PRAYER SHAWL & CRAFTING – Every Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room.
COFFEE: September Fellowship Coffee will be served by Adah Circle.
QUILTING: Monday, September 9 at 1 P.M.
MEETING – Hannah Circle will provide the program for Wednesday, September 4th meeting. It begins at 1:30 p.m. Miriam Circle is preparing and serving the lunch.
Rushford Lutheran Church Women
August 7, 2019
President Corrine opened the meeting by welcoming everyone and gave an opening prayer. She turned the program over to the Adah Circle. Megan Ekern favored us with a piano solo. Faye Heiden gave devotions from the book “Uncommon Love” by former NFL coach Tony Dungy. Donna Boyum introduced Lael Lemire, the program coordinator at Hope Harbor, a residential setting for at risk girls in Winona. Our group has supported this program both financially and with quilt donations for the residents. The Hope Harbor program has served 100 girls in Marshall and Winona, MN. There are currently 4 girls in Winona and 2 girls have completed the 12-15-month program. She told of a 13-year-old girl who had been in foster care since she was 4. She was a victim of abuse and was adopted by family members. She came to Hope Harbor and gave her life to Jesus 1 month after coming. In Sept. Hope Harbor will be opening a home in Parker, SD for boys, this being the first home for boys. Barb Marsh closed the program with a violin solo accompanied by Portia Lee.
President Corrine called the business meeting to order. The secretary’s report was read and approved. The treasurer’s report was read and approved showing a balance on hand of $2747.72.
Old Business: Linda Paulson gave the quilting report. Several quilts have been made and donated to several individuals and events. Lynne Munter reported on the cookbook project. Currently there have been 500 recipes received. The book should be ready by the bazaar.
New Business: A reminder that the fall salad luncheon is Sept.18. Each circle is to provide 6 salads, 1 bread and 1 large pan of bars. Lynne gave a library update noting that there is a large collection of books for check-out. She also reminded the group that a fall Bible Study will begin for 12 weeks beginning in Sept. The study will be on the Minor Prophets. Thank you cards were read.
Announcements: Birthdays, anniversaries, and prayer requests were noted. The next meeting will be on Sept. 4 at 1:30pm. Hannah Circle has the program, Miriam Circle has the lunch and Adah Circle has Sunday morning coffee. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned. Corrine closed with prayer. The Lord’s Prayer and the table prayer were said. Lunch was served by Hannah Circle.
Donna Boyum, Secretary