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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 the Koinonia Conference Room from September - May. Please contact Cheryl Padgett for more information at (913) 488-1092 or e-mail

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

Upcoming books are:

Aug. 18 — "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles

Sep. 15 — "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens

Oct. 20 — "'My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry" by Fredrik Backman.

Click Here to see YEAR TO DATE book list and what we have read in previous years

Craft Circle Ministry:

Outreach projects we do are:

  • Prayer shawls
  • Newborn baby blankets
  • Card ministry
  • Baptism banners
  • Going-away gifts

Please contact Kathy Kostroske for more information at (913) 888-3233 or

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.