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To submit your stories send an email to: Holly Anderson, editor of Mission Lamp. 

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 LWML members are Lutheran Women in Mission

     Through the LWML, thousands of volunteers daily dedicate their lives to making a difference in this world. They prepare for this through prayer and interesting, encouraging Bible studies.

    The LWML helps women of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod (LCMS) find avenues to use their God-given talents as they joyfully share the Good News of Jesus Christ with people far and near.  

    One of LWML’s primary means for carrying this out is through mite offerings donated by each member. These moneys fund mission grants – for the national LWML and also the South Wisconsin District LWML. See the list of 2014-2016 recipients Mites collected to date; and 2014-2016 Grant Descriptions


Judy Paulson, President

LWML South Wisconsin District


LWML SWD 2016 Nomination Form
Monday, May 11, 2015
The new LWML SWD 2016 Nomination Form is now available here under Publications and Forms.  The nominating committee is accepting nominations for the SWD LWML positions of SWD President, Vice President of Special Focus Ministries & Mission Grants, Vice President of Communications, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, and Jr. Pastoral Counselor.  The nomination deadline is December 1, 2015 so that the nominating committee is ...
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District Mites Update March 2015
Monday, May 04, 2015
District Mites Report as of April 30, 2015 Mite Goal for Biennium: $213,200.00 Needed to date ($8,883.35x 10): $88,833.50 Received to date: Mites (includes specified $100 OGT mite) $ 78,107.58 Memorials/Celebrations $   4,305.00 Selle Fund $      869.62 ...
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2015 Fall Retreat Registration Forms now available!
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
 Please visit the 2015 Fall Retreat page. A link to the registration form is at the bottom of the page.
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Last chance to ride the bus to Des Moines for the convention.  Also, last chance to see Orphan Grain Train and Mission Central.  Without more riders, our mission trip will be cancelled.  To go on the mission trip or to ride the bus to Des Moines, contact President Judy Paulson.
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Do you remember when ladies wore a hat and gloves to LWML meetings? Do you remember helping your grandmother sort stamps?
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Are you like me? Do you remember helping your grandmother sort the mail looking for the pretty stamps she needed to trim and deliver to her Ladies Aid meeting to help raise funds for missions?   A new era has arrived and our outlets for stamps have dried up. Unfortunately, the market for stamps has really dried up. Places will take stamps, but for approximately 20 pounds of stamps, the payment is $1-2.   If you know of any new plac...
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Mission Resources Available
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
What does a Mission Servant look like? What occupies the time of Mission Servants?   For thought provoking devotions and meaningful ideas on how to reach out to the hurting world around us visit "... pledging our willing service wherever and whenever He has need of us." -LWML League Pledge-   Once you have found that perfect service project for your group don’t forget to s...
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Grant #4 paid to LSSES!
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 Grant 4  -  Teaching Children as Christ Taught Us  -  $14,400  -  PAID At the Heart to Heart Multicultural event on April 11, 2015, members of the children’s choir at Gospel Lutheran sang, “Silver and gold, silver and gold, I'd rather have Jesus than silver and gold. No fame or fortune, nor riches untold, I'd rather have Jesus than silver and gold.” This reminded me of our LWML pledge as “We consecrate to ou...
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2015 Fall Retreat committee planning an exciting and spiritually renewing retreat at Green Lake Conference Center. Mark your calendars now to attend!
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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Mission Grant Proposal Ideas
Friday, March 27, 2015
Mission Grant Proposals for Consideration   Mission grant proposals may be submitted by: An LWML SWD member, LWML SWD society, or LWML SWD zone. SWD LCMS Mission Executive; LCMS Office of International Mission (OIM); LCMS Office of National Mission (ONM)  (Taken directly from the guidelines for submitting LWML SWD grant proposals)   As an LWML member submitting a grant proposal, your responsibility would be to: ...
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WANTED - Mission Grant Proposals
Friday, March 13, 2015
To all Lutheran Women’s Missionary League members in the South Wisconsin District:                                                                                        The LWML SWD Mission Grant Committee is now in the proces...
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Fall Retreat Information Posted!
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Information about the Fall Retreat is now posted! You can click here or on "2015 Fall Retreat" in the purple menu to the left.
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Mission Grant Guidelines and Applications Posted!
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
 Guidelines for submitting Mission Grant requests are now posted in Publications and Forms.
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Des Moines - Sunday Lunch Information
Thursday, February 19, 2015
 Check the Des Moines page near the bottom of the page for Sunday Lunch Information.
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Des Moines - New Information
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Going to Des Moines!  Check out this page for changes and updates to all of our information about the convention, bus travel and mission trip!      
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Monday, February 23, 2015
Grant # 3 - Concordia Theological Seminary Food and Clothing Co-Ops - $15,000      PAID! What joy and unbelief were seen on Karen Fueling’s face as she was presented a check for $15,000, Grant #3 for Concordia Theological Seminary’s Food & Clothing Co-Op at the Winter Getaway. This grant will provide fresh food to seminarians and their families in Fort Wayne, Indiana. To God be the glory!        ...
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2015 LWML Convention - Des Moines, Iowa - Preliminary Information
Friday, January 16, 2015
To all ladies going to Des Moines:   We have our first installment of information about travel and hotel arrangements for our Des Moines convention.  Please see the complete information by clicking here or on "2015 LWML Convention - Des Moines, Iowa" in the purple menu bar to the left.
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Grant #2 - PAID!
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Priya and Praveen Manuel were so thankful to be able to receive this grant on behalf of POBLO and their work in the South Wisconsin District. Priya talked about them looking for a place that can be dedicated to sewing. This will allow the ladies who sew to leave the machines in one place and not have to move them back and forth to share the place with other functions. Read the rest of the article here.
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Christian Life Training Event
Friday, December 05, 2014
Christian Life Training Event   The second annual Training Session for Zone Christian Life Chairmen was held on November 8, 2014 at Bethlehem in Sun Prairie.   We were anxious to share our next two topics with your chairmen so that they could bring them back to your zones.  If your zone does not currently have a Christian Life Chairman, the information was given to the Zone President.   Click on “Christian Life Events” o...
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