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					                                                                                                                                                  January 18, 2011
                                                                                                                                                  Issue 90




Weekly Ways to Share
Your Blessings!                                                Faithful LWML Sisters
There are 52 weeks in this new year!                           At the end of 2010, the Lord called two        On December 21, Velma E. Mann was re-
The LWML Human Care Committee                                  wonderful LWML sisters to their eternal        ceived into her Savior’s arms and received
offers a way you can give thanks and                           home in heaven.                                her crown of life. Velma’s daughter, Janell
share your blessings with others each                                                                         McKinstry, shared that her mother “was
one of these weeks. To learn more, go to                       Mabel Schmidt, who completed her term as       proud to have been a member of Lutheran
www.lwml.org/human-care/docs/2010_                             Iowa District East LWML president in 2010,     Women’s Missionary League from the
december_hc-idea_blessings.pdf                                 went home on December 13, 2010. At her         beginning of the organization.” Velma and
                                                               memorial service, LWML President Janice        her husband, Dale, attended many LWML
                                                               Wendorf said, “Mabel was a Lutheran            conventions together.
                                                               Woman in Mission who was in the Word,
                                                               of the Word, and walked with the Word          God blessed the LWML through the work of
                                                               made flesh, her dear Lord and Savior Jesus     these dedicated servants.
                                                               Christ. Mabel was the face of LWML.”


                                                                CO N V E N T I O N C E N T R A L : :   LWML Plays in Peoria
                                                                  Make your plans NOW to attend the 34th Biennial
                                                                  LWML Convention to be held at the Peoria Civic
LWML Mite Marathon                                                Center, June 23–26, 2011. In five months LWML
Have you been participating in the                                women, men, and children will gather in Peoria.
Mite Marathon … Race to the Finish?                               Complete details are available in the Winter 2010
To learn more about the marathon and                              issue of Lutheran Woman’s Quarterly, as well as on
how you can help meet the mite goal                               the LWML website at www.lwml.org/conventions.
and finish strong, talk with your LWML                            Come, Play in Peoria. Watch for convention editions
district president and get some ideas at                          of e-News that will be coming to YOU.
www.lwml.org/missions/mite-marathon.
htm. New simple, fun ideas and ways
that others have been working to meet                          Look What’s New!
the goal will continue to be posted on
this page.                        2009 2011
                                  MITE GOAL
                                                             Beautiful Pearl Cluster Bracelet: Simulated purple
                                   $1,825,000
                                                1,825,000
                                                             and clear crystals and pearls of various sizes, silver-
                                                1,703,332.90 toned accent charms, and the LWML sterling silver


   Mite Update                                               charm. #31008 $22.
                                                1,581,666.30
                                                1,459,999.70

   2009-2011 Mite Goal
                                                1,338,333.10
                                                1,216,666.50
                                                               A set of four 5¾" square LWML Note Cards in four
   $1,825,000                                   1,094,999.90
                                                973,333.28     vibrant colors, includes white envelopes. Inside is a
   Received as of 12/31/10                      851,666.62
                                                               printed Scripture verse and “I am the face of LWML!”
                                                729,999.96
   $1,363,152.27                                608,333.30     #15311 $4.75 (set of four).
                                                486,666.64
   Goal Balance                                 364,999.98
                                                               Order by calling the LWML Office at 1-800-252-5965
   $461,847.73
                                                243,333.32
                                                121,666.66     or online at www.lwml.org/shop.


                               Mite Update
             The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) is the official women’s auxiliary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.
                               2009-2011 Mite Goal
                               $1,825,000
                      For over 65 years, the LWML has focused on affirming each woman’s relationship with Christ, encouraging
                               Received as of 5/31/10
                   and equipping women to live out their Christian lives in active mission ministries and to support global missions.
                               $1,363,152.27
                               Goal Balance
                                $461,847.73
                        Please remember LWML in your estate plan. Our legal name is: “Lutheran Women’s Missionary League.”
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