Women of the ELCA

welcaOur Saviour Executive Committee Officers
President:  Linda Griffith
Vice President:  Pam Hanfland
Secretary:  Kelly Heid
Treasurer:  Ann Satterwhite
Advisor: Pam Hanfland

Circle Chairs
Cameron Circle Chair: Isma Boland
Lydia Circle Chair: Gail Marcum
Rebekah Circle Co-Chairs: Linda Griffith and Linda Hill

Left to Right: Gail Marcum, Kelly Heid, Ann Satterwhite, Pam Hanfland, Linda Griffith, Linda Hill, Anne Moye, Isma Boland

Note:  All women of the church are considered members of the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; therefore, we encourage joining a circle to help foster better communication within our congregation.  You do not have to become active in a circle to participate in any of our events.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
January 14 – Installation of Council, LMM & WELCA Officers
January 25 6 PM – WELCA Executive Meeting
Opening Prayer: Linda Griffith
February 9-10 – SCWELCA Camp Kinard Bible Study —
$75 pp (www.scwelca.com) A Weekend of Awe and Wonder
March 2 – World Day of Prayer/Emmanuel (bring sandwich, drink and dessert provided)
March 18 3 PM – Spring SCWELCA Saxe Gotha Conference Meeting, Sandy Run/ Swansea
April 15 – OSLC-Newberry College Women’s League Sunday (Lydia Circle)
April 22 3-5 PM – Joint OSLC WELCA Meeting
Devotional/Prayer – Lydia Circle
Refreshments – Cameron Circle
April – SCWELCA Isle of Palms Lutheran Retreat Center Bible Study (www.scwelca.com)
April 27-29 – OSLCWELCA Retreat at Camp Kinard/Leesville (Cameron Circle)
June 8-9 – SC Women of the ELCA Convention at Redeemer/Columbia (St. Andrews) (www.scwelca.com)
THEME:  “CHRIST, BE OUR LIGHT”   (ELW #715) JOHN 8:12  “AND JESUS SPOKE TO THEM, SAYING, ‘I AM THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD; HE WHO FOLLOWS ME WILL NOT WALK IN DARKNESS, BUT WILL HAVE THE LIGHT OF LIFE.’” RSV
September  – Fall SCWELCA Saxe Gotha Conference Meeting
October 14  3-5 PM – Joint OSLC WELCA Meeting  (New Officers to be elected)
Devotional/Prayer – Rebekah Circle
Refreshments – Lydia Circle
December 2 11:45 AM – WELCA Executive Meeting immediately following Worship Service
Opening Prayer: Pam Hanfland

There are 3 circles that the women of the congregation participate in.
Each circle takes on different responsibilities during the year.

WELCA Directory

CAMERON CIRCLE
2nd Monday at 10 A.M.
at the church
Committee Assignment
Growth
Leader— Isma Boland
Recorder—Ann Moye
LYDIA CIRCLE
2nd Monday at 6:00 P.M.
in a member’s home
Committee Assignment
Community
Leader—Gail Marcum
Recorder— Ann Satterwhite
REBEKAH CIRCLE
3rd Monday at 7:00 P.M.
in a member’s home
Committee Assignment
Action
Co-Leaders— Linda Griffith and Linda Hill
Recorder— Linda Griffith