Presbyterian Women

Presbyterian Women in the Presbytery of Chicago

Fall Gathering 

Saturday, October 28,  2017 

 
 
New Deliverance Presbyterian Church
11200 South State Street
Chicago, IL  60628
http://www.newdchurch.com/
9:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Meeting/Presentation/Questions and Discussion
Speaker:  Melissa Bane Sevier
Author, Cloud of Witnesses The Community of Christ in Hebrews

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us”

Hebrews 12.1

“How do people of faith make their way through the difficulties they face”
“What Forms and Holds Together Our Communities”
For information – – –   630-690-5174 or 630-707-5174
Reservations: ninakoelpin@att.net
Pay at the door $3.00

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Mission Projects

Thanksgiving Offering

The Thank Offering is a PW offering collected in the fall of each year that gives women a tangible way to express their gratitude for the special blessings in their lives. The offering funds projects such as agricultural development, child care, community organization, criminal justice, drug counseling, economic justice, elderly care, employment training, homelessness, literacy, violence and women’s concerns. At least 40 percent of this offering supports health ministries throughout the world. The remaining 60 percent funds new creative ideas for mission.

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Mission Items Requested .  .  .

Hygiene Kit

mother washes child with soap

Photo by Paul Jeffrey, ACT

(Value $15)

1 — hand towel (approximately 16″ x 28″, no fingertip or bath towels)

1 — washcloth

1 — wide-tooth comb (remove from package)

1 — nail clipper (UPDATE: nail clippers with metal files or emery boards attached are now accepted; remove from package)

1 — bar of soap (bath size in wrapper)

1 — toothbrush (in original packaging)

10 — Band-Aids® or other adhesive bandage strips

Please do not add toothpaste to the Hygiene Kit. Toothpaste which has an extended expiration date will be added to international Hygiene Kit shipments just prior to shipment. Seal all items in a one-gallon plastic bag with a zipper closure.

 

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