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

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 Welcome

 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 2012-2014 recipients Mites collected to date; and 2012-2014 Grant Descriptions

 

Judy Paulson, President

LWML South Wisconsin District

 

April Inspiration
Monday, April 14, 2014
 This Shall Be My Confidence   Easter in all its glory!  Jesus lives! He has risen from the dead!  The victory has been won! We, too, with faith in our Lord Jesus Christ have the certain hope of our resurrection and life eternal with our Savior Jesus Christ.  To read the rest of the article, click here.
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IMPORTANT FALL RETREAT INFORMATION
Monday, April 14, 2014
The document titled "Important Retreat Information" on the Fall Retreat page has been updated with important information regarding Blue Harbor's policy for "pre-deposit" and cancellations. Please make sure you have the most up-to-date information by clicking here!
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Request from your Christian Life Committee...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
 Request for Personal Growth Opportunities We are requesting information on events that might be held in your area where the speakers focus on personal spiritual growth. We will only include LCMS events on this listing.  All entries will be considered and approved by our District Counselors and then listed on our webpage at www.swd-lwml.com under Christian Life News.   An event can include a meal, but the focus must be on...
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District Mites Update March 2014
Friday, March 28, 2014
District Mites Report as of March 27, 2014 Mite Goal for Biennium:  $210,000.00 Needed to date ($8,750 x 21):  $183,750.00 Received to date:  Mites $188,881.06 Memorials/Celebrations $2,730.00 Selle Fund ...
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Grant #11 Paid!
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
 Grant #11 - Raising Up Native Leaders In Alaska's Interior - $20,000 PAID!   As ministry expansion takes place in Alaska’s interior, Native Americans are becoming involved in ministry and the greater church will be blessed as well. This grant will be used to reach American Indian, Native Alaskan and First Nations people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, disciple them in their faith and provide leadership training opportunities to nurt...
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Mission Trip to Concordia Theological Seminary
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
  It’s a road trip to Fort Wayne! August 5, 6th and 7th a group of LWMLers and a few husbands will be traveling to Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  We will travel on Tuesday the 5th, with bus pickups at Redeemer in Manitowoc, Hope in Fond Du Lac, Peace in Beaver Dam, and Trinity-Freistadt in Mequon.  That evening we will enjoy a meal at an Amish restaurant in the area.  Wednesday we will worship an...
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Esther Bauers' 100th Birthday Party
Monday, March 10, 2014
 Esther Bauer’s Birthday Party: Occasion:  100th Birthday Party Date:  April 27, 2014 Place:  Luther Manor,  4545 N. 92nd St., Wauwautosa Time:  1:30 until ~3:00 Worship Service........ followed by cake (?) Rev. Eberhardt Klatt and Rev. Chris Ikanih RSVP to Rita Whittow:     262-784-1652     twhittow@sbcglobal.net
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MOST Mission Trip Opportunity
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
 ESL Mission to Children in El Salvador   **Please note that this opportunity is through the North Wisconsin District. Contact Penny Selle (contact information below) for more information.**   Is God calling you to join an ESL Mission to El Salvador this coming October 3 to 11, 2014?   We’ll be teaching “English as a Second Language” at a Lutheran Elementary School in this Central American country. Christian curriculum ...
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Information Regarding Rooms for the Convention
Monday, March 03, 2014
From President Judy: If you want a room for the LWML SWD convention:  Please be sure to ask for a room in the block of rooms set aside (reserved) for the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League convention.  Not all of the desk clerks check farther than to see if there are rooms available.  Their main posting shows that they are booked for those dates, but actually the rooms are booked for us.  Be kind, bu...
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Grant #10 Paid!
Monday, February 10, 2014
GRANT # 10 -- Catechisms for the Hmong      $6,500                 PAID With the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, the Lutheran Heritage Foundation shares our Lord’s mission zeal. LHF has produced more than 600 publications in over 70 languages where there have been very few Christian writings (perhaps no Christian literature at a...
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Christian Life Training Event Re-Cap
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
The Christian Life Training Event was held November 16, 2013 at Blessed Savior in New Berlin. The purpose of this event was to give our Zone Christian Life Chairman and Zone Presidents some new ideas to be used at their rallies this spring and fall.  Click here to read the entire article and see some great pictures!
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February/March Leadership Development
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Little did I know when I used the phrase ‘long winter season’ in my last article just how long and cold it would turn out to be! Many LWML sisters enjoyed a Winter Getaway at the beautiful Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake at the end of January. The young women of our district planned a wonderful weekend, complete with music, an inspirational speaker, inspiring bible studies and heart-felt belly laughs. Though the weather outside was frightful, insi...
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TLC Scholarship Fund Reminder
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
TLC FUND (The Love of Christ Fund) Scholarship Financial Assistance Available to Attend District LWML Events!     The TLC Fund was established in 1998 to help with very specific needs within the LWML SWD and SWD as a whole. The monetary ‘base’ of $25,000 was set by the BOD and we have worked over the years to reach that base, as well as add to it to be able to promote our granting of scholarships. According to the intended wishes o...
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Save the Date for the 2014 Fall Retreat!
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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2014 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FOR VOLUNTEERS AND INTERNS
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
2014 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FOR VOLUNTEERS AND INTERNS AT BETHESDA LUTHERAN COMMUNITIES SUMMER CAMPS Bethesda Auxiliary is offering partial assistance for registration costs for volunteers at Bethesda’s Summer Camps. Camp Matz in Watertown is in need of volunteers. Other camps are located in Oregon, Indiana, Texas and Colorado. Further information about camps: www.BethesdaLutheranCommunities.org/retreats Further information a...
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LWML Store Page Update
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Check out the latest from the LWML store - Pictures Included! Click here!
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Christian Life News
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
CHECK OUT YOUR SPRING RALLY Last Fall we held our first Zone Christian Life Training Session. Two topics were presented to your Zone Christian Life Chairmen and Zone Presidents. The ladies left the training session excited to give this new format a try.   Our first suggestion is for the spring rally topic. “Three Billy Goats Gruff-A Parable on Victorious Living.”     How can that ancient fairy-tale have any me...
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Mission Grant #9 Paid!
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Grant #9 - $9,500 for Equipping/Training Hearing Congregations and Members to Reach the Deaf - PAID!   January 12, 2014 hands were raised high in praises to God. Jana Hoffman, Recording Secretary of LWML South Wisconsin District and member of Monona Lutheran Church presented a gift of thanksgiving to Rev. Wm. Reinke of the Lutheran Deaf Society – South Wisconsin Branch. When Paul received sacrificial gifts from the Philippians he declared,...
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"God's divine power has given us everything that we need for life and for godliness ... his promises ... are of the highest value....

 

Because of this, make every effort to add integrity to your faith, and to integrity add knowledge; to knowledge add self-control; to self-control add endurance; to endurance add godliness; to godliness add Christian affection, and to Christian affection add love...."

2 Peter 1:3-8


"God's divine power has given us everything that we need for life and for godliness ... his promises ... are of the highest value....

 

Because of this, make every effort to add integrity to your faith, and to integrity add knowledge; to knowledge add self-control; to self-control add endurance; to endurance add godliness; to godliness add Christian affection, and to Christian affection add love...."

2 Peter 1:3-8