Women of the ELCA (WELCA)


All women of St. Paul's are automatically a member of the WELCA!  We have four active Circles providing ministry in many ways! 

Women of the ELCA

Missionary Benediction:


"God be merciful unto us and bless us, and cause His face to shine upon us, that Thy way may be known upon earth, Thy saving health among all nations."  Psalm 67:1-3

Current Executive Board


President                                        Linda Stoudenmire

Vice-President                               Brenda Byrd

Secretary                                       Helen Campbell

Treasurer                                        Karen Hellwig


Ruth Circle Leader                         Laurel Suggs

Mary & Martha Circle                       Helen Campbell

Circle of Faith                                 Jane Long

Katie Luther Circle                         Carol Berenbrok

                                                        Cindy Wade


Committee for Community            Lynne Foster

Nursery Chair                                Adrienne Oxley

Committee for Growth                   Melody Whitworth

Church Women United

Newberry College                         Mimi Dial

Southern Seminary                       Mary Barbara Ruschkokski 


Lutheran Church in Columbia, SC


  Holy Communion         8:15 am

  Fellowship Time           9:00 am

  Sunday School             9:15 am

  Fellowship Time          10:10 am

  Holy Communion        10:30 am

St. Paul's Lutheran Church ELCA

A Stephen Ministry Congregation Providing Christian Care-giving Ministries for all


1715 Bull Street

Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 779-0030