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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

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:

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

Nov. 17 — "The Woman in the Window" by A.J. Finn

Dec. 15 — "A Winter Dream" by Richard Paul Evans

Jan. 19 — "The Guardians'' by John Grisham

Feb. 16 — "Murder at the Breakers" by Alyssa Maxwell

March 16 — "The Boy From the Woods" by Harlan Coben

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.