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LWML
Lutheran Women In Mission

Meetings & Events

Oklahoma District Lutheran Women’s Missionary League

Board of Directors and Zone Vice Presidents Call to Meeting

Date:    Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time:    10:00 a.m.
Place:   St. John’s Lutheran Church
             1032 NW 12th St.
             Moore, OK  73160

Phone:  (405) 794-8686
Who:     All Board Members and Zone Vice Presidents
RSVP:  To Marguerite Christman at mchrist721@aol.com by July 30 for housing needs and meal count.
Send your Board Reports to:   Kasey Meyer at OKLWMLVPofComm@gmail.com and Dianna Just at oklwmlpres@gmail.com by July 30.
Opening Devotion: Rev. Mark Bersche
Closing Devotion: Tish Mindemann

 

Orphan Grain Train Workday is August 25, 2018

The Orphan Grain Train has recently opened its 25th and newest warehouse at 911 W Maple in Wichita, Kansas. The warehouse is opened on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 AM until 2 PM. The purpose of Orphan Grain Train is to enable God’s people to share their personal and material resources, which are then packaged and sent to over 66 countries including the U.S. The warehouses receive items from individuals, thrift stores and local shops in the area. Sometimes, these items come in by the truckload. These items then need to be sorted into groups by sizing, gender and type. Price tags need to be removed. Once sorted, items are packed for shipping.

The LWML Oklahoma District would like to send a group of ladies (or men) to work in the warehouse on Saturday, August 25, 2018. We will work from 10 AM until 2 PM. Please bring a box lunch with you. If you prefer, you can send out for fast food in the surrounding area. Betty Amey, at the Warehouse, said bottled water can be provided.

For those who would like to caravan to the warehouse, we will meet at Zion Lutheran Church (504 S Knoblock St) at 7:00 AM in Stillwater. We will plan to leave for Wichita between 7:15 and 7:30AM. The drive from Stillwater takes 2 hours and 20 min. which allows for 1 short bathroom stop. We would leave Wichita at 2:00PM to head home.

WHERE: Orphan Grain Train Warehouse 911 W Maple Wichita, KS
WHEN: Saturday, August 25 Meet at Warehouse: 10:00 AM or Meet in Stillwater: 7:00 AM
PURPOSE: To sort, group and pack items in the warehouse for shipping
BRING: Box lunch (water provided) or send out for fast food

Zone presidents:  Please distribute and announce this to all your church congregations and RSVP to Oklwmlvpofgo@gmail.com (Beverly Bahr) by August 18 so we can let the Warehouse know the size of the group attending. Let’s make this a great Oklahoma showing!

 

2018 Zone Fall Fest Schedule

Theme:  "One in the Spirit" Ephesians 4:4-6

~Saturday, September 8~

Ponca City Zone, Ponca City

~Saturday, September 22~

Lawton Zone, St John's

Tulsa Zone, Trinty Lutheran, Broken Arrow

~Saturday, September 29~

Miami Zone, Faith Lutheran, Owasso

Kingfisher Zone, Trinity Lutheran, El Reno

~Saturday, October 13~

Enid Zone, Redeemer, Enid

 

90th Anniversary LWML Oklahoma District Convention Highlights

Great is Thy Faithfulness

 

                    

 

 

 

 

2019 LWML 38th Biennial Convention

  • Date: June 20–23, 2019
  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Theme: "In Praise to the LORD!"
  • Scripture Verse: Sing to the Lord, all the earth! Tell of his salvation from day to day.
  • Declare his glory among the nations (1 Chronicles 16:23–24a).
  • President: Patti Ross
  • For more information, including publicity materials, click here: 
            www.lwml.org/2019-convention