Entries by SWO treasurer WELCA

Thankofferings

The idea of collecting donations in small offering boxes goes back to the early 1800s, when church women formed “mite” or “cent” societies to raise money.  Mite boxes were given out as fundraising tools to collect pennies for the support of church projects and foreign missionaries.  In later years, Lutheran women were given small Thankoffering […]

Upcoming Spring Conference Gatherings

Women of the ELCA South Central Wisconsin Synodical Women’s Organization 2019 Saturday Spring Conference Gatherings Everyone is welcome! Bring a friend! Baraboo Conference – 4/27 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Prairie du Sac, Speaker is Kathy Roberg, RN on Haiti Medical Mission of Wisconsin, ministry in Thiotte, Haiti. Registration starts at 8:30 am. Lunch […]

All Anew Campaign for Katie’s Fund

Katharina von Bora Luther was a practical and bold woman of faith. In 1997, the Women of the ELCA established Katie’s Fund to honor the legacy of Katharina von Bora Luther, to raise up bold leaders for the churchwide women’s organization, and to support bold and creative ministry for generations to come. The total goal […]