Concordia's Local LWML

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Concordia's LWML
By Nancy Kovacs, President

 

MEETINGS
It was agreed to meet on the second Sunday of the month after the worship service every other month. These meetings will be held for no longer then one and a half hour.
The next meeting will be on March 10, 2019, since May's second Sunday will be Mother's Day this meeting will be held on April 28th after the worship service. The remainder of the 2019 meetings will be July 14th, September 8th, November 10th. A special meeting will be held on November 2 to put the Blessing Tree up.


SECOND SATURDAY SISTERS have been started this year, this is a monthly get together for Sister in Christ. During these meetings the ladies will get to know each other better and join in activities.
In January, 9 ladies gather to write up tags with prayers or Bible verses then put them on bottles of Blue Gatorade to give to the Findlay Police Department.
February was decorating heart sugar cookies that was given to Heavenly Pizza to be given out to the students that stopped by and got a free piece of pizza as part of Paying it Forward. Along with the cookies we will be suppling apples and oranges.
The March gathering will be on the 9th at 10am until noon.


LENTEN DINNERS WILL BE PROVIDE STARTING ON ASH WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6TH AT 6PM, the menus will be two homemade soups, salad or sandwiches and desserts (breads, crackers and chips also). A freewill offering will be taken up for missions and to help send ladies to the Ohio Zone conventions.

Dates for the Lenten Dinners are March 6 13,20, 27, April 3, 10 all at 6 pm to 7pm.

 

Also, there will be a display of one of a kind jewelry – "Jewelry Made by Ellie" all the proceeds from the jewelry sales will go to mission. Ellie is a member of Concordia Lutheran.


WE HAVE STARTED OUR THIRD YEAR FOR "SECRET SISTERS", this year there are blank note cards to help a sister to do a quick note. Also, since we have a new member who is away at college she has been given a secret sister to get to know her and let her know she is being thought of and is being include in prayers.
At the Christmas Tea, we had two visitors join us. They read about the tea on FACEBOOK and join us in fellowship. This was a great surprise and we enjoyed having them join us.
We are always ready to welcome anyone who wishes to join in our events.


THE TOLEDO ZONE WILL BE HOLDING A RETREAT on March 23rd at Ohio Living Swan Creek, 5916 Cresthaven Lane, Toledo, time 9am to 2:30 at a cost of $20 (include lunch). The topic will be "Walk by faith not by sight" with Elaine Bickel, author and humorist as the presenter. Registration deadline is March 16. Forms are available at Concordia Lutheran.


How to contact me – e-mail address – nkovacs30@aol.com, cell phone 419-957-8314 or after church on Sundays.

 

       ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU ARE ALWAYS INVITED TO EVERY EVENT YOU ARE ALL LWML MEMBERS!