Running the Race … Looking to Jesus!
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God (Hebrews 12:1-2).
We are so close to being together in Lexington for the LWML 39th Biennial Convention. I am looking forward to this convention and plan on being there for a few days. If you are planning on attending, here is some important information you will want to jot down!
Download the Whova App on your smartphone from your App store. It is free! Using this app will help you navigate through the convention activities and locations. You can connect with others and see who is attending. Go to the LWML Convention Central website for more details to help you get it started.
Please join us for our District Caucus on Thursday, July 24, at 5:35 to 6:20 p.m.. We will be in Ballroom 2 of the Central Bank Center located just off the Lexington Center Lobby. We want to welcome you to Lexington, and introduce our delegates, district officers and guests. The highlight will be the pinning ceremony of our District YWR, Alexandria Kirch. During the caucus, Carolyn Blum will be getting us ready for the invitation to the Milwaukee Convention on Sunday. You will want to bring your noisemakers so we can practice our skit with Carolyn! Be ready for lots of fun!
The mask mandate in Lexington has been lifted! We will have the opportunity to see each other’s faces and smiles! How wonderful is that! Praise God! However, if you have not been vaccinated, masks are still recommended. The convention is now open to all who want to attend, however, registration on line is closed and only open to in person registration. Social distancing is no longer required, so we can hug as many ladies as you can! Let me remind you this mask mandate is only while you are attending the convention. While you are on your way to Lexington, your bus or airline may still require passengers to wear a mask.
Don’t forget to pack your fascinator (hat)! You will want to sport your beautiful head covering during the Friday Winner’s Circle Celebration and Saturday’s entertainment.
If you are unable to attend, please check the LWML Convention Central website where you will be able to enjoy the convention via live stream. Why not organize a live stream get-together to enjoy the convention with your group! The sessions will be recorded, so if you miss a session, you will be able to view it at a later time that is convenient for you.
I continually thank you for your vigilant prayers while I continue with chemo treatments. You are truly a blessing to me and my family. May God bless your time in Lexington!
Blessed to serve joyfully!
Please note: We have also enrolled in “Joyful Response,” an electronic offering program through LCEF. If you wish to give electronically, you can fill out an enrollment form and send it on to Jody Cook, District Treasurer. Your offerings can be automatically taken from your personal checking, savings or LCEF steward account. Joyful Response – Member Sign-up