Poetry United Methodist Church
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Women's Fellowship Group

 

      

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These ladies use their God given talents in a unique way to care for others.  This group began 10 years ago and over this time they have made and donated over 28,000 items.  In the past year they produced 3100 items. 

They began as a quilting group, but have grown into creating more diverse items.  This year they added Alzheimer pads that offer varied activities for therapy.  Some of their other items include lap quilts, comfort hats, caddy bags, prayer shawls, catheter covers, stuffed animals, rice hearts (filled with rice to microwave and use on sore muscles), pillows, hand rolls, leg warmers, chemo hats, pillowcases, helmet liners (for military), and layette sets.  They even use the scraps to make dog beds.

Items are donated in our own community as well as agencies in surrounding towns including various hospice groups, senior care centers, meals on wheels, VA Hospital, Children’s, Parkland, and Terrell State Hospitals, and area animal shelters.  A new addition to the list this year is the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center.  They are very excited about receiving stuffed animals and quilts made for children.

 

The Women’s Fellowship Group meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 9:30am.  This group is made up of church members as well as non-church members.  We would love to have you join them to help share God’s love through this special ministry.

WAYS YOU CAN HELP

We operate on donations and can always use your assistance.

  • Monetary donations can be made to Poetry UMC, designated to the Women’s Fellowship. Donations can be mailed to Poetry UMC, PO Box 64, Terrell, TX 75160.
  • We can also use donations of fabric.

 

For additional information, contact Esta Basye at 972-551-1882.