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2019 Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society convention

June 27 - June 30

56th Annual LWMS Convention 
Des Moines, Iowa


“Let Us Ever Walk with Jesus in the Heartland”


The 56th Annual LWMS Convention will be held in Des Moines, Iowa, June 27-30, 2019.

The convention will be held in the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center located at the Iowa Events Center.

Convention Dates to Remember:

January 11 – Registration materials available
Online registration begins
January 15 – Convention hotels open for booking
March 31 – Tour registration deadline
April 1 – Early bird deadline
May 1 – Registration deadline
June 15 – Convention refund deadline
June 27 – Opening service

Visit the LWMS website for more information.


WATCH LIVE

Beginning Thurs., June 27 at 7 p.m.

 

 


Speakers

Thursday – opening service preacher will be Rev. Jon Bare, International Recruitment Director, Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary

Friday speakers include:
Joel Sutton, Latin America Missions Team
Rev. Jonathan Bauer, Good News Lutheran Church, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin
Rev. Keith Free, Administrator, Home Missions
Rob Siirila, Hong Kong

Saturday speakers include:
Rev. Pheng Moua, Immanuel Hmong Lutheran Church, St. Paul, Minnesota
Rev. Larry Schlomer, Administrator, World Missions
Paul Nitz, Malawi, Africa

Sunday – closing service preacher will be Rev. Keith Free, Administrator, Home Missions


Workshops
Five workshops will each be presented three times. The first workshop session is scheduled for Friday 10:15-11:15 a.m., session two is scheduled for Saturday 10:45-11:45 a.m., and session three is scheduled for Saturday 1:15-2:15 p.m. Each registered attendee can register for three workshop choices on their registration form. Workshops are ticketed events and all attendees must be registered for the convention. A workshop ticket exchange will be located at the Central Office booth while tickets are available.

The workshop choices are:

Supporting Our Home and World Missionaries – Mr. Sean and Mrs. Kirsten Young – Director of Mission Operations, WELS Center for Mission and Ministry

Steppin Out of My Comfort Zone – Mrs. Anita Smith – Mission Counselor for Friends of China

Walking Together in the Great Commission – Mr. Shannon Bohme – WELS Mission Journeys Coordinator

Moments with Our Missionary Wives – Mrs. Susan Nitz, Africa; Mrs. Judy Siirila, East Asia; Mrs. Lindsey Bauer, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin

God’s Grace Reaching Vietnam – Rev. Bunkeo Lor – Hmong Asia Ministry Coordinator; Rev. Jonathon Bare-International Recruitment Director, Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary

Details

Start:
June 27
End:
June 30
Event Category:
Website:
lwms.org

Venue

Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
Des Moines, IA United States
Website:
lwms.org

Organizer

LWMS
Website:
lwms.org

Details

Start:
June 27
End:
June 30
Event Category:
Website:
lwms.org

Venue

Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
Des Moines, IA United States
Website:
lwms.org

Organizer

LWMS
Website:
lwms.org

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