31st Annual SWO Convention

Saturday, October 13, 2018

St. John Lutheran Church
20275 Davidson Road
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045


Scripture Verse: 2 Corinthians 5:17 TEV

"When anyone is joined to Christ, she is a new being, the old is gone the new has come..."

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.

Opening Worship begins at 8:30 a.m.

Pastor Angela T. Khabeb will be preaching at the opening worship. Those women who attended the Triennial Gathering in 2 Corinthians2017 will remember Pastor Angela's sermon at the closing Worship Service. Pastor Angela is originally from Omaha, Nebraska but has lived in many other cities like Chicago, Denver, Kenosha and Springfield, MO. From 2000-2002 she served as an ELCA Missionary in Namibia, Africa where she met and married her husband, Benhi.

Our Keynote Speaker will be Pastor Kathy Jacobson. Pastor Kathy has worked in various forms of ministry over the past 20 years, from youth and Christian education coordinator to Campus Ministry and rural Parish Ministry. However, her true passion is writing and she is the author of four (4) published books .. Noted! "Faithful Fiction" series. She is currently working on book number 5 ... "Footnote." In addition to her presentation, Kathy will have her books on display for sale and will also be hosting an afternoon workshop: Telling the Story in a New Way...and How You Can too! This workshop is about Pastor Kathy's journey into writing faithful fiction, and how others might follow their dreams.

Workshop Opportunities:

IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) … Presenter: Carla Schultz, Consultant with the IRIS AGency which is part of Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, Inc. Carla began her career in social services over 29 years ago. She has a desire to help people maintain their quality of living in the most independent setting possible. Empowering people to not just survive, but to live their life to the full-est. She is eager to assist participants in creating a plan that helps them succeed in their career, health and personal life. She has a son who has grown because of services available through IRIS and is excited to offer the services to partici-pants. Navigating all the resources available can be overwhelming and challenging … Carla is excited to be part of helping you do this.

Styles that Flatter your Figure… Presenter: Cheryl Groth. After receiving a degree in Marketing and Fashion Merchandising, Cheryl has continued in the Fashion Industry for 30+ years. She enjoys seeing women of all shapes and sizes feel good about themselves as they experiment with new fashion looks for their body type. Teaming up with Women’s organizations throughout the past 15 years has been exciting and rewarding for Cheryl.

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