Lutheran Women of Victoria
Members for Lutheran Women of Victoria come from many guilds across the state. Members support various projects for the Victorian District and Lutheran Women of Australia, including migrant ministry, Lutheran Media outreach and overseas mission projects.
Retreats are generally held four times a year in different regions of the district. Lutheran Women of Victoria also meets annually in a conference.
The office bearers are:
- Jenny Gellert (president)
- Annie Gellert (acting vice president)
- Val Tischler (secretary)
- Kerry Nolte (treasurer)
- Julie Hedt (assistant secretary)
- Annie Hill (extra member and acting newsletter editor)
- Judy Wiebusch & Dee Simons (extra members)
- Shirley Jorgensen (LWV stamp receiver)
- Pastor Adrian Kramer (spiritual advisor)
The retreat committee comprises:
- Merrilyn Koch (president)
- Christine Modra (secretary)
- Suzanna Bowman (treasurer)
- Vacant (extra member)
Lutheran Women of Victoria host retreats for Christian women of all ages – and men have enjoyed them too.
The retreats provide opportunities for Bible study, discussion, friendship and fun based on relevant issues and topics and are presented by guest study leaders. Delicious food and social activities are also included.
The retreats enable participants to take time out from their busy routines and gain spiritual refreshment.