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Report from the 2017 Women's Triennial Gathering

50 LADIES FROM OUR LIVING WATERS CONFERENCE motored to Walker on October 3rd to attend the Living Waters Fall Gathering hosted by our Women of Hope. Our day began with Pastor Matt presiding at our worship/communion service. Our board meeting was led by Peg Christensen, Living Waters Conference Coordinator. Our Northeast Women’s Synodical summer gathering will be June 4th, 5th and 6th at Sugar Lake Lodge by Grand Rapids. Start planning now to attend this inspirational and informative event. Let’s try to send a couple scholarship gals this year. Dee Oliver was the special program for the day speaking on “Whose Corner are you Going to Light?” A great presentation - thanks Dee. Special gifts made by Sherren Foss and our crafters were given to all attendees. $369.00 was taken in at the Triennial Market Place. These monies will be collected over the next three years to be divided among those from our Conference who will be attending the Triennial in Phoenix in 2020. And a big thank you to our Men of Hope who served the luncheon and did the clean-up. It was a terrific day.

Altar Guild:

November: Gloria Niswonger, Sherren Foss & Carol Ulring

December: Linda Piller, Marge Reinke, Tanis Beadle,

Martha Vetter & Connie Kaylor

Ladies! Are you looking for something to do?

There are many activities that you can be a part of:

  • Crafters meet on Tuesday mornings at 9:00 a.m.
  • Card makers meet on Tuesday mornings at 9:00 a.m.
  • Quilters meet on Thursday mornings at 8:30 a.m.
  • We are always looking for knitters or crocheters to make prayer shawls (These are done in your home at your leisure)
  • Circles Meet:

    Ruth Nov. 8 @ 9:30 a.m. at Ardyce Pederson’s

    Hannah Nov 9 @ 9:30 am at Bev-Corr Higdem

    Lydia Nov. 9 @ 9:30 a.m. at Illa Ommen’s

    Miriam Nov. 13 @ 6:30 p.m. at church

    Naomi Nov. 14 @ 9:30 a.m. at Marge Reinke’s

    Kitchen Cleaning: Lydia Circle November 6th

    Study Leaders meet with Pastor Matt November 7th at 10:30 a.m.

    Just a reminder to Circles: If you haven’t gotten your Circle rosters/schedules to Gloria Niswonger yet, please do so. She needs this information to produce our Women of Hope brochure for 2018.

    Women of Hope Board:

    Co-Chairs, Gloria Niswonger and Shirley Dowson

    Secretary, Carolyn Lienau, Treasurer, Sherren Foss

    Circle Chairs: Mary Bengtson (Miriam), Illa Ommen (Lydia), Sandra Rothausen and Jan Yarger (Hannah), Marge Reinke (Naomi), Ardyce Pederson (Ruth)

    If you are interested in becoming part of any of the activities of the Women of Hope, please feel free to contact any of the women or the church office and they can direct you to the proper person.

    Women of Hope Board Meeting Minutes

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