Women of the Church

IT’s NUT ROLL TIME… We will be baking nut rolls on the following dates:  September 10 and 24, October 8 and 22 and November 5 and 12.  Many hands make for light work.  Come at 8 a.m.  We are usually done between 11 and 11:30 a.m.  For more information, call Mary Ann at 440-845-6428.

Calling ALL WOMEN of DIVINITY… The Women of the Church will be hosting the Fall Gathering of the Cleveland West Cluster of the Northeast Ohio Synodical Women’s Organization on Saturday, September 29.  Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m.  The theme is “Oh Lord My Rock and Redeemer.”  Pastor Doug will be our guest speaker.  Lunch will follow after a short business meeting and service.  

There will be an In-Kind gathering of toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, cleaning supplies, dish soap, cleanser, and laundry detergent for our food pantry.  The offering will be shared between the LMM Women’s Re-entry program and NEOSO.  Registration cost is $8.  Call Mary Ann (440-845-6428) by Sunday, September 23 to make your reservation.  ALL women of Divinity are invited and encouraged to attend!

Women of the Church is a community of women who commit to grow in their faith, affirm their gifts, support one another in their callings, engage in ministry and action and promote healing and wholeness in the church, society and the world.

Activities of the Women of the Church include:
  • Making school kits and layette packs    
  • Collecting soap, towels, blankets and personal care items for Lutheran World Relief 
  • Giving Christian service after funerals
  • Giving Thanks Offering to the District ELCA
  • Helping with clothing drives for the Crisis Center
  • Helping with special events
  • Providing food for the needy
  • Support the Women's Re-Entry Program
  • Helping to furnish and decorate the church parlor and narthex area
  • Preparing kits for a battered women and children's shelter
Women of the Church hold Circle Meetings once a month and General Meetings twice a year. At the Spring and Fall General Meetings, the women conduct the business at hand and then enjoy a speaker, entertainment or craft project together. In December, the women also gather for a Christmas Dinner and in June a summer picnic. 
All confirmed women of Divinity and guests are invited to these activities. 

Women's Circle Meetings

○  Rebecca Circle  - meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1 pm in the Hesterman Room.