Women of the ELCA

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Women of the ELCA (WELCA), the women’s organization of this church, has thousands of participants in thousands of congregations. Together we are committed to growing in faith, affirming our gifts, supporting one another in our callings, and engaging in ministry and action that promotes justice and wholeness for all people.

Follow the South Dakota Women of the ELCA on the web:

Read the Spring 2022 WELCA Newsletter

Download the South Dakota Synod WELCA Constitution

Download 2021 WELCA Convention Booklet

Learn more about the Women of the ELCA.

Upcoming Events

Synodical WELCA Convention for 2022 –  June 23-24
at First Lutheran Church, Brookings
337 8th Street, Brookings SD 57006

 

“COME BOLDLY”

“Let us, therefore, approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” Hebrews 4:16

Banquet Speaker: Pastor Cassandra Lamb, SDSU
Inspirational Speaker: V J Smith, author

Love Offering & Silent Auction Proceeds: Lutheran University Ministry, all campuses

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Upcoming Gatherings

Bear Butte –  Fall Retreat is scheduled for September 9 and 10 at Outlaw Ranch

Give

Support the ministry of the Women of the ELCA in South Dakota through your financial gifts.

Officers

President

Margene Thompson
Letcher, SD
605-248-2444 / 605-770-8311
amthompson@santel.net

Vice President

Hannah Fleming
Rapid City ,SD
605-630-1034
moneahn.fleming@gmail.com

Secretary

Teresa Mikkelsen
Webster SD
605-345-2912

Treasurer

Darla Toben
Clear Lake, SD
605-880-3506
dgtoben@itctel.com

Director for Stewardship

Kathy Heffernan
Faulkton, SD
605-324-3638
kheffernan1957@gmail.com

Director for Justice

Connie Matzner
Stickney SD 57375
605-732-4370

Director for Discipleship

Vicki Persson
Corsica, SD
605-732-4605 / 605-999-2946
vicki@midstatesd.net

Member-at-Large

Cheryl Lundeen
Sioux Falls, SD
605-201-3102
clundeen@midco.net

Member-at-Large

Dee Sanderson
Aberdeen SD
605-228-2567

Nominating Committee

Darlene Bresson
Janice Anderson
Sheryn Ekstrum
Joan Ernst