July and August-   Joy Circle is in charge of kitchen supplies

   Circles do not meet during the month of August


Mission military in gathering; you are invited to bring these items:  Protein and granola bars, individually-wrapped hard candies, Tootsie roll pops, suckers, rice krispie treats, small cans of Pringles or small cracker packs (peanut butter, cheese, etc.) small packages of nuts, chewing gum (especially “breath enhancers” when you cannot always brush after a meal).  Personal items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, razors, bar soap, etc.  Items will be sent to an LCMS military Chaplain.

The 38th Biennial Convention of the LWML Iowa West District was held on June 28 – 30.  Zion’s delegates were Jeanie Hansen and Melissa Johnson.  Since Adair Zone was helping to hosting the convention, Pastor Davidson had morning devotions.  Marlene Schwab, Shirley Schramm, and Alice Davidson also attended.  There was 383 attending the convention.  Offerings received were Lutheran Family Service – $6112,  Lutheran Heritage Foundation – $5193.55, and Hong Kong Mission Trip – $4296.75.  Zones brought 164 pound packages which were sold for $2637 with $500 added to it from LCEF.  This money will go to mites.  424 bras were brought for Mission Servants Ingathering.  For Hope Ministries there was 2994 wash cloths, 1036 deodorants, and 1183 tubes of toothpaste;  475 McDonald’s gift cards for veterans.  At Zion we collected 34 wash cloths, 27 deodorants, 28 tubes of toothpaste, 16 pairs of socks, 1 bra, and 5 McDonald’s gift cards.  Thank you to Zion for giving to the mission!