.org/logos-style-sheet. If you would like to use your LWML District logo or you would like to receive a custom made logo for your zone or society, please contact Ashley Jenkins, Marketing & Communications Manager for LWML at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017-2019 reSOURCEs for Planning Programs
This "grab and go" resource provides two years of thematic monthly meeting plans. You can print as many copies as you need of any of the resources which include Icebreakers, Devotions, Bible Studies, Sketches, Mission Servant Projects, and Mission Grant References. Find it here www.lwml.org/program-helps
President Patti's Blog
Have you seen the new look of President Patti’s, Lutheran Women in Mission blog? Her recent blog post on “A Shout-Out to LWML Sisters from a Convention-Goer” can be found here blog.lwml.org.
Peter ... from Fisherman to Fisher of Men
Authored by Donna Pyle, this study examines how God uses Peter’s brokenness, failures, and triumphs to help us grow in faith. The workbook is 132 pages and can be found at http://bit.ly/2qIbM6B. The DVD set can be found here http://bit.ly/2tRbTzh.
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