Women of Welcome
WOW Leadership 2016
Co Chairs: Marian Balke & Karen Grebe
Vice Chair: Diana Lampe
Secretary: Dorothy DIerking
Treasurer: Gale Horlen
As sisters in Christ, we dedicate ourselves to guide and direct the women of the North American Lutheran Church in their efforts to move forward in faith and mission, through prayer and evangelism, with the Holy Scriptures as the ultimate authority of God.
Women of Welcome Lutheran Church (WOW)
All women are invited to join any of the Women's meetings and gatherings. Women who are confirmed members of Welcome Lutheran Church are all considered members of WOW. WOW is a participating member of the Women of the North American Church (WNALC).
|January 16:||Kick-off luncheon/meeting, 11:30am||July 19:||General meeting, 7pm|
|February 20:||Blanket assemby workshop||August 24:||Fried Chicken Drive-thru|
|April 19:||General meeting, 7pm||September 25:||Fall Festival|
|April 23:||2016 Spring Gathering, South Texas Mission District, Tree Rivers, TX||October 18:||General meeting, 7pm|
Projects and Fund Raisers 2016
|January:||Collect towels & toothbrushes for Lutheran World Relief (LWR)||August 24:||Annual drive-thru meal fundraiser|
|February:||Collect soap, combs, & nail clippers, make fleece blankets for LWR||November:||Collect food for WECCO;
Support Mission Meals
|June:||Collect canned goods for Washington County Bread Partners||Throughout the Year:||Support WNALC (monetary donation);
Collect aluminum can tabs & used all occasion cards;
Support church youth attending camp
|July:||Collect bibles for WNALC Disaster Relief Program|
Women of Welcome Project Day
The Women along with several confirmation youth completed 15 blankets and 33 personal care kits for Lutheran World Relief during the work day on February 20th, 2016. These gifts of comfort and warmth will be sent to those in need around the world. Learn more about Lutheran World Relief's Quilt and Kit Projects at lwr.org.