“Orphan Grain Train” Hurricane Relief

The Jamestown “Orphan Grain Train” branch is collecting items to help with relief for those affected by the recent hurricanes. The items listed below are what is needed and can be dropped off at the Jamestown “Orphan Grain Train” warehouse (103 4th Ave SE) on Mondays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM:
(if these times don’t work for you contact Sue Corwin at scorwin@csicable.net to set up a time that works for you.)

  • Cleaning supplies: 5-gallon buckets, brooms, mops, cleaners (i.e., ammonia, Pinesol, bleach, etc.), scrub brushes, paper towels
  • Non-perishable food items: canned food, boxed food mixes (i.e., macaroni and cheese, hamburger helper, soup mixes, etc.), bottled water, bottled drinks
  • Baby things: diapers, bottles, burp cloths, pacifiers, onesies, receiving blankets, baby blankets, baby wipes
  • Hygiene supplies: adult diapers, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, toothpaste, toothbrushes, combs, brushes, bars of soap, toilet paper, disposable razors, shaving cream, wet wipes.
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The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Office Has Moved

September 28, 2018

Although the purple walls have moved, the focus of the LWML is unchanged.

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) is the official women’s auxiliary of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. For 75 years, the LWML has focused on affirming each woman’s relationship with Christ, encouraging and equipping women to live out their Christian lives in active mission ministries and to support global missions.

The LWML welcomes you to visit the new location of the LWML Office in Loeber Hall on the beautiful campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

LWML Junior Pastoral Counselor Rev. Mitchel Schuessler and LWML President Patti Ross joined the LWML Office staff on the joyous move-in day.

As of September 25, 2018 the NEW LWML Office address is:


801 Seminary Place, Ste. L010

St. Louis, MO 63105


www.lwml.org         1-800-252-5965

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Mercy Conference – October 27th


Breakout sessions include:
  • Orphan Grain Train and Mercy Meals (Andrea Eckstein, Mercy Meals of North Dakota)
  • LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Ministries (Don “Moe” Moeller, Lutheran Church Charities)
  • Transforming Public Schools with God’s Love and Truth (Richard Amundson, Tentmakers)
  • Presence in Learning: Trauma-Sensitive Schools (Marcia Bartok, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch)
  • Mercy and the Glory of God (Bernie Seter, Board of International Missions)
  • A Merciful Response to Childhood Trauma (Christina Hemmer, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch)
  • Understanding Recognized Service Organizations (Dorothy Krans, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod)
  • What is Deaconess Ministry? (Deaconess Kelly Jacob, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch)
  • Children with No One (Rev. Mike Giddings/Bob Wurl, Project 24/Christ’s Care for Children, Kenya)
Registration is limited!
Go to DakotaRanch.org/mercy for the registration form, speaker bios, breakout session descriptions, directions, and hotel information.
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Statistics from Convention

Statistics from Convention

Servant Events

  • Mercy Meals = 5400 meals bagged
  • Constructing Honey Boxes for DBGR = many made and fidgets placed within
  • Stuffing Envelopes
  • Packing Ingathering items

Ingathering Stats:

  • 150 items for DBGR
  • 650 items for Domestic Violence Crisis Center
  • 400+ items for Dakota Hope Clinic (including 100 boxes of diapers)

Offering #1 (Mites for 2018-2020 biennium): $3310 at church service + 318 Mission in Motion.

Read more in the Convention Messenger linked here.

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