Tag Archives: quilters

two pairs of hands tying knots on a Mission Quilt

The Ties that Bind

Posted on 17. May, 2013 by .

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I grew up in northern Michigan and, in typical Michigander fashion, each summer my father and I took a fishing trip to Canada. To my ten-year-old self, this was a place of mysterious wonder and uncharted territory. It was here that I learned a young fisherman’s rite of passage: tying the knot that connects the […]

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youth running around at a camp

Campers Can Quilt, Too

Posted on 26. Feb, 2013 by .

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This summer, church basements and fellowship halls are not the only places where Lutherans are taking up LWR’s Quilt Campaign challenge. They’re also pitching in near lakes and on the hiking trail. Up to 48% of Lutheran youth say that they have attended a church summer camp, an important place for faith formation. This year […]

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hands making a quilt

The Laying of Hands – the Growth of a Quilting Group

Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by .

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In the latest edition of LWR eNews, we wrote about a quilting day at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, NH. It’s a great story about how the quilting group from Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (OSLC) brought a group of college students together for service. To rally a campus community around making quilts is inspiring enough. But […]

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Leveraging Piece by Piece

Posted on 01. Jun, 2012 by .

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Here at LWR, there’s a term we don’t use much in our communications, but it’s pretty important: leverage. To us, leverage means using the resources we have to get even more resources to fulfill our mission. So it was with a smile that I read of the Piecemakers at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Norwood, MA, who […]

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Summer Road Trip

Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by .

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It’s getting to be that time of year when everyone is making their summer plans.  LWR staff can’t wait for summer either, especially because we’ve decided to plan a road trip! We got the idea when we were scheduling summer events for LWR’s President, John Nunes.  We found ourselves with two events in the Midwest