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Do You Knit or Crochet?

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Sanctity of Life Ministries would love to receive some baby blankets for their clients again this year. Please bring your creations to the Church Office by November 22, for delivery before Thanksgiving.

A good baby blanket should be 3 to 4 feet wide by 3 to 4 feet long and knit or crocheted fairly tightly so that little fingers won’t get caught between the stitches. Thanks for your participation!

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Posted by on October 21, 2015 in Get Involved!, Ministries, Outreach, Pender UMC

 

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

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Join us Wednesday nights at the church from 6:30 to 7:30pm, starting September 9, as we create shawls, lap afghans, and scarves, which are then given to people in need of prayers and comfort.

Beginning knitters and crocheters are welcome!

If you have any questions, please contact Susan LeStrange.

 
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Posted by on September 8, 2015 in Get Involved!, Pender UMC

 

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Love to Knit or Crochet?

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Pender’s Military Ministry would like to provide handmade scarves to Operation Gratitude for shipment to service members overseas. Scarves should be in neutral/subdued colors and deposited into the camouflage box in the Narthex by Nov. 1st.

We also want to provide lap afghans to veterans who are patients at the Veteran’s Hospital in Richmond. Christmas colors/patriotic colors are requested and lap afghans should be placed in the camouflage box by Nov. 29th.

For questions, please see or contact Kay Creel by clicking here.

 
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Posted by on August 24, 2015 in Get Involved!, Missions, Pender UMC

 

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Prayer Shawl Ministry News

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prayer-shawl1The Prayer Shawl Ministry (formerly Casting God’s Love) has been busy!

Here is a picture of a recently completed lapghan, held by Mary Ann Hinkle and Betty Kelly.

Someone donated several of the squares to the Prayer Shawl Ministry.  Mary Ann Hinkle finished the rest of the squares and sewed them together.

It is very warm and will make a wonderful gift to someone needing comfort.

 


In addition, the picture below shows a triangle shawl created by Ruth Haynie and modeled by Sue Pierce.  This shawl has already been delivered and is currently providing comfort and support.

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prayer-shawl3Here is another shawl crocheted by Ruth, with Mary Lou and Sue as the models.


If you would like to have your completed shawl shown on the website, please send your picture to Sue LeStrange at lestrangesue@gmail.com.

We continue to meet 6:30-7:30 PM each Wednesday this summer.  Join us!

 
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Posted by on July 14, 2014 in Get Involved!, Pender UMC, Photos

 

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Thank you!

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Thanks to all who graciously knitted and crocheted scarves for our deployed military service members.

What a blessing these will be to the service members who will receive them in holiday care packages (sent out via Operation Gratitude at the end of this month).

 

 
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Posted by on November 24, 2013 in Get Involved!, Pender UMC

 

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Casting God’s Love Ministry

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Please return all finished chrismons to the Church Office by THIS  SUNDAY, September 29th.  If you fee you cannot finish by this date,  please let Priscilla know. 
Mark your calendar and please join us on Sunday, Oct. 13 and Oct 27. at 1:30 pm in Room 200 to help stuff the finished chrismons.

Also, if you would like to knit or crochet prayer shawls, lapghans and other projects for our ministry, contact Priscilla here .  
Please join us at 6:30 pm on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month in Room 200 (or you can work at home at your own pace.) 

 

 
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Posted by on September 27, 2013 in Get Involved!, Pender UMC

 

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Bless Our Military Service Members

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CASTING GOD’S LOVE FOR DEPLOYED MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS

Love to knit or crochet? Have a heart for our military service members?

scarfPlease pick up some yarn in the basket near the coat racks and make a hand made scarf for holiday care packages going out via Operation Gratitude.

Crochet and knit patterns provided as a handout near the basket.  Feel free to attach a tag with encouraging words or your email address.

Finished Items will be collected at the end of October. Questions?  Contact Kay Creel or Priscilla Van Steelant

 

 

 
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Posted by on August 23, 2013 in Get Involved!, Pender UMC

 

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