Women’s Guild

Contact:  Beverly Farkus, President  706-778-6118

Please remember, every woman of this parish is already a member, and welcome to attend meetings. There are no membership fees, just fellowship and helping our parish.

  • We plan to do more to nourish ourselves in our faith.  We are looking for speakers.
  • Meeting February 10 at 10:00 am with installation of officers
  • Woman of the Year – March – names will be submitted to Father Fabio who will make final decision
  • Easter Bunny will be available for photos after Easter Masses
  • Retreat on April 14
  • Mother-Daughter Tea in May
  • Pie Sale in November
  • Wine & Cheese/Meet & Greet with Artists’ Showcase December 15/16

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Women’s Guild Meeting Minutes

Feb. 10, 2018
 Meeting began following opening prayer.
Attending were Beverly Farkus, Amy Bobenhausen, Jane Brown, Jan Thomas, Carol Balaun, and Marion Conroy.
Jane Brown was asked if she would consider the position of Vice President. She asked if she could think about it.
Installation of Officers was done by Marion Conroy.
Treasurer’s report:  Amy Bobenhausen reported a beginning balance of $2169.67. Expenses were $100 to Outreach and $467.08 for Religious Articles. Income of $329.00 for Religious Articles sales and $468.00 for the cookie walk resulting in an ending balance of $2399.59.
Treasurer’s report was approved.
Carol Balaun reported that she is okay right now for the Religious Articles closet. She has not yet received her Confirmation order but thinks she has enough for Confirmation. She said she has found some items missing from the closet. Possibly has been sold but not itemized.
After discussion it was decided to return to having monthly meetings. Possibly consider every other month having a short meeting and then going to lunch or some other fun activity.
Also had a discussion on length of time in office and the opinion was 3 years.
Beverly stated we need more help with the activities particular clean up. It was suggested that a notice be put in the bulletin requesting this help.
Carol Balaun asked for volunteers to make soup for the Fish Fry meals. She has the list of volunteers.
Jane Brown gave a report on the Women’s Retreat scheduled for April 21, 2018. It will be from 10 am to 2pm. Speaker will be Keri Allen, former Director of Adult Education, Cathedral of Christ the King.
Invitations will be sent to Women of neighboring parishes  This will all be presented to Fr. Fabio for approval. A flyer will be prepared for the bulletin, the bottom will be the return for RSVP.
A stipend of $100 was discussed for the speaker.
Beginning May, 2014 til current, Our Lady of Grace Rosary Makers has made and distributed, 6195 rosaries .
Minutes of the January meeting were read and approved.
A devotional was presented by Jane Brown, preparing for Lent by a  physical exam of our spiritual soul.
Following prayers for special intentions, meeting was adjourned.
Next meeting will be March 10.
Respectfully submitted,
Jan Thomas.

2018-19 Officers

President:  Beverly Farkus; beverlyfarkus@yahoo.com, 706-778-6118

Vice-President:  (open)

Secretary:  Iris Ling

Treasurer:  Amy Bobenhausen


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