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File #: 21023    Version: 0 Name: Courtesy Nancy Nowiszewski
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/4/2022 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 8/8/2022 Final action: 8/8/2022
Title: A RESOLUTION congratulating Nancy Nowiszewski on the occasion of her retirement as a Care Minister for Timothy Lutheran Church in Blue Springs, Missouri.
Sponsors: Jeanie Lauer
Indexes: COURTESY 2022, RETIREMENT
Attachments: 1. 21023adopted.pdf
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

A RESOLUTION congratulating Nancy Nowiszewski on the occasion of her retirement as a Care Minister for Timothy Lutheran Church in Blue Springs, Missouri.


RESOLUTION NO. 21023, August 8, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Jeanie Lauer, County Legislator


WHEREAS, Nancy Nowiszewski of Blue Springs, Missouri, is retiring after seventeen years of service as a Care Minister for Timothy Lutheran Church; and,

WHEREAS, as a Care Minister, Nancy oversaw Timothy Lutheran's benevolence ministry and was the director, recruiter, and trainer of volunteers to serve the church's care ministry programs, including Divorce Care, Grief Share, Cancer Care, Congregational Care, and its Stephen Ministry; and,

WHEREAS, Nancy fulfilled many roles at Timothy Lutheran, serving as the staff liaison to the GIVE Commission for Care and Stewardship and as the resource contact for the Friendship Club (serving adults with special needs) and the Annual Adam's Army Blood Drive, while overseeing the Prayer Chain, Christmas Giving Tree, Women of Hope, and the Live Well Community Fair, which provides free resources for physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being; and,

WHEREAS, throughout her ministerial work, Nancy strove to fulfill Timothy Lutheran's mission of 'Transforming Lives through Christ,' with every interaction adhering to her favorite Bible verse from Romans 8:28, "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose"; and,

WHEREAS, prior to joining the staff at Timothy Lutheran Church, Nancy was a copy and production editor for Better Homes and Gardens Books, the author and publisher of Helping Women Recover from Abortion, the Family Events and Volunteer Coordinator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and founder of the Iowa State Federation of Lutherans for Life; and,

WHEREAS, Nancy's friends, co-workers, and the congregants of Timothy Lutheran Church praise Nancy ...

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