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What's happening in your society that others should know about? How are you involving more women of your congregation in LWML activities? What programs are helping your members grow spiritually? How are you reaching out in Christian service to your community?

To submit your stories send an email to: Holly Anderson, editor of Mission Lamp. 

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 LWML members are Lutheran Women in Mission

     Through the LWML, thousands of volunteers daily dedicate their lives to making a difference in this world. They prepare for this through prayer and interesting, encouraging Bible studies.

    The LWML helps women of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod (LCMS) find avenues to use their God-given talents as they joyfully share the Good News of Jesus Christ with people far and near.  

    One of LWML’s primary means for carrying this out is through mite offerings donated by each member. These moneys fund mission grants – for the national LWML and also the South Wisconsin District LWML. See the list of 2014-2016 recipients Mites collected to date; and 2014-2016 Grant Descriptions


Judy Paulson, President

LWML South Wisconsin District


District Mites Update September 2015
Thursday, October 08, 2015
District Mites Report as of Septmber 30, 2015 Mite Goal for Biennium: $213,200.00 Needed to date ($8,883.35x 15): $133,250.25 Received to date: Mites (includes specified $100 OGT mite) $ 104,271.66 Memorials/Celebrations $     6,280.00 Selle Fund $     1,225.63 ...
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Christian Life Mini Images
Thursday, October 01, 2015
 MINI IMAGES: Your Christian Life Committee is taking an idea from “Where’s Waldo” and “Taste of Home” and hiding an image somewhere on the Christian Life Webpage. See the leaf image below. Check out our website and see if you can find it. It could be anywhere on our Christian Life Webpages. We hope this will give you an opportunity to check out all of our Christian Life News.   We will change the hidden icon from time to time to give...
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Meet your 2015 Recipients of a $600.00 SWD-LWML Church Worker's Scholarship Award!
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
 Please click here to see the recipients of the SWD-LWML Women Churchworker Scholarships for 2015/2016.
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2016 Winter Getaway Information
Thursday, August 27, 2015
  The 2016 LWML Winter Getaway sponsored by The Young Women of LWML on Friday February 5th and Saturday February 6th would be a great time to share the LWML mission with young women that you love.  The Winter Getaway mission is to bring all of us sisters in Christ together.  We don’t want to put His Light under a bushel –No, we want HIS Light to shine forever and to do this we need to keep sharing His Word with the younger wo...
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Christian Life Resources Available
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Are you looking for some "Spiritual Input" now that our Summer is starting to make way for the Fall?  Check out the Christian Life Webpage for several opportunities to fine tune and challenge your faith.  Just click on Christian Life Events. Don't forget to also check out our monthly inspiration page.
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Fall Rally dates and information now available
Thursday, August 20, 2015
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On to our next grant request – #6 Church Worker Student Grant - $40,000
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Now, more than ever, we need to faithfully pray and fill our mite boxes because we, as members of the South Wisconsin District of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, made a commitment to the students attending our Synodical universities and seminaries to help them prepare for carrying out Jesus’ command in Mark 16:15. “Go into all the world and preach The Good News to all creation” and Romans 10:14 says, “How can they believe in the One of wh...
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Grant #5 - ABCD=Advanced Bible Curriculum for Deaf - $14,950 - PAID!
Thursday, July 30, 2015
 Grant #5 – ABCD=Advanced Bible Curriculum for Deaf  -  $14,950 -  PAID   In answer to the question “How, then can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?" (Romans 10: 14-15), the women of the South Wisconsin District prayerfully contributed to assist the Lutheran Deaf Outreach...
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Another Report from Alaska
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Sterling Lutheran Church, where the Hilgendorf's have been serving this summer, hosted a team of 6 from Ft. Collins CO, for a VBS Kids Camp July 13,14, and 15.  The team held a VBS in Seldovia AK last summer, and decided they wanted to do two camps this year, in one week. Sterling Lutheran currently has no families with children and no children preregistered.  It was truly a faith venture operating on praye...
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Local Mission Trip Opportunity
Monday, June 22, 2015
Have you ever wanted to go on a local mission trip that will educate and inspire you in just a half a day? POBLO International is offering half-day mission trips to Brookfield and Milwaukee, WI to do just that.   Meet and talk with missionaries Ebou Faye and Praveen Manuel and his wife, Priya who are sharing the love of Jesus Christ with Hindus, Muslims and other unreached people groups living in South Wisconsin. See the sights, visit the ...
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This thank you note was received from Rita Whittow on behalf of Bethany Lutheran Church in Milwaukee:
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Thank you, thank you, Thank you to the fifteen women and three husbands who came to Bethany on May 2nd.  The cleaning service project was a success!   I thank my God every time I remember you. ~Philippians 1:3    The project was two fold. 1)  Cleaning the sanctuary including the alter, pews and narthex for the May 23rd wedding.  2)  Cleaning the kitchen and fellowship hall where the Soup Kitche...
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LWML SWD 2016 Nomination Form
Monday, May 11, 2015
The new LWML SWD 2016 Nomination Form is now available here under Publications and Forms.  The nominating committee is accepting nominations for the SWD LWML positions of SWD President, Vice President of Special Focus Ministries & Mission Grants, Vice President of Communications, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, and Jr. Pastoral Counselor.  The nomination deadline is December 1, 2015 so that the nominating committee is ...
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Do you remember when ladies wore a hat and gloves to LWML meetings? Do you remember helping your grandmother sort stamps?
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Are you like me? Do you remember helping your grandmother sort the mail looking for the pretty stamps she needed to trim and deliver to her Ladies Aid meeting to help raise funds for missions?   A new era has arrived and our outlets for stamps have dried up. Unfortunately, the market for stamps has really dried up. Places will take stamps, but for approximately 20 pounds of stamps, the payment is $1-2.   If you know of any new plac...
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Mission Resources Available
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
What does a Mission Servant look like? What occupies the time of Mission Servants?   For thought provoking devotions and meaningful ideas on how to reach out to the hurting world around us visit "... pledging our willing service wherever and whenever He has need of us." -LWML League Pledge-   Once you have found that perfect service project for your group don’t forget to s...
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Grant #4 paid to LSSES!
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 Grant 4  -  Teaching Children as Christ Taught Us  -  $14,400  -  PAID At the Heart to Heart Multicultural event on April 11, 2015, members of the children’s choir at Gospel Lutheran sang, “Silver and gold, silver and gold, I'd rather have Jesus than silver and gold. No fame or fortune, nor riches untold, I'd rather have Jesus than silver and gold.” This reminded me of our LWML pledge as “We consecrate to ou...
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