Women of the ELCA

welcaOur Saviour Executive Committee Officers
President Linda Griffith
Vice President  Isma Boland
Secretary to be appointed as needed
Treasurer Ann Satterwhite
Advisor Sandra Hughes

Circle Chairs
Cameron Circle Chair: Isma Boland
Lydia Circle Chair: Marie Lybrand
Rebekah Circle Chair: Linda Griffith

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.

January 10 Installation of Council, LMM & WELCA Officers
January 21 6 PM – WELCA Executive Meeting (circle leaders w/unit officers)
Opening Prayer:  Linda Griffith
February 6-7 SCWELCA Camp Kinard Retreat  (www.scwelca.org)
March 5 World Day of Prayer
March 14 3 PM – Spring 2021 SCWELCA Saxe Gotha Conference Meeting
April 13 3-5 PM – Joint OSLC-WELCA Meeting
Devotional/Prayer:  Lydia
Refreshments:  Cameron
April 25 OSLC-Newberry College Women’s League Sunday (Lydia Circle)
April 30-May 2 SCWELCA Camp Kinard Retreat (www.scwelca.org)
April SCWELCA Isle of Palms Lutheran Retreat Center Bible Study
(www.scwelca.org)
March-April OSLC-WELCA Retreat (Lydia)
June 11-12 SC Women of the ELCA Convention at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer/Newberry
Just Love” 1 Cor 16-14  (www.scwelca.org)
August 5-8 WELCA 11th Triennial Convention & Gathering, Phoenix, AZ
September 12 3 PM – Fall 2021 SCWELCA Saxe Gotha Conference Meeting
October 3 3-5 PM – Joint OSLC WELCA Meeting (Officer nominations/election)
Devotional/Prayer: Rebekah
Refreshments – Lydia
December 5 Immediately following Worship Service
WELCA Executive Meeting (circle leaders w/unit officers)
Opening Prayer:  Ann Satterwhite

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

2021 WELCA Directory

CAMERON CIRCLE
2nd Monday at 10 A.M.
at the church
Committee Assignment
Growth
Leader— Isma Boland
Recorder—Isma Boland
LYDIA CIRCLE
2nd Monday at 6:00 P.M.
in a member’s home
Committee Assignment
Action
Leader—Marie Lybrand
Recorder—Beverly Nivens
REBEKAH CIRCLE
1st Monday at 10 A.M.
at the church
Committee Assignment
Community
Leader—Linda Griffith
Recorder/Treasurer—Linda Hill

OSLC-WELCA STANDING RULES Adopted April 9 2015
OSLC-WELCA Hospitality Team Guidelines Approved May 25 2021