The Dorcas Ladies Aid met on Aug. 4 in the fellowship hall of Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt. Judy Lehde, president, welcomed those attending. The meeting included a salad dinner, and members were encouraged to invite a guest with 18 members and 14 guests attending.
The mission committee planned the worship and program. Judy Krueger asked the members to wear an apron to the meeting. Her worship was entitled "Aprons." She had crafted pioneer dolls with aprons for the table decorations.
The executive board members were the hostesses for the dinner and members brought a variety of salads. The hostesses supplied the refreshments.
Following the dinner, Lena Bremer introduced the speaker, Heather Lemings, of the Monett Arc of the Ozarks office. She explained to the group how the Arc was established and the services that the Arc provides.
Following the program, a drawing for the table decorations was held. Lena Bremer announced that the next mission committee work day will be held on Sept. 19.
Those attending were: Evelyn Bracht, Lena Bremer, Ruth Bremer, Erna Doss, Edith Harmon, Marjorie Harris, Ethel Helmkamp, Esther Kleiboeker, Judy Krueger, Judy Lehde, Doris Meyer, Janice Meyer, Mabel Moennig, Nadine Obermann, Dorothy Osterloh, Connie Prater, Eleanor Smidt, Shirley Stanford, Heather Lemings, Kathy Schoen, Sandy Voskamp, Thelma Barnes, Delphine Hesemann, Bonnie Worm, Lloydene Hesemann, Virginia Scott, Marsha McGehee, Linda Ehrhardt, June Fritz, Loretta Pennington, Barbara Steinberg and Pastor Ryan Buchmueller.