April 3, 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LWML Surpasses Mission Goal for 2015–2017 Biennium
ST. LOUIS, April 3, 2017 — The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) announced the 2015–2017 Mission Goal of $2 million was met and has been surpassed.
President Patti Ross shared, “Praise and thanksgiving to God! Through Mite Box offerings and generous responses to our Lord’s blessings, LWML will be able to fund all 19 grants chosen by the Des Moines Convention in 2015. In humble adoration and with praise to our faithful God, we dedicate these dollars to Him for the work of missionaries and ministries around the world who work to spread the saving message of Christ's love and forgiveness.”
Mission offerings sent with the postmark of March 31, 2017, will be applied to this mission goal, so a final accounting will be available in a few weeks.
Mite offerings, along with donations from other LWML supporters, will help continue to fund the mission grants which will be selected at the LWML Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in June 2017. In addition to support through Mite Box offerings, you may also donate to the LWML in the following ways:
- Donate online at http://www.lwml.org/donate-online or by clicking on the “Donate” button on the LWML website;
- Electronic, automated mite offerings may be given at http://www.lwml.org/joyful-response;
- Donations to the endowment fund at http://www.lwml.org/endowment-fund;
- Planned gifts at http://www.lwmlgiftplan.org/;
- Searches and shopping on the web generate donations through Goodsearch at www.goodsearch.com or through www.goodshop.com;
- Purchases through an Amazon account generate donations at www.smile.amazon.com; and
- Thrivent members may direct Thrivent Choice Dollars® at www.thrivent.com/thriventchoice or by calling 1-800-847-4836.
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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Contact: Carol von Soosten
Public Relations Director
Lutheran Women's Missionary League