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Crafters Create A Thousand Mantles Of Love


August 22, 2019

Prayer Shawl Crafters: (seated left to right) Nancy Booth, Shirley Booth, Brenda Whitcomb, Sharon Gallimore, Sally Rebscher and Marie Miller. (Standing) Amanda Rowe, Carol Hamann, Dianne Krause, Ginny White and Pat Garner. (Courtesy photos)

When life becomes difficult because of illness, bereavement or any one of the many crises that come along, victims often feel helpless and hopeless, while loved ones can scarcely think of what to say or do. In the midst of such suffering, a prayer shawl arrives to bring warmth, comfort and the assurance that someone else cares enough about them to create this beautiful mantle of love.

One of the ministries of Brevard's First United Methodist Church (FUMC) is that of crafting prayer shawls for anyone they know of who needs such encouragement and hope. Whether church members or not, recipie...

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