PLEASE NOTE: IN RESPECT TO OUR SISTERS WITH ASTHMA, ALLERGIES OR PULMONARY CONDITIONS, 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!
2020 CONFERENCE SPRING GATHERINGS
Mark your calendars!
Sunrise/Santa Cruz Conferences Spring Gathering
Sierra Vista Evangelical, Sierra Vista AZ
9 am to 2:30 pm
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, 1159 N Greenfield Rd, Gilbert AZ 85234
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
“God’s Masterpiece, Planned for Good Works”
Guest speaker: Rev. Andrea Caine, Desert Cross Lutheran, Tempe AZ
Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ordination of women in the Lutheran Church
Hear how one woman heard the call to ministry
Hear about two very different outreach opportunities for our “good works”
Enjoy a tool to help us pray and listen for direction
In-Kind Gifts will support House of Refuge (peanut butter in plastic jars, jelly in plastic jars, cereal, butter (not margarine), and general cleaner in spray bottles
Register by March 14, 2020
$15 includes lunch and materials
Colorado River Conference Spring Gathering
Mount Olive, 2170 Havasupai Blvd, Lake Havasu City AZ 86403
8:30 am to 3:00 pm (AZ Time Zone)
“Love in Action”
Journey into the mission fields of Liberia, Thailand, and El Salvador
In-Kind Gifts will support Faith and Grace, a domestic abuse shelter for women and children
$10 early registration by March 16
$15 late registration after March 16
Capital/NE Valley Conferences Spring Gathering
Grace Lutheran, 1124 N 3rd St, Phoenix AZ
8:30 am to 1 pm
“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
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.
This is your opportunity to get those quilts and kits boxed and labeled according to LWR directions and delivered to the parking lot of Shepherd of the Valley between 9 am and 1 pm.
Please note that LWR has informed us they will no longer accept bulk donations of soap as of March, 1, 2020 Also, beginning May 1, 2020, they will no longer accept full-sized fleece tied blankets.
Questions should be directed to Laura Krueger, our AZ In-Gathering Coordinator for LWR Kits and Quilts.
2020 Synod Women’s Convention/Gathering
Friday & Saturday, October 23-24, 2020
Resurrection Lutheran, Oro Valley AZ