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Women of the Word


2017 Annual WOW Retreat

Where: First St Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church

501 N. Burlington Avenue | Hastings, NE 68901

When: Saturday, September 30th, 9:00am-3:00pm (registration begins at 8:00am)

Cost: $18 -OR- FREE for any woman from a congregation who has joined the Heartland District since the 2016 retreat

Theme: It’s All About Relationships!

Romans 12:1-2 in the Message Bible.  “So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you.  Take your everyday, ordinary life – your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life – and place it before God as an offering.  Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for Him.”


Pastor Andrea Paulson - Jamaica Ministry

Sue Brown - Humor & Love

Dan Rutt - Horizon Recovery Revive Ministry

Mission Outreach:  We are asking each unit to bring a large bath towel with them to make hygiene kits for local recovery ministries

For more information contact:
Louise Wheeler
at (402) 747-6531
(402) 366-1019

Register Online

or print form below and mail in:

Downloadable Registration Form







Women of the Word is a group of women of the LCMC Heartland District who are:

  • Committed to come together for Bible Study
  • Participate in the ministries of LCMC
  • Support the total program of LCMC
  • Support one another in Action and in prayer
  • Help other women's groups that subscribe to the purpose

Each Heartland District Congregation may have a Women's Group (Unit) as part of the WOW and is entitled to have a contact person at the District Board meetings.

  1. The Heartland District WOW Executive Board will consist of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Secretary of Education, and Secretary of Stewardship (Elected by voting delegates at the Faith and Friends Festival) and a Pastoral Advisor.
  2. The Heartland District WOW General Board will consist of the Executive Board and a Contact person from each Congregation Education and Stewardship Secretarys will be an informal contact to the Unit for materials.
  3. Each Unit member shall be eligible to hold a District office.
  4. Each Unit shall have one vote and cooperate with the nominations of the officers.
  5. A non-voting member to the LCMC National Conventions will be elected at the Faith and Friends Festival.


Acting Coordinator:   Louise Wheeler
                                   (402)747-6531 - (402)366-1019
                                   St. Paul's Lutheran - Osceola    

Secretary:                Joyce Boslau
                                    (402)742-3490 - (402)540-1002
                                    St. John Lutheran - Sterling

Treasurer:                Sandy Sahl

Secretary of            TBD

Secretary of            TBD
Mission &                

Historian/Archives: Darlene Doll
                                    (402)478-4570 - cell (402)720-7140
                                     Peace Lutheran, Fremont

Pastoral Advisor:    TBD

Member at Large:  Janette Harms

Member at Large: Phyllis Anderson