February 27, 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Recipients Designated for LWML Convention Offerings
ST. LOUIS, February 27, 2017 — The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) announced the four offering recipients for the 37th Biennial LWML Convention being held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 22–25, 2017.
The four recipients selected by the LWML Board of Directors are:
- Convention Offering #1 — LWML Mission Goal for the 2017–2019 Biennium
- Convention Offering #2 — LWML Endowment Fund in honor of LWML’s 75th Anniversary
- Convention Offering #3 — Bilingual Worker Priest serving on the United States/Mexico border (from Concordia Lutheran Church, Chula Vista, California)
- Convention Offering #4 — God Cares About You (mission outreach in the International Zone from Christ Lutheran Church and School, Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Don’t miss this 75th Anniversary convention, plus take advantage of early discounted registration rates available through March 13, 2017. Go to www.lwml.org/2017-convention for all the details about convention registration, hotel reservations, speakers, and activities. Convention information may also be found in the Winter 2016 issue of the Lutheran Woman’s Quarterly convention insert.
The convention, centered around the theme, “Jesus Christ Above All,” is based on the Bible passage, “Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name” (Philippians 2:9).
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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