Highlights-2019 Board Meetings

Highlights - 2019 LWMS Board Meetings

2019 Winter 

The Board of Directors (BD) of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society (LWMS) met January 26, 2019 via a video conference call. 

LWMS membership stands at 843 congregations and 11 individual members.

On January 10, 2019, a delegation of BD members; Emily Kom, Cynthia Natsis, Sheila Frey, Donna Kuehl, Trish Babler, and Pastor James Douglas traveled to New Ulm, Minnesota for the Martin Luther College dinner to honor senior students and introduce them to LWMS.

A Frequently Asked Questions page is available in the convention registration section on the LWMS website. Registrants can use the information to help plan for the convention.

The BD continued planning for the 2019 LWMS Convention.

Hardware has been delivered to the Central Office for their technology update and installation is in progress. 

A contract is finalized to hold the 2020 LWMS Convention in Athens, Georgia, hosted by the Southern Hills Circuit. The announcement will be made through a Facebook Live presentation on February 1, 2019.

Standing and Ad Hoc Committee News


BD Decisions

The BD approved the international bylaw changes that will be presented for final approval by the delegates at the 2019 LWMS Annual Convention. Delegates will receive a mailing with the changes prior to the convention to allow time for review and discussion.

The BD approved a final slate of candidates for the 2019 BD elections.

2019 Spring 

Held April 3-5, 2019 in Mequon, Wisconsin. Highlights coming soon.

2019 Convention

Scheduled for June 25-27, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. 

2019 Summer

Scheduled for August 21-24, 2019 in Waukesha and West Allis, WI.

2019 Fall 

Scheduled for November in Athens, Georgia.