New England District

Lutheran Women's Missionary League


2024 LWML-NED Convention

April 26-27,2024

Marriott Hotel

Trumbull, CT



Theme: Songs in the Night

Theme Bible verse: “Where is God my Maker, who gives songs in the night.”  Job 35:10


Keynote Speaker:  Katie Schuermann, an author, speaker, and musician.

Topic:  Pew Sisters:  Let’s gather and celebrate our true sisterhood – our pew sisterhood – and discuss what it means to be a woman in the church.


Focus Forum Leaders:

Katie Schuermann

Topic: When God’s People Suffer:  Why do bad things happen to Christians?  Let’s talk

about what life looks like when lived under the cross of Christ.


Rev. Gregory Wismar

Topic:  Eternal Anthems: Stories of our well-loved hymns


Rev. Daniel Schmelzer

Topic: Mission work to the children and families of Kenya


LWML National Representative


Bible Study Leader:

Rev. Nathan Erb of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Trumbull, CT

Convention Notice:2024 LWML-NED Convention


The Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML) of the New England District (NED) is now accepting 
applications for zone Young Woman Representatives (YWRs) to the LWML-NED Convention in Trumbull, 
CT, from April 26-27, 2024.

Be on the lookout for young ladies who may enjoy this opportunity to learn more about the LWML and encourage them to apply.

Please click on the links below for more detailed information and the application form.

  • A mature young woman who is preferably 22-35 years of age
  • A member of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
  • She shall have a deep love and devotion to her Lord Jesus Christ.
  • She shall be able to be away from home and/or work for the convention.
  • She shall be willing to attend all sessions of the convention, sitting in assigned seating, though she will not be able to vote.

She shall complete the application form and return it to the committee by March 1, 2024. (See application for name and email address to whom it is sent.)


  •  She shall be asked to give a report of her impressions and account of experiences at a district, zone and/or society meeting.
  • She shall commit herself to be active in her LWML society and to encourage others to be a part of her excitement.
  • She may be invited to attend zone and society functions and be open to take part in the programs upon request.
  • The LWML District will cover the cost of registration for the convention, ½ a hotel room, and meals.