During this time of Covid 19.  WELCA will not be meeting until Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 9:00am.  Quilting will also resume on Monday, September 14, 2020 and Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 8:30am.   See you there!!


Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (WELCA) is active in the mission of Jasper ELC.  The group is open to all women of the church and meets the second Thursday of all months except August and November at 9:00 am. Each meeting has a business meeting, followed by Bible study and coffee/fellowship time.

During the course of the year WELCA sponsors several special events, including a Bake Sale/Whatnot Sale in the spring, usually March; and Lefse Bake Days/Autumn Bake Sale in the fall.  Quilting for Lutheran World Relief is done the first Monday and Tuesday of most months.  Visits are made 2-3 times a year to Sunrise Village in Jasper and each August to Tuff Home in Hills, MN.

The group also coordinates a number of other church activities:  Meals on Wheels two months a year; 2 dinners – Soup Supper, and Harvest Supper; working the Pipestone County Food Shelf; and serving the Banquet in Sioux Falls.

All women are invited to participate in any/all of the activities.