Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Prayer shawl ...

I completed this prayer shawl Sunday; may still put fringe on the ends (?). I am going to try to talk my local UMW unit into starting a prayer shawl ministry at our church for members, families, friends and neighbors. We actually don't do a lot for our own church as a unit, so I'm going to present this idea to them next Tuesday. I know at least two of them knit or crochet already. Although we're a small unit in size (six active members), if we each made one shawl every six months we could give a shawl away every month. And there always seems to be a need for something like this to give as a comfort, to wrap around a person in grief, illness, recovery, etc.

I hope the other ladies will agree ... If we can do big things for strangers in Africa surely we can do this small thing for our own community.