The Mite-y Angels - a Society of Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML)

LWML Mission Statement:  The mission of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League is to assist each woman of The Lutheran Church - Missiouri Synod in affirming her relationship with the Triune God so that she is enabled to use her gifts in ministry to the people of the world.



Mite-y Angels Monthly Meeting


Next Meeting: 9 November 2019 at 10.00a


At the 10 August meeting, the present officers were re-elected to serve the 2019-2020 year. Installation is scheduled for 20 October, LWML Sunday


2018-2019 Officers:  Linda Olson, President; Robin Friesheim, Vice-President; Rochelle Cohen, Secretary; Julia Ahlquist, Treasurer


Thanks to Hyde Park Community for donating monies for takeout soups. We will resume soup offerings 07 Decemter 2019, 10a-11a



Take-out Soups on display 01 December 2018

Mite-y Angels Officers - Installed on 07 October 2018. l-r: Julia Ahlquist, Linda Olson, Robin Friesheim, Rochelle Cohen



2018 Fall Festival at Hackett Hill, Hyde Park on 22 September. Pictured l-r: Pastor Wayne, Robin Friesheim, Rochelle Cohen and Elaine Cohen.

Fall Fest: Pictured l-r: Linda Olson, Robin Friesheim, Rochelle Cohen and Elaine Cohen

Lutheran Women in Mission Pet food donation to Hyde Park SPCA - 25 February 2018

L-R: Julia Ahlquist, Treasurer; Linda Olson, President; Rochelle Cohen, Secretary

Not pictured: Robin Friesheim, Vice-President





Information about the Helping Hands Knitting Group has moved to the Ministries Page.

Robin Friesheim, President; Rochelle Cohen, Vice-President; Julia Ahlquist, Treasurer; Patty Tompkins (not pictured), Secretary

Fall Festival at Hackett Hill, Hyde Park, New York - September 2016

Seated: Elaine Cohen, l-r, Rochelle Cohen, Linda Olson, Pastor Olson, Linda Nicholar, Steve Wilson

Fall Festival at Hackett Hill - September 26, 2015

Robin & Pastor at Fall Festival 2015
Robin & Steve at Fall Festival 2015
Bake Sale at Stop & Shop on 19 September 2015

Father's Day Luncheon - 21 June 2015

A variety of tasty dishes especially prepared for the fathers.

Pictures from the Mid-Hudson Zone LWML Spring Rally. Sisters from several congregations met at St. Timothy to share a special day of fellowship. We shared breakfast, was led by Pastor Olson in a prayer service, and participated in making personalized shopping bags. Our special speaker was Joan Berube who presented an interesting talk on "When Beacon was the Hat Capital of the USA". Atlantic District LWML President Lillian Biddle informed us of the missions we are currently funding. Donations were brought in of cat and dog foods that are being donated to the Dutchess County SPCA.

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President: Linda Olson
Vice-President: Robin Friesheim

Treasurer: Julia Ahlquist
Secretary: Rochelle Cohen


Recognizing a need and desire for involvement in community and worldwide projects, the

 Mite-y Angels at St. Timothy was established in June of 2009, with officially becoming a LWML Society on April 24, 2010. The Mite-y Angels meet on the second Saturday monthly to plan for upcoming events, discuss future projects and utilize time in fostering leadership among the women. We place an emphasis on spiritual growth, mentoring, mission, outreach, projects and special events.


Listed below are some of our current and past projects:


  1. Silent Auction
  2. Tag & Bake Sale
  3. Annual LWML Sunday every October
  4. Christmas Luncheon/Dinner
  5. Blood Drive
  6. In conjunction with the Hyde Park Historical Society our congregation responds annually to request for holiday cookies for the sailors of the USS Roosevelt
  7. Participated in Lutheran World Relief "Baskets of Promise" providing personal care and fabric kits.
  8. Stamp collection to benefit the Interpreter's Fund for the Deaf
  9. Provide food and monies for the animals at the Hyde Park Animal Shelter.
  10. Grant proposal submitted and approved by the Atlantic District LWML for Art and Music Enrichment Classes for Lutheran Care Center
  11. Attendance at Atlantic District LWML Convention and Zone meetings
  12. Established participation in the Linking Care in Congregations
  13. Provide refreshments for Circuit meetings held at St. Timothy
  14. Provide an annual "Backpack and School Supplies" drive for Hyde Park schools
  15. Donations in response to natural disasters.
  16. Coordination of Fellowship Hour
  17. Coordination of Adopt-a-Family at Thanksgiving and Christmas
  18. Donations to Mercy Ships
  19. Donations to Grace Smith House
  20. Host to Mid-Hudson Zone 2015 Spring Rally
  21. Donations to Concordia Seminary Guild, St. Louis, MO (provides assistance to seminary students)
  22. Annual Coat Drive
  23. Lutheran Braille Workers
  24. Hope on a Mission
  25. Adopt-a-Student from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO
  26. Hosted Seminar on Death & Dying led by Rev. Jon Hodges - 12 January 2019