Immanuel Lutheran Ladies Aid 3 met July 16 in the fellowship hall of the Seymour church.
President Jane Pardieck invited the group to sing the hymn “God Bless our Native Land,” and then to read Psalm 121 in unison.
Carlana Able read “The Pledge of Allegiance,” an explanation, written by Red Skelton on Jan. 14, 1969.
Roll call was answered by 20 members. Susan Maupin was welcomed as a new member.
The minutes from the previous meeting were read by secretary Carol Hill. Linda Kamman gave the treasurer’s report. There was no correspondence.
The activity committee of Rosalie Grabinski and Marlis Kilgas reported that the Sept. 15 meeting will be at 6 p.m. at The Pines Restaurant.
Grabinski and Kelly Green gave the visitation report for July. Kamman and Hill will have visitation for August. Grabinski from the cheer committee said she sent out eight birthday and anniversary cards in July.
Ann Mahan and Norma Kilgas reported there are five spaces yet to be filled in each gym for the arts and craft show, which is Nov. 5. The Scattercats will provide live entertainment. A sheet was passed out to members for the luncheon food donations.
Pardieck appointed committees for the 100th anniversary, which will be celebrated in 2018, and also appointed committees for the membership drive.
It was brought to the attention of the group that Missionary Laif Camp will be here for services Aug. 29 and 30 and Missionary Chuck Ferry will be here on Oct. 23 and 24. They will give the sermon at both services.
Jan Behrens and Able served brownies and blackberry cobbler with ice cream and drinks.
The group closed the meeting with The Lord’s Prayer.
Ginny Fenton and Grabinski will be hostesses for the Aug. 18 meeting.