WOMEN’S MINISTRY

GLOW
GALS LIVING OUR WITNESS
All women of American Lutheran Church are members of GLOW!
 
OUR PURPOSE STATEMENT
As a community of women created in the image of God, called to discipleship in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to grow in faith, affirm our gifts, support one another in our callings, engage in ministry and action, and promote healing and wholeness in the church, the society, and the world.
GLOW EVENTS
2021
March 7– GLOW Meeting 10 AM
April– Shetek Conference Spring Gathering 
May– SWO Synod Convention
May 2– GLOW Meeting 10 AM
June– Ice Cream Social at Mikkelsen Manor 
August 8– GLOW Meeting 10 AM
September– GLOW Fall trip
SeptemberShetek Conf. Fall Gathering
October- GLOW Recharge
November 7– GLOW Meeting 10 AM
November 20– Love Boxes
December– Sogge Home Christmas Party
 
Events and volunteer opportunities will be dictated by Covid-19 restrictions.
 
Watch for details and cancellations about these and additional events throughout the year in the ALC Messenger, worship bulletins, on this website, Facebook and posters around the church.
 
Plan to be a part of GLOW!
 
GLOW MONTHLY EVENTS
2021
Please join us in person in the Meeting Room across from the ALC office or via Zoom for our GLOW Women’s BIBLE STUDY every 3rd Thursday of the month at 2 PM. These Bible studies come from the Gather Magazine. All Women are welcome! Come enjoy an afternoon of fun! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS?
 
CONTACT ONE OF US!
 
Kay Evers- 507-831-1077
Kathy Hiley – 507-831-4109
Jean Johnson – 507-822-2715
Karen Skarphol – 507-831-5540
Jackie Turner- 507-822-1633
Danni Vagle – 507-831-3288
 
          
ONGOING FAITH OPPORTUNITIES
 
Women’s Bible Study
We meet the 3rd Thursday of each month at ALC or via Zoom at 2:00 pm. No Bible study in June or August, however a summer Bible study will be held in July at 9am. 
Contact: Carolyn Torkelson – 507-831-5986
 
 
Hospitality
Be a part of our Greeter and Usher Teams for Sunday morning.
Wednesday evening and Saturday evening worship.
Contact: Jane Cartwright 507-831-5032 or cartj58@gmail.com
 
 
Quilters
We meet at 9am the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays in January through April, in the Fellowship Hall to make quilts for missions and the Christmas Cheer box. No experience needed. We need knot tiers and fabric sorters. 
Contact: Kathy Hiley, 831-4109, Jackie Turner, 822-1633, or Jean Johnson, 822-2715 with questions. 
 
 
Baby Care Kits, Personal Care Kits and School Kits
These kits are made for Lutheran World Relief during the quilting sessions.
Contact: Kathy Hiley, 831-4109 or Jackie Turner, 822-1633 with questions.
 
 
Altar Guild
This group meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 2pm, except in June, July and August.
The primary duties are Holy Communion and altar care.
Contact: Judy Holt, 831-2128 or Kathy Hiley, 831-4109 with questions or to volunteer.
 
 
Prayer Shawl Ministry
We knit or crochet prayer shawls while praying for whomever the recipient may be.
These shawls bring love, comfort and God’s healing presence to those who are suffering.
Contact: Kathy Hiley, 831-4109 or momhiley@gmail.com
 
 
Library Board
Contact: Robin Rahn – 507-831-2182 or Judy Holt – 507-831-2128
 
 
Decorating Committee
This group handles the seasonal decorating of the church.
Contact: Carol Vought – 507-831-4717 or Judy Holt – 507-831-2128
 
 
ALC Prayer Chain
Will activate, come alongside you, and promise to pray for you and your loved ones. To activate, contact the church office at 831-1794 or by email winalc@windomnet.com asking specifically for prayers through
the prayer chain.
 
 
Work Units
All Members of ALC are in a work unit to serve for events and funerals on a rotating basis. If you would like to volunteer to serve beyond your group, please contact…
Contact: Jean Johnson – 507-822-2715