Women's Circles

SPD Circles: Women Growing in Faith and Friendship

You're invited!
Each circle is involved in outreach mission projects and service projects within St. Philip the Deacon. If you are interested in joining or visiting a women's circle, please contact any of the circle leaders. You are also welcome to help with the missions without joining a circle.

Elizabeth Circle

  • Meets: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 8:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall
  • Missions: Kaleidoscope at Messiah Lutheran in Phillips neighborhood of south Minneapolis; birthday party items for Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners; providing dinner for Families Moving Forward when they are hosted at SPD.
  • Contact: Evonne Pedersen

Hope Circle

  • Meets: 3rd Thursday of the month, 7 p.m.
  • Contact: Cindy Carlson

Joy Circle

  • Meets: 3rd Monday of the month, 12:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall
  • Missions: Families Moving Forward adult care bags; IOCP snack bags; Holiday Store at Messiah Lutheran; February Bake Sale to raise funds for outreach projects.
  • Contact: Moe Hagestuen

Mary-Martha and Naomi Circle

  • Meets: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 2 p.m. in the Heritage Room
  • Missions: Monthly food donations; IOCP Adopt-a-Family; Greeting card ministry; Baptismal napkins and chrisms.
  • Contact: Barb Pavek

Miriam Circle

  • Meets: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 11 a.m. in Fellowship Hall
  • Missions: Tree House monthly meals; IOCP Adopt-a-Family; Luther Social Service spring project; IOCP food shelf; gardening.
  • Contact: Kathy Blanchard or Laurie Felling

Rachel Circle

  • Meets: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 9:30 a.m. in the Nook
  • Missions: IOCP Adopt-a-Family; IOCP service projects.
  • Contact: Shelly Dau