Serve the Lord with Gladness

South Wisconsin District

Mission Opportunities

We are given many opportunities to become "Lutheran Women in Mission" and here you can find some of the greatest areas of need. Some projects are small and individual missions and some projects are worldwide and require many hands to complete. Serve the Lord with gladness.
  • Greeting Card Ministry
    Feb 25, 2019

    Greeting Card Ministry Update!  While there was a brief period of time that the Kettle Moraine prison was no longer accepting greeting cards, that has been resolved.  Please continue to save the cards!  The cards can be given to Barb Kaun or Judy Paulson and they will be distributed accordingly.  Thank you very much!

  • Recycling Program Update
    Jun 5, 2019

    LWML SWD                                                                                                             Recycling


     Please take note: Many changes have taken place since most of your last recycling shipments. There is a new company that we send our items to---it is in Chatsworth, CALIFORNIA and NOT Las Vegas!  PLEASE make sure you let your churches know to TOSS any label that does not go to CA!  


    There have been more requirements established to recycle your printer cartridges. Please note the only items accepted for recycling are inkjet printer cartridges and other recyclables (cell phones, pagers, GPS, mobile hot spots, eBook Readers, iPods/MP3 Players, digital cameras, PDAs, iPads/Tablets, and video games). Be ...

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  • Clothing Protector
    Mar 29, 2019

    This is an ingathering item to be brought to the 2019 LWML SWD Fall Retreat

    Instructions for how to make a Clothing Protector for Bethesda Lutheran Community Homes is here.

  • Prayer Cloth
    Mar 29, 2019

    This is an ingathering to be brought to the 2019 LWML SWD Fall Retreat.

    Instructions for how to crochet a Prayer Cloth for Bethesda Lutheran Community Homes is here.

  • How to make a coronavirus mask
    Apr 28, 2020


    How to Make an Adult Mask with Ties
    Supplies for 1 mask:
    One (1) 8x14 inch piece of cotton fabric
    Two (2) 1.5 x34 inch strips
    Thread & sewing machine
    Prepare the mask:
    On 8/14 inch piece, right sides together, sew ¼ inch seam, creating
    Turn right sides out, press seam and fabric.
    Make 3 pleats, approx. 1 inch each in size, using steam or pins to
    hold. Mask will be approx. 3-3.5inches in width.
    Sew ¼ inch seam on each side of mask, securing pleats.
    Trim seam allowance.
    Prepare ...

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