Women of Emmaus

Women’s Circles:

Mary Circle

Periodically meets in the evenings for dinner, conversation, and a time of learning in the homes of members. They use a variety of different Bible studies.

Projects: Lutheran World Relief Personal Care and School Kits* and collection of clothing for the Mission in December

Naomi Circle

Second Thursday of the month, September-June, at 9:30 am in the church library and at times in members’ homes.  They use the ELCW “The Gathering” Bible study each month.

Projects: Lutheran World Relief Personal Care and School Kits*

*Emmaus Lutheran Church ships donations to Lutheran World Relief twice a year, in October and May.

Emmaus Lutheran Church Women (ELCW) Special Events:

With the proceeds of the annual Holiday Bazaar, the Women of Emmaus provide support to a number of local organizations such as Food for Lane County, WomenSpace, and Eugene Mission. They also contribute to global organizations such as Lutheran World Relief, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, and Lutheran Global Health Services.  In addition, the Women of Emmaus support Camp Lutherwood through direct contribution and with camping scholarships for children.

Sending Quilts to Lutheran World Relief

Other Shared Projects:


Quilts are made for Lutheran World Relief, the Eugene Mission, as gifts to our high school seniors, and to sell at the annual Holiday Bazaar. Material to make the quilts is donated and Women of Emmaus pay for the batting.

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

Note:  It is a policy of the Women of the ELCA to include all women members of the congregation in its organization, so we encourage any woman interested to join a circle for Bible study, service, and fellowship!

If you are unable or choose not to attend monthly meetings you are still a member of the Women of Emmaus Lutheran Church (ELCW). Please feel free to participate in any way that fits your lifestyle.

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