The peace of the Lord be with you…
How often have we exchanged this greeting without really thinking of how meaningful it is? Join Lutheran Women at the Fall Gathering this November. It will once again be held at the Lake Yale Conference Center which is set on a beautiful lake among towering oaks - a perfect place to reflect upon ‘God’s Peace’.

Please Join Us:
Florida/Bahamas Synodical Women’s Fall Gathering
November 8, 9 & 10, 2013

Opportunities for exploring ‘God’s Peace’ will include: Gathering and
Sending Worship Services, Bible Study, Worship with Holy Communion, and many workshops to choose from. Time for personal reflection and meditation will also be available throughout the weekend. Delegates will be conducting the business of our organization including election of officers and triennial delegates.

A youth leader will guide the youth throughout the weekend. They also will join in many of the activities and workshops. To encourage young women to attend, their fees are reduced. Consider bringing along your daughter or granddaughter!

‘Share the Spirit Grants’ are available to help defray costs for anyone wishing to attend. Watch the web site for additional information regarding the Fall Gathering and registration forms. These will be available during the summer.

“And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7

Fall Gathering Information Links 

Registration Information 

Overnight Registration 
Workshop Registration 
Love Offering 


All those who could attend enjoyed the annual summer Bible Study hosted by St. Andrews By-The-Sea at Jacksonville Beach on August 17, 2013.  We so appreciated not only the time dedicated by those lovely ladies who taught our three meditations but the delicious assortment of toppings and treats provided for our salad luncheon.  You can’t go wrong with this mixture of Lutheran women, laughter, study and food!

What are your churches doing?  I remember how our Northern Assembly attendants at the Spring First Coast Conference excitedly spoke on each individual congregation’s projects, missions, and works of love.  Let CJ Whitfield, our President, know to include your group or church’s events so that the blog she created for us can help “spread the word” for all that can or might be able to participate or share with you.

Any questions that we can help you with or answer for you or if your group has had a recent change of officers for email or “snail mail” delivery, please notify your officers listed to the left.

Keep abreast of the news on our FL-BA SWO website for what the Women of the ELCA are planning as well as the wealth of resource materials available for your groups.  The Lake Yale Convention data and information should be or will be available for those planning to attend in November.

Check Out our on line calendar also. 

Reference our FL-BA SWO website at