UPCOMING DATES
Friday, June 8th: Project night and Quilting: We will begin at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall with a light potluck supper, followed by work on our own projects or any of our ongoing projects.
Saturday, June 9th: The LWR quilters will meet in the Family Life Center from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with a break for a potluck lunch. Help is needed cutting fabric squares, ironing, assembling, and tying the quilt layers together. Come and enjoy the fellowship as we work. Bring a sack lunch or food to share, with beverages being provided.
JPS Hospital: In May, 39 care kits and 3 sacks of magazines were given.
Presbyterian Night Shelter: 7 books and 4.5 lbs. of assorted toiletries were donated.

ONGOING NEEDS
The Lutheran World Relief quilters can always use flat bed sheets, new or in good condition, for backing the quilts.
The military quilters welcome red, white, or blue solid or print fabrics. New flannel is made into receiving blankets for infants at JPS Hospital.
JPS and the Presbyterian Night Shelter welcome your discarded magazines and books. Unopened motel-size toiletries go to JPS Hospital. Full–size toiletries go to the night shelter. New flannel is made into receiving blankets for the infants at JPS.
Donations may be left either in the steel bin by our WELCA display stand or in the collection center located in the long windowed hallway.

THANK YOU FOR:
CONTRIBUTIONS OF ITEMS FOR OUR ONGOING NEEDS
CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WELCA SPRING FUNDRAISER FOR PROJECT SUPPLIES
We hope that you enjoyed your personal “TEA TIME WITH GOD,” and experienced peace and serenity. Final moneys raised will be reported next month. To date it appears that we have raised approximately $1,200. It is not too late if you wish to donate in the coming months.

MINISTRY FAIR INTEREST & SUPPORT
Thank you to the many people who helped set up and man the tables on April 29th and the following Sunday.
Thank you to the many congregation members who visited the WELCA tables and signed up to become involved in quilting or any one of the many other WELCA activities. We were thrilled by your interest, and will be following up with each of you.

WELCA Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
(3rd Tuesday of every month in Room #2)
COME, SEE & SHARE your ideas & needs!!
Women of all ages welcome!

WELCA at the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering
June 27-July 1, 2018 (Extract from web site)
(https://www.womenoftheelca.org)
We will be helping young Lutherans advocate against human trafficking in our exhibit space at the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, June 27-July 1, 2018. Our goal is to inform 30,000-plus participants about our advocacy efforts to end human trafficking and about ways they can become agents of change in eliminating human trafficking in their communities.
We will assist organizations in Houston and beyond that help victims of trafficking by sharing in-kind support assembled by participants in our exhibit space.
Why trafficking?
Women from more than 6,000 ELCA congregations came together at Women of the ELCA's Ninth and Tenth Triennial conventions in 2014 and 2017 to commit to raising awareness and preventing human trafficking.
Your gift of $31 (To WELCA national office, in honor of our 31st year) will help us empower young Lutherans to become agents of change against human trafficking by:

  • helping purchase items for survivors of trafficking.
  • creating an interactive environment that raises awareness of commercial sexual exploitation.
  • creating space for participants to learn how to create awareness in their own communities.


Help Assembling Quilts?

We would love to have
your help to assemble
these quilts.

 

 

ur First Annual Calvary Women's Christmas Party photo