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Cross Generational Learning Day

Cross Generational Learning — A Reflection of Jesus’ Love in Action

LWML women and young ladies of Eternal Hope Lutheran Church, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota were very happy to engage in a ‘cross generational’ Learning Day.  We presented Pie Crust making classes to a few young ladies and also helped other ladies that just have not made any pies in years.  So April 13, 2019 was a very busy and productive day.

This class included demonstrations, plus a hands-on section.  Everyone got to measure and mix ingredients, roll out dough, crimp edges, and watch as the crust baked.  Some made a pudding type filling and left them to be enjoyed on Sunday during our Palm Sunday Dinner, while others took them home to fill and enjoy with families.

Cross Generation activities prove to be so very valuable, not only in learning skills, but getting to know each other, especially our young ladies, as they grow.


Submitted by
Jean E Joslyn
Eternal Hope Lutheran Church
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
LWML MN South District

Food Pantry and Clothes Closet

Mid-Arkansas Zone Food Pantry and Clothes Closet Visit — A Reflection of Jesus’ Love in Action


On Monday March 18, 2019 thirteen ladies from Faith Lutheran, Hot Springs Village, Arkansas went to Zion Lutheran Church in Avilla, Arkansas to visit their food pantry and clothes closet as a servant event. Sarah Brown talked about the food pantry and Jeanette Irby talked about the clothes closet. Both Sarah and Jeanette are members at Zion, Avilla. An incredible seventy-five bags of food were packed and the clothes closet was restocked.

Participants from Faith, Hot Springs Village included Jackie Wolff, Debbie Kjarland, Shirley Smestad, Jan Wendling, Caryl Galler, Ruth Rysan, Susan Peterson, Judy Kluba, Veronica Detjens, Mary Benke, Lydia Weichert, Linda Benson, and Sherry Galatas.

Submitted by
Sarah Brown
Zion Lutheran Church, Avilla, Arkansas
Mid-South District

School Kits for Lutheran World Relief

School Kits for Lutheran World Relief — A Reflection of Jesus’ Love in Action


Lutheran World Relief Quilt and Care Kits help give families around the world some of life’s essentials, as well as a reminder that they are not alone. From chronic poverty and conflict to drought and typhoon, the intensity of humanitarian needs continues to increase. Anyone can work on a quilt or kit project. It strengthens fellowship within your congregation, serves as a faith witness to your community and brings you closer to your global neighbors. The gifts you give through these projects are an immeasurable blessing to families around the world.

nullThe LWML of Christ Lutheran Church in Boulder City, Nevada, invited their congregation and their community to participate in collecting backpacks and school items to donate to Lutheran World Relief. At the end of the month the women were able to put together 70 complete school kits. Money was also donated to help with shipping costs. It was a great service activity to start off their new year.

Submitted by
Jessica Stetson
Christ Lutheran of Boulder City
Pacific Southwest District


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