Linda Gumm & Paula Sulzle



Linda Gumm & Paula Sulzle


Are you interested in gathering women around the Word? Perhaps you are offering or would like to offer a women’s Bible study or host a women’s retreat. Doing either has both blessings and challenges! This workshop is packed full of guidance and vital considerations when hosting studies and retreats that point to Jesus.



Linda Gumm

Linda GummLinda currently resides with her husband, Tim, in Watertown, Wis. Linda has been involved in numerous ministries in her home congregations and WELS Women’s Ministry, and she has also worked in the secular field for 21 years. She and Tim have been blessed with 4 adult married children and 17 grandchildren. “It’s all about grace.”


Paula Sulzle

Paula SulzlePaula has served on the WELS Women’s Ministry Committee for 12 years and on the Executive Board for 8 of those years. She lives in Redwood Falls, Minn., and is married to her college love, Peter, who serves as a pastor of a large church and school ministry. Together they are guiding six young adults and children through life, ranging in ages from 14 to 22.

Paula finds joy in helping others see their God-given potential and purpose. She currently serves in a number of roles—small business owner, substitute teacher, Bible study leader, and blog writer; however, the roles she holds most dear are wife and mom.