Ladies Aid & LWML - Lutheran Woman's Missionary League

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) is the official women’s auxiliary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. for almost 75 years, 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.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League is to assist each woman of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in affirming her relationship with the Triune God so that she is enabled to use her gifts in ministry to the people of the world.


April 1, 2021 - St. John LWML will host a Zone workshop on Saturday, April 17, from 10:00am to 12:00 noon with registration beginning at 9:30am. Featured speaker will be Rev. Steve Sirek from Orphan Grain Train. Ladies of the congregation are invited to attend as guests.

Ladies Aid Meeting Notes

April 1, 2020 - St. John Ladies Aid met on March 31, 2021, with Deb Walker as hostess. Pastor Toensing led us in prayer and a Bible study entitled, “Heroes of the Faith: Apollos” and then we sang “Baptized into Your Name Most Holy”.

  • Roll call was taken with 8 members present.
  • The minutes of the February 2021 meeting were read and approved.
  • The treasurer’s report was given.
  • A thank you card from Olga Weidner was shared and the hostess list was also passed around.
  • We were all invited to place Easter Lilies on the altar for Easter.
  • A thank you card was signed by all the members to show appreciation to Shirley Reetz for all her years of service as secretary.
  • The call list for funerals was discussed. This list needs to be updated so when COVID-19 has ended, we will start contacting members to see if they would be willing to be put on the list to bring food for funerals.
  • It was brought up that the refrigerators may need to be cleaned out periodically. Diane Kahle and Janice Reetz will work on cleaning up the kitchen and after every meeting the refrigerators will be checked to see if any food needs to be thrown away. It was mentioned to put up a sign on the refrigerators that state after 30 days food left in there will be thrown away.
  • Deb Walker celebrated a birthday in March. The birthday song was sung. Janice Reetz will be the hostess for April. We closed the meeting with the Lord’s Prayer and the common Table Prayer.

Deb Walker, Secretary