“To mobilize women to act boldly on their faith in Jesus Christ.”

As a community of women 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, action, and promote healing and wholeness in the church, the society, and the world.


WELCA Spring Event, Saturday, March 9 (synod-wide)

Judge Debra Jacobson will address the topic “Community Issues Facing the Court System
in Rochester” on Saturday, March 9.  She brings with her an extensive history of legal experience with the State of Minnesota court system in Rochester. YOu will gain insight into legal issues and challenges facing our community and the role the court system plays in their resolution.

Hosted by Miriam Circle, the event is scheduled from 9-11am with a $4.00 catered brunch.
Sign up and brunch payment can be made on line.


Zumbro River Conference Women of the ELCA Spring Event

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Zumbro Lutheran Church

624 Third Avenue SW

Rochester, MN 55902

Handicap Accessible

4:45pm Registration, Displays, and Punch

5:30pm Welcome and Dinner

Registration: $12, includes dinner

Please register by April 12. 
Send separate checks for registration and offering, both payable to: Southeastern MN Synod WELCA. Your offering can be sent along with your registration to: Milda Weness 16366 690th Ave., Adams, MN, 55909.

Our theme is Jesus said, “Let the Little Children Come unto Me” Luke 18:16

The program, presented by Pastor Marie Anderson of St. John's Lutheran Church is, Feeding God's Children: Body and Soul.

The special projects being lifted up are Socks and Underwear and/or Loose Change in a Baggy, for the Children of Haiti.

Offering Destinations: Pastor Marie's Haiti Project and Good Earth Village.


Have you visited the website of the Women of the ELCA? There is lots of information and good reading at

Our journey of faith leads us to build bridges of understanding and peace, to reach out with compassion, and to share the hope of Jesus.