OSL Women of the ELCA
Fear Not is the title of this month’s devotion.
• Fear Is Universal
• Facing Our Fears
• Jesus Is with Us in our Fear
• Witnesses of Joy Greater than Fear
At Christmas we celebrate anew—Christ has already won the victory!
Board Position Opening for 2019. We still have one opening for the 2019 WELCA Board and we would love to hear from you. Please prayerfully consider putting your name in for either the secretary or mission action position. If you have any questions regarding these openings, please let me know: firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you see any of these WELCA board members, please thank them for faithfully serving God with their service on the OSL WELCA Board: Valorie Maher, Secretary; Sandy Fischer, Mission Action; and Toni Levasseur, Treasurer.
WELCA’s First Gathering of the New Year. The January Social will be held on January 12, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., with light refreshments. Scheduled agenda items include fellowship, installation of officers, 2018 final budget report and 2019 proposed budget, and the introduction of 2019’s Unit Wide Mission Project. We will also distribute the 2019 WELCA directories. There will be no charge for this event.
Unit Wide Mission Project for 2018 is #kidsareGod’sgift, focusing on children. We will be wrapping up this mission project and moving on to next year’s soon, so if you know of an organization that focuses on children and would like that organization to be considered as one of our Mission Project recipients, let me know soon: email@example.com. We welcome your input.
The Christmas Story. Isaiah 7:14, 9:4–7, 11:1; Micah 5:2; Matthew 1:18–25; Luke 2:1–20; Matthew 2:1–12.
WELCA Board Members: Jodie Nielsen, President; Michelle Schuknecht, Vice President; Valori Maher, Secretary; Toni LeVasseur, Treasurer; Sandy Fischer, Mission Action Chair; Tami Skorczewski, Advisor.