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
  • GLOW SEWING: 9AM-Noon, Tuesday, February 2 & February 16, 2021. Meet in the Fellowship Hall to make quilts, baby care kits, fabric kits, personal care kits, and school kits for missions. Come for an hour or for the morning! It’s a great time of fun and fellowship. We would be glad to have you and no experience necessary! If you have any questions please contact Jackie Turner, 822-1633. (GLOW SEWING is every first and third Tuesday of the month at 9 AM. 
  • GLOW BIBLE STUDY 2 PM, February 18, 2021 in person in the ALC meeting room and via ZOOM. January/February “Gather” Magazine Bible Study “Journeys with angels” Session 2, page 36, Turnaround angels. All women are welcome! If you have any questions please contact Carolyn Torkelson, 831-5986. (Our GLOW Bible Study is every third Thursday of the month at 2 PM.) 
 
 
QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS?
 
CONTACT ONE OF US!
 
Kathy Hiley – 507-831-4109
Jean Johnson – 507-822-2715
Irene Menken – 507-831-3269
Karen Skarphol – 507-831-5540
Carolyn Torkelson – 507-831-5986
Danni Vagle – 507-831-3288
 
          
ONGOING FAITH OPPORTUNITIES
 
Women’s Bible Study
Every 3rd Thursday of each month at ALC at 2:00 pm or every 3rd Saturday at 8:30 am  (except June & August).
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 on January 9th & 23rd and the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays in February through April.
We meet in the Fellowship Hall to make quilts for missions.
Contact: Carolyn Janssen – 507-831-3082
 
 
Baby Care Kits, Fabric Kits, Personal Care Kits and School Kits
These kits are made during the quilting sessions and they are for Lutheran World Relief.
Contact: Carolyn Janssen – 507-831-3082
 
 
 
Altar Guild
This group meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 2pm, except in June, July and August.
The primary duties are communion & baptism preparation and altar care.
Contact: Judy Holt – 507-831-2128 or Kathy Hiley – 507-831-4109
 
 
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 – 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
 
 
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