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Women's Ministry

Our Salem Sisters are a diverse community with many offerings such as a bible study group, book club, Craft Circle Ministry, and social events. Below you will find more information regarding opportunities to get involved with the Salem Sisters.

Annual Women's Retreat: This is usually an overnight retreat in February or March every other year. It is a good chance to fellowship with other women and disengage from the everyday to spend more time with God.


Bible Study: The group meets on Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in Koinonia Fellowship Hall from September - May. Please contact Cheryl Padgett for more information at (913) 488-1092 or e-mail cpadgett47@icloud.com.


Book Club: Book club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Koinonia Conference Room. Please contact Kathy Kostroske for more information at (913) 888-3233 or KLJK278@gmail.com.

Upcoming books are:

Nov. 19 — "The Deepest Waters" by Dan Walsh

Dec. 17 — "The Christmas Train" by David Baldacci

Jan. 21 — "Godwink Christmas Stories" by Squire D. Rushnell

Feb. 18 — "Ripple Effects by Pam Tebow

March 17 — "Moloka'i" by Alan Brennert

April 20 — "China Dolls" by Lisa See

May 19 — "The Inn at Ocean's Edge" by Colleen Coble


Click Here to see YEAR TO DATE book list


Craft Circle Ministry: We have begun a new Craft Circle Ministry, which meets on the 4th Monday of the month in Koinonia Fellowship Hall.

Outreach projects we do are:

  • Prayer shawls
  • Newborn baby blankets
  • Card ministry
  • Baptism banners
  • Going-away gifts
  • Adopt-a-troop cards and care packages
  • ELCA Lutheran World Relief school bags

Please contact Kathy Kostroske for more information at (913) 888-3233 or KLJK278@gmail.com.


Fellowship of the Vine (social events): Meets monthly; watch the website "Weekly Announcements" for upcoming events.


Salem Sister Circle Mission Statement:

To build relationships with other women, to discover, acknowledge and nurture individual God-given gifts, and to enjoy and support one another as we encounter God, grow in faith, and serve the world.