MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH
(Pick a Project - Be Involved!)
1. Lutheran World Relief Kits: *The Fall of 2018, Messiah donated 21 quilts, 4 Baby Care Kits, 12 School Kits, 1 Fleece tie blanket, & 621 bars of soap. An additional 2500+ bars were donated to Perry Conference who Messiah joined to make 1,000 Personal Care Kits. Messiah's kits were sent to villages/schools/hospitals/refugee camps in Angola, Burkina Faso, Nicaragua, Peru, India, Serbia, Tanzania, Ukraine, Thailand, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, Mali & Georgia.
***Any kits that you make can be brought to the church the beginning of October for Lutheran World Relief Ingathering.
1. Fabric Kits
3. Personal Care Kits
4. Baby Care Kits
5. Quilts (60" x 80" only)
6. Fleece Tied Blankets (60" x 80")
7. New soap (4-5 oz. size preferred)
***Specific directions and materials lists are online at lwr.org. You will need to follow the directions carefully so all kits can be accepted and sent to those in need.
8 . The Synodical Unit of Women of the ELCA accepts other sized quilts: Babies - 36" x 36", Crib - 40" x 48", Lap Robes - 40" x 48", Single Bed Quilts - 72" x 54". See Carolyn Reeder for further information.
9.Perry County Food Bank
Peanut Butter (16-18 oz.)
Jelly or jam
Macaroni and cheese
Juice and juice boxes
Vegetable oil spray
Helpers—hamburger, chicken, tuna
Canned pasta meals—ravioli, spaghetti, etc.
Ketchup and mustard
Powdered drink mixes
Canned chicken, tuna, or beef stew
Instant potatoes; rice mixes
Canned fruit and fruit cups
Muffin, cake, bread mixes
Flour; sugar; brown sugar
Pudding or Jell-O
Cookies or cookie mix
Saltine crackers; snack crackers
Cleaning/Paper Products Toilet Paper
Dish Washing Detergent
10. Join Hands
Most needed items are adult and children
socks and underwear.
11. Plastic Mats for the Homeless - Needed are folks to collect, cut, and crochet used plastic shopping bags. At this time, they are asking that you hang on to any plastic bags as the supply of bags has been more than they can keep up with. See Carolyn Reeder or Barb Woods as to how you could help. *So far 4 mats have been made & 2 more in the making!