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30th Annual Convention

Faith  Lutheran Church  Valley City ND

In Kind Offering for the Barnes County Food Bank - Women's Health Care Items

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The Convention Book will be available at the Registration Table. If you have not pre-registered please email as soon as possible. Cost of lunch is $10.00.


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Positions up for election:


            Vice President

            Fargo Cluster Representative

            Grand Forks Cluster Representative

            Prairie Rose Cluster Representative



Lutheran World Relief Fall Drive Schedule


Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Mission Statement

Mobilizing women to act boldly on their faith in Jesus Christ.


 September 16, 2017   Theme: Be A Light, No Matter What!

Eastern North Dakota Synodical Women’s Organization Convention

Faith Lutheran Church    Valley City, North Dakota

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Tentative Agenda Below


8:45-9:30 am        Registration and Coffee

9:20-9:30 am        Gathering Music

9:30-10:00 am      Opening        Welcome and Devotions    "The Story of Faith" Cheryl Foell

10:00-10:10 am    Vendor Announcements , Request for Vitas to be submitted by 10:30 am

10:10-10:30 am    Break (Visit Vendors Stretch, etc.)

10:30-11:30 am    Plenary l    Business Meeting

                                           Credentials Report

                                           Appointment of Parliamentarian

                                           Appointment of Business Committees

                                                     1) Credentials  2) Elections   3) Nominations

                                           Adoption of Rules of Procedure

                                           Adoption of Agenda

                                           Report of Churchwide Representative--Karen Voris

                                                    "What's happening at Women of the ELCA Churchwide"

11:30-12:00         Bible Study    Pastor Jolene Knudson-Hanse

12:00-1:00 pm     Lunch (Visit Vendors, fellowship, etc.)

1:00-1:45 pm       Plenary ll   Business Meeting     

                                           Report of the Nominating Committee

                                           Election and Call for first ballot

                                           New Business

                                                    Introduction of Synodical Board

                                           Report of the Elections Committee

                                           Report of the President

                                           Report of the Treasurer

                                           Report of the Budget

                                           Report of the Resolutions Committee

                                           Report of the Offerings Committee

                                           Other Business (Invitation to 2018 SWO Convention)

1:45-2:15 pm     Who Are "Millennials" and how do we connect? -- Pastor Ryan Jerome

2:15-2:30 pm     Round Table Discussion OR

                        Treasurer's Workshop (led by Nadine Olson, SWO Treassurer)

2:30-3:30 pm    Closing Worship with Communion

                                Installation of SWO Board members by CWO Rep. Karen Voris



***Post-Convention Board meeting for Current(outgoing) and newly elected Board Members****