a partner in the total ministry of the church, Women of the ELCA
affirms, supports, and challenges women in their daily ministries at
home and around the world. Women of Saint Matthew is a unit of Women
of the ELCA.
at Saint Matthew, we gather in Circles for Bible study and
fellowship. We invite all women of the congregation to join us at the
Martha Circle meeting. Martha Circle meets on the second Monday of
the month at 11:00 a.m. in the Education Building. Please check the Calendar
of Events for specific dates. Also,
please watch the Announcements Section of the Sunday Worship
Saint Matthew's monthly
newsletter, or this web site for details.
activity is the annual convention of Southeastern Women of the ELCA.
The 2009 convention will be held mid-September (date TBA) in
Savannah, Georgia. We invite all women of the congregation to travel
with us to attend the convention. Part of this annual gathering
includes a collection point for Lutheran World Relief quilts and kits.
have monthly project concerns, which include donations of "in
kind" items to prepare Health, School, or Sewing Kits for
Lutheran World Relief, as well as local concerns. For example, from
October through December, we will be collecting toys for Sister
Judy's AIDS Kids. As the holiday season approaches, we will have
specific information regarding special needs for these children and
additional information, please contact Carla Stickles or the Church
to web sites of organizations referenced on this page: