Quilting at Meade Station Church of God.
By Betty Thacker
Meade Station Church of God has a quilting ministry that began in 2009. This ministry consists of a group of women who make lap quilts for hospice patients that are in the hospice center in Ashland, Kentucky. We also give quilts to people in the church that are sick. Over the past nine years, we have given away hundreds of quilts. Last year alone, we gave away approximately two hundred quilts. Continue reading
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Photo: School children blessed by the quilting ministry.
By Carl Stagner
The world can be a cruel and cold place. Especially for children and families living in poverty. Especially for the homeless. Especially for inhabitants of third-world countries. Congregations and ministries of the Church of God are known across the country and around the world for bringing the light and warmth of God’s love to “the least of these.” One such ministry creates and distributes quilts and blankets to those in need both here and abroad. Mary Scott joins approximately fifteen other ladies and three gentlemen who meet on Mondays at Beaverton Church of God in Beaverton, Michigan. More than a social club, this quilting ministry she leads warms both the body and the soul. Continue reading
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Tagged Beaverton, Beaverton Church of God, blankets, Chris Slosser, cold, community, creative, creativity, ecumenical, homeless, lay leaders, laypeople, layperson, Mary Scott, Michigan, outreach, poverty, quilting ministry, quilts, warmth, winter