PLEASE NOTE: IN RESPECT TO OUR SISTERS WITH ASTHMA AND ALLERGIES, ALL OF OUR EVENTS ARE NOW “FRAGRANCE FREE.” We request that you do not wear any perfume, cologne, use any scented lotions or essential oils when coming to our events. Thank you!
Gather Bible Study Event
Saturday, January 18, 2020
8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Rev. Dr. Kit Kleinhans
“Vocation and Calling”
Christ the Servant Lutheran Church
2 S. Pecos Rd., Henderson, NV
Celebrating 50 years of Women’s Ordination in the Lutheran Church in the United States
Author of the 2020 Winter Gather Bible Study, The Rev. Dr. Kathryn Kleinhans is Dean of Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University, Columbus, OH. Ordained in the Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches (predecessor of the ELCA) in 1985, her first call was in Atlanta, GA. Kit holds a B.A. in Theology from Valparaiso University, an M.Div. from Christ Seminary – Seminex, and a Ph.D in Theological Studies from Emory University. She will be sharing her early experiences as a ‘woman with a collar’ in the Lutheran church and leading us in “Vocation and Calling” from the Gather magazine. Kit was also our presenter in 2017 when she was the author of the Winter Gather Bible Study on Galatians.
Registration has closed but we will accept walk-ins!
An offering will be collected at this event. 50% is designated to Family Promise of Las Vegas. Checks can be made out to Women of the ELCA-GCS.
FUTURE DATES FOR 2020 CONFERENCE SPRING GATHERINGS
Mark your calendars!
Sunrise/Santa Cruz Conferences Spring Gathering
Sierra Vista Evangelical, Sierra Vista AZ
Theme: “The Greatest is Love”
Keynote: Fr. Greg Adolf, pastor of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Sierra Vista. Previously served as pastor of Dove of Peace Lutheran in Tucson. Ordained to the Priesthood for the Diocese of Tucson in 1991.
Outreach Project: Good Neighbor Alliance – Sierra Vista. Good Neighbor Alliance is a homeless shelter, housing and feeding men, women and families.
In-Kind Gifts: “Shower of Love” We are requesting toilet tissue, paper towels and cleaning supplies for the facility; hygiene items for the clients.
Registration is $10, includes a light breakfast, speaker, full lunch, and closing communion service with Pr. Mark Perry.
Rio Salado Conference Spring Gathering
Spirit of Joy, Gilbert AZ
Colorado Conference Spring Gathering
Mount Olive, 2170 Havasupai Blvd, Lake Havasu City AZ 86403
10:00 am to 3:30 pm (AZ Time Zone)
“Exploring the Mission Fields – BOLD Women Take Action”
In-Kind Gifts will support Faith and Grace, a domestic abuse shelter for women and children
Capital/NE Valley Conferences Spring Gathering
Grace Lutheran, 1124 N 3rd St, Phoenix AZ
“Our Providing Shepherd” – Psalm 23
Keynote: Pr. Andrea Cain, Desert Cross (Tempe)
Outreach: Native American Urban Ministry (NAUM)
In-Kind Gifts for NAUM: Toddler sz 2-4 diapers; socks for kids and adults; underwear for adult men and women; t-shirts for kids and adults; reading glasses
8:30 am to 1 pm
High Country Conference Spring Gathering
Mount Cross, Payson AZ
Our 2020 Phoenix-area in-gathering will occur on Saturday, April 18th, 2020 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran. 1500 W. Maryland Ave, Phoenix 85015. Questions should be directed to Laura Krueger
, our AZ In-Gathering Coordinator for LWR Kits and Quilts. The anticipated time is 9 am to 1 pm.
2020 Synod Women’s Convention/Gathering
Friday & Saturday, October 23-24, 2020
Resurrection Lutheran, Oro Valley AZ