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December 2019

Christian Life Connection

Everyone needs a little CLC – December 2019

Meet Our Christian Life Department

Christian Life Committee
Mary Marten, Chairman
Rebecca Bessell
JoNette Brogaard

Christian Resources Editors
Terri Bentley, Chairman
Ruth Badciong
Linda Koeller

Susan Brunkow, Vice President of Christian Life
Rev. Brian Noack, Pastoral Counselor

New Products from the Christian Life Department:

Check out all these products and many more Bible studies, devotions and sketches on the LWML website lwml.org.

We welcome your suggestions or questions. For more information or if you have questions, contact depcl@lwml.org


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July 2019

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Christian Life Connection

Everyone needs a little CLC

July 2019


The purpose of the Christian Life Committee is to provide materials to engage, encourage, and equip women to grow in their Christian faith and service.

Praise the Lord for the wonderful convention He provided in Mobile, AL with the theme In Praise to the Lord! Over 3000 women and men gathered together to praise and worship our awesome Lord Jesus Christ!

The Christian Life booth in the exhibit hall had many people come by and inquire about the Christian Life materials available. 116 people made cards for missionaries. We were so pleased to give away seven of the newest materials. Following are the winners:

reSOURCEs Book for 2019-2021 – Doris Courson (Central Illinois District)

Where Love Abides, Bible study/video by Donna Pyle – Cherrie Clark (Kansas District)

Balance Bible study series by Kay Meyer – Kathy Schwartz (Northern Illinois District)

A Missionary? Me? Bible study by Karol Selle – Mary Prartt (Mid-South District), Diane Gotto (Iowa West District), Glenice Hall (Minnesota North District)

Peter, From Fisherman to Fisher of Men by Donna Pyle – Sheri Jamatt (South Dakota District)

Jennifer Huecker, VP Christian Life

Christian Life Committee
Mary Marten, Chairman
Ruth Badciong
Diana Schnack

Christian Resources Committee
Diane Grebing, Chairman
Linda Koeller
Tina Landskroener
 

For more information or if you have questions, contact depcl@lwml.org


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October 2018

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Christian Life Connection

Everyone needs a little CLC

October 2018


The purpose of the Christian Life Committee is to provide materials to engage, encourage, and equip women to grow in their Christian faith and service.

What is coming from the Christian Life Committee?

  • Three new Mustard Seeds booklets to premiere at the 2019 LWML Convention in Mobile: Comfort and Hope, In Praise to the Lord, Joy in Our Daily Lives
     
  • A new Bible study: A Missionary? Me? stories from missionary women around the world incorporating Bible studies by Karol Selle, also will premiere at the 2019 LWML Convention in Mobile.
     
  • A Women’s Day Event, A Christian Journey, authored by Terri Bentley and based on Pilgrim’s Progress. Watch for this exciting adventure!

What new blessings are already available online?

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What can you find on the LWML website?

  • The Task-Filled Life and more Bible studies, sketches, devotions
     
  • Many resources to help with local groups, zones, and districts
     
  • Mission Grants and what God is doing through those Mite Box offerings


Christian Life Committee

Mary Marten, chairman
Ruth Badciong
Diana Schnack

Jennifer Huecker, VP Christian Life

For more information or if you have questions, contact depcl@lwml.org


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June 2018

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Christian Life Connection

Everyone needs a little CLC

June 2018


Christian Life Committee

Mary Marten
Ruth Badciong
Diana Schnack

Jennifer Huecker, VP Christian Life

 

June and July are feature months for the amazing DVD Bible studies, authored by Donna Pyle.

Every age group will benefit from the experience and want to share these versatile DVD Bible studies.

Some testimonies:

“Our local LWML has studied all of these DVD Bible studies. It’s so easy. Each one of us studies our workbook and then we meet once a week to view the DVD. The presentation is easy to follow. We’ve enjoyed her humor. We’ve had great discussions and have grown in our study of the Scriptures.”

“I appreciate that each study has been doctrinally reviewed, so we know this is the true Word of God.”

Order now to have available for your LWML!

Where Love Abides DVD Bible Study

YOU are Invited to begin another journey into God’s Word. 

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Where Love Abides, Abiding in the True Vine to Bear Lasting Fruit is a new DVD Bible study, based on John 15:1–17 and authored by Donna Pyle. This study was filmed on location in New York at the vineyard of LWML Gift  Planning Counselor, Linda Gage and family.

Where Love Abides will be introduced at the LWML Texas District Convention July 5, 2018 and will be available for purchase through the LWML website and LWML Store.

Where Love Abides is coming soon! Preorder #LWML68936 (DVD with electronic workbook PDF) and additional workbooks #LWML68937


Peter … From Fisherman to Fisher of Men DVD Bible Study

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Peter … from Fisherman to Fisher of Men, takes us on an adventure with Peter, as God uses Peter’s brokenness, failures, and triumphs to help us grow in faith.

 

Order #LWML68934 ( DVD with electronic workbook PDF) and additional workbooks #LWML68935


Overflowing Abundance DVD Bible Study

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Overflowing Abundance, invites you to walk with Jesus during His feeding of the five thousand. Even though Jesus dealt with doubting disciples, fatigue, personal grief, and limited resources, by digging deeper into the Scriptures we see our compassionate Savior.

