Women in Ministry

09.01.22 | by Pat Buerger

Women in Ministry

    September 2022

    Women in Ministres -WIMWIM donated $200 to Hope Horizon East Palo Alto,  Hope Horizon is a faith based non-profit started as Bayshore Ministries in 1984.  They changed the name in early 2022.  Hope Horizon has three priorities: spiritual growth; life skill building; and leadership development. They offer school year and summer programs for youth.  You can read more on the website: https://www.hopehorizonepa.org/Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML)Zone 18 invites you for the Fall event of Bible study, singing, good food, and inspirational testimony from Linda Patel, Chair of the Heart to Heart - Sisters of all Nations ministry,Pastor Aaron Putnam, LINC Bay Area, will lead the Bible study, “The Gift of Listening" on October 22, 2022, at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Cupertino, CA 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM..  "What’s Your 80?” is the national LWML's 80th Anniversary outreach program encouraging all women’s groups/churches to collect and donate 80 items to an organization of their choice. The ingathering on October 22, is to collect and sort 80 new socks and underwear for the homeless/low income men and women who visit the C.O.M.E. Ministry at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in San Jose. Please see attached flyer.LWML is now collecting mites to fund Grant #4. Hmong Lent Family Retreat – $13,000 for the Hmong Outreach of Redeemer Lutheran, Fresno & St. Paul Lutheran, Merced, California.  You can bring coins/donations to Bethany and leave them in the wooden box at the back of the church.

    Ladies Bible

    After a summer break, The Ladies Bible group will resume on Saturday, September 10 at 10:00 AM at the Fireside Room/Family Center at Bethany Lutheran Church.  We will miss Florence, one of our long-time participants, who passed away this summer. Our study of ACTS will continue with our fearless leader, Maria Nazari.  You can reach out to Maria for more details and/or a copy of the study guide at 

    Bethany HospitalityBethany Lutheran Church Sunday Coffee Hour lives on!!  Thanks to volunteers and participants.  It is always nice to see you after church on Sundays.  If you'd like to volunteer in October, you can sign up in the Bethany Church Family Center or reach out to