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.

LWML Update

July 23, 2022 - The People's City Mission help center services about 674 kids a week. There is a great need for backpacks for kids, youth and adults, and also for school supplies for the coming school year. The LWML is collecting donations for the following school supply items; crayons, colored pencils, pens, pencils, sharpeners, markers, erasers, rulers, safety scissors, notebooks, folders, calculators, glue sticks and pencil boxes. Please help us by donating and giving these kids a good start to the school year.

Ladies Aid Meeting Notes

August 1, 2022 - St. John Ladies Aid met on July 27, 2022, with Janice Reetz as hostess. We sang hymn #609 “Jesus Sinners Doth Receive” and then Pastor Toensing led us in a Bible study on “The Lost Sheep” from Luke 15.

  • Roll call was taken with 9 members present.
  • The minutes of the May 2022 meeting were read and approved.
  • The treasurer’s report was given.
  • The strawberry shortcake served after the Ascension Day service was a success.
  • The cookbook materials were mailed and received by Morris Press Cookbooks. It should take 3-5 weeks for them to send us a proof to read over. It was motioned and seconded to charge $15 for each cookbook. We will decide at a later date whether to pick up the completed cookbooks in Kearney to save on shipping charges.
  • Ladies Aid members signed up for the committees that they would like to help with for the anniversary celebration.
  • It was discussed to have a Ladies Night Out. It was motioned and seconded to contact Mike Wolverton at Veterans and Friends to pick a date the last week of September to host Ladies Night Out.
  • Donna Brunelle will be the hostess for August.

Linda & Wayne Eggert, Shirley & Elmer Reetz and Diane & Ken Kahle celebrated anniversaries in June. Barb Meinke, LaVonne Nitzel and Janice Reetz celebrated birthdays in July and Pastor Art & Carol Brinkmeyer celebrated an anniversary. We sang the birthday song.

We closed the meeting with the Lord’s Prayer and the common Table Prayer.  - Deb Walker, Secretary