Salem Lutheran Church

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. 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

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

Upcoming books are:

May 21 — "The Order of Things" by Lynne Hinton

June 18 — "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate

July 16 — "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah

Aug. 20 — "Reconstructing Amelia" by Kimberly McCreight

Sep. 17 — "The Deepest Waters" by Dan Walsh

Oct. 15 — "Educated" by Tara Westover

Nov. 19 — TBA

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

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:

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.

For information contact Kathy Kostroske at (913) 888-3233 or