Upcoming Events, September 2017

Unauthorized: Nevertheless, She preached

University Baptist Church, Waco, Texas

Save the Date for Unauthorized: Nevertheless, She preached beginning September 12 at 5:30 pm. This is a dynamic grassroots event celebrating women’s voices in the pulpit. In the spirit of the brave women who have gone before us, we add our voices to theirs – in praise, in partnership, in proclamation, and in protest. Go to www.neverthelessshepreached.eventbrite.com for more info and to register.

NT-NL SWO Fall Retreat

Briarwood Retreat Center, Argyle, Texas

Join us October 13 -15, 2017 for Women of Courage Then and Now. Gather with your sisters from thoughout the Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Synod for a look at the courage of persons working in refuge relief services and in missions around the world. We will have topical Bible studies and a video about Katharina Von Bora Luther, fellowship with fellow WELCA ladies, crafts, and time for meditation. Briarwood will provide us excellent meals in the dining hall and comfortable lodging. Bring an item for the silent auction and money to bid on other items to raise funds for our scholarships.  If you are in need of help to attend the Fall Retreat, apply for a scholarship.  Bring a light color t-shirt and $2.00 ifyou would like to make a shirt with Luther’s picture on it.

Other things to remember:

  • Bring your own tote bag for goodies, etc. (have it at registration)
  • Make a note of food allergies or special diet beside Meals on the registration form.
  • Check-in will be in Quail Run Lodge
  • Bring Bible

Volunteers are still needed to assist with registration, the silent auction, and various other tasks.  Step out with courage and help!

Ann Hanley at 903-240-7922 or ahanley444@aol.com
Ginny Grundel at 903-222-9359 or ggrundel51@gmail.com
Diane Fehler at 254-744-6457 or dmfehler@gmail.com

Download the registration form here.

Upcoming Events

September 12-13 – Unauthorized:  Nevertheless, She Preached – Waco, TX

September 23 – COW Conference WELCA meeting at Grace, Abilene

September 21-23 – Synod Council Meeting – Briarwood

September 23 – Dedication of the Climbing Wall and Zip Line at Briarwood

October 13-15 – SWO Fall Retreat, Briarwood Retreat Center

October 18 – Grace Abilene – Linda Moss, designer, will teach how to make stuffed pumpkins at 7 pm

October 29 – Reformation Sunday

November 4 – Grace Abilene – 3rd Annual Christmas Market, 9 am – 4 pm

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