Synodical Women’s Organization


The Saint Paul Area Synodical Women's Organization seeks to mobilize women to act boldly in their faith in Jesus Christ.


Purpose Statement:

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.



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Upcoming Events


Synodical Women's Organization Convention - Saturday, April 22, 2023 | Gloria Dei, St. Paul

Join us for a day of worship, bible study, learning sessions and business meetings! This year's convention features Dr. Kelly Sherman-Conroy, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe who recently earned her Ph.D. from Luther Seminary; an update from our Guatemala and Tanzania partners; and we'll hear from Pastor Bradley Schmeling, who spent three months walking 500 miles of the Camino de Santiago in Spain. There will be opportunities for worship and fellowship, as well as a bible study with Bishop Lull.


Voting Member registration is due March 18, 2023.
Visitor registration is due April 1, 2023.



WELCA Resources:


The magazine of Women of the ELCA, offering a mix of articles, theological reflections, devotions and stories of comfort and challenge to help readers grow in faith and engage in ministry and action. Published 10 times per year. A subscription is $19.95 per year (print/digital). Learn more. 


An online magazine and podcast for and with young adult women who identify as Lutheran or not. Reads are writers of Café include pastors, seminary and college students and other young adult women who use Café as a Bible study resource individually or with a group. (Women of all ages may use and share Café!) Learn more.




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