 

Order #LWML68932 (DVD with workbook) and additional workbooks #LWML68933


Your Strong Suit DVD Bible Study

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Your Strong Suit, based on Ephesians 6, 10–18, put on the full armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. These eight lessons enrich your faith walk in a world full of temptations.

 

Order #LWML68930 (DVD with workbook) and additional workbooks

 

For more information or if you have questions, contact depcl@lwml.org


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April 2018

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Christian Life Connection

Everyone needs a little CLC

April 2018


Christian Life Committee

Mary Marten
Ruth Badciong
Diana Schnack

Jennifer Huecker, VP Christian Life

 

The purpose of the Christian Life Committee is to provide materials to engage, encourage, and equip women to grow in their Christian faith and service.

Some wonderful upcoming blessings from Christian Life …

  • At least three new Mustard Seeds Booklets to premiere at the 2019 LWML Convention in Mobile.
  • A new online Bible study by Jan Brunette.
  • A second Bible study (this topic is a surprise).

More blessings already available online …

Check out the LWML site under the WORD tab for …

  • Bible studies
  • Sketches
  • Devotions
  • All these are new each month

For more information or if you have questions, contact depcl@lwml.org

 

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March 2017

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March 2017

eNewsletter from the LWML Christian Life Committee


Christian Life Committee

Anne Hartman
Terri Wenzel
Jennifer Huecker

Eden Keefe, VP Christian Life

 

The purpose of the Christian Life Committee is to provide materials to engage, encourage, and equip women to grow in their Christian faith and service.

YOU ARE INVITED TO ...

Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League by joining your LWML sisters at our convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 22-25, 2017. The LWML 37th Biennial Convention is less than four (4) months away so visit www.lwml.org/2017-convention for registration and special event information. See you in Albuquerque!

Celebrate the ways God has richly blessed our league for seventy-five years, and the ways He has richly blessed our individual lives through the LWML. Share memories of Mission Grants reaching all sectors of the world; share memories of laughter, travel, servant events, and display booths; share memories of joining together in worship, celebratory choral music, processional banners, and partaking in Holy Communion with thousands of worshipers. The list will never end, as we each recall special people, events and memories we treasure, and join in convention activities to make new memories.

Celebrate with other Christian women during the convention by sharing an hour of your time at the Christian Life Display Booth. Displays will be open on Thursday all day, and Friday and Saturday when convention is not in session. If you are willing to spend an hour sharing Christian Life products (example below) and coloring bookmarks with other LWML attendees, please email jenhuecker@gmail.com.

Celebrate by sharing that these new products are available 

 

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December 2016

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December 2016

eNewsletter from the LWML Christian Life Committee


Christian Life Committee

Anne Hartman
Terri Wenzel
Jennifer Huecker

Eden Keefe, VP Christian Life

 

The purpose of the Christian Life Committee is to provide materials to engage, encourage, and equip women to grow in their Christian faith and service.

Experience JOY in the journey as you share LWML Bible studies and products with your districts and zones, and especially your webmaster, so that these resources may reach and benefit each society and LWML member. The easiest way to get started is to view the LWML Store.

ENGAGE:  The Christmas season is a great time of year to engage young and old in the love that is God! Available as free printable downloads on the LWML website are notecards and bookmarks ready for coloring. Check out the new Christmas selection. Plant the seeds of God's love and grace by sharing these colorful bookmarks or Mustard Seed Devotions. Put them in Christmas cards, goodie bags to be given away to nursing homes, first responders, or new church members! LWML has many great Mustard Seed topics to choose from, including large print versions. See pages 11-13 of the online catalog for these short Scripture and prayer devotions that equip us to Begin with God and engage in the Race of Faith.

ENCOURAGE:  District and Zone Christian Life Chairmen can encourage groups and individuals to lead or participate in a new Bible study. Whether women need to confront Whatever ... Life Brings,experience Living with Pain, or share a Mountaintop Journey with Jesus, LWML offers Bible studies and prayer books in print, on CD, or in downloadable formats. View pages 6-8 of the catalog for great ideas.

ENJOY:  Why not begin and enjoy the New Year with a new Bible? The new Today's Light Bible and LWML Butterfly Bible Cover will get you started right. As you make plans to attend the 75th Anniversary Convention, consider the opportunity of spending a few moments working the Christian Life booth in the display area. A call for workers with time selections will follow in February. Contact information for new District Christian Life Chairmen may be sent to jenhuecker@gmail.com

 CLC Thoughts: What a privilege as Christian Life leaders to provide opportunities and ideas for sharing God's Word. We just need to offer ideas and specific information on where to find them. Begin your search for materials online at the LWML website or call CPH at 800-325-3040 to place an order.

Please make time to share the online LWML Catalog and Bible studies with your districts and zones. This is the best way to reach each society with resources! And remember all LWML resources have passed LCMS doctrinal review.                                             

One last request: if your district has a new District President or Christian Life leader, please send her name and email address to lwml@lwml.org, so she can be added to the distribution list. Also, please forward this to anyone in your district that might find this information helpful – including your webmaster!

Blessings as you serve Him.

 

Your Christian Life Committee: Anne Hartman, Terri Wenzel, Jennifer Huecker


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