18 attend Immanuel women's group meeting

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League of Immanuel Lutheran Church met Oct. 25 at the church with 18 members attending.

Pastor Phillip Bloch led the Bible study “I Hate to Wait” from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Quarterly, closed by leading the singing of the hymn “Great Is Thy Faithfulness.”

The Mites for Missions offerings were dedicated with the singing of “Mites are Mighty Warriors.”

Jan Behrens, president, opened the business meeting and welcomed everyone. The secretary’s report was passed out by Lois Byrkett and was accepted. Bonnie Raabe provided the treasurer’s report.

Behrens said the fashion show was a huge success. The group decided to give a donation from the show profits to the national Lutheran Women’s Missionary League in honor of the organization’s 70th anniversary.

Sharon Scott talked about a new activity that began Nov. 1. She said that each week for the next year a different item would be placed in a pillowcase. Various items would include bar of soap, washcloth, toothbrush, comb, shampoo, etc. At the end of the year, the items will be given to an organization yet to be decided.

Helen Goecker said the Christmas party would be at 11 a.m. Dec. 20. Members are to bring salads. The committee will provide rolls, drinks and entertainment.

Behrens closed the meeting by reading from “Patience to Wait on God”  from “Inspiring Words from the Psalms.”

The evening ended with a social time and refreshments served by the hostesses, Marlis Kilgas and Janis Mundt.

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