December 2019  
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Women of the Word


2019 Annual WOW Retreat

"Let the Little Children Come to Me"

Saturday, November 2nd
Hope Lutheran Church
74094 Rd 436
Smithfield, NE 68976





9:00am-Program Begins

3:00pm-Closing worship with Communion



Keynote Speaker: Jean Clayton, author of Sipping the Proverbs

Additional Speakers:

Stuart Embury, on his work with Christian Sojourn Haiti

Representative from Nebraska Family Alliance

Representative from MOPS


Service Project:

Operation Christmas Child shoebox assembly for Samaritan's Purse

Please bring items we can use to fill these boxes. A list of suggestions can be found online HERE.


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


(Click HERE to view the minutes from the 2017 retreat)






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) 866-2243 - (402) 540-1002
                                    St. John Lutheran - Sterling

Treasurer:                Ila Nelson
                                   (402) 463-9692- (402) 469-6421

Secretary of            TBD

Secretary of            TBD
Mission &                

Historian/Archives: TBD

Pastoral Advisor:    Pastor Cindy Cone
                                          Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church
                                          2590 Navajo Rd, Axtell, KS 66403

Member at Large:  Sandy Sahl
                               (785) 692-4564 - (402) 269-9532
                                Word of Hope Lutheran Church - Ashland

Member at Large: Phyllis Anderson
                              (402) 944-2275 or (402) 619-9604
                              Word of Hope Lutheran Church – Ashland

Member at Large: Bonita Schuster
                               (402) 865-4525


Member at Large: Liz Daubendiek
                              (402) 673-5315 or (402) 239-8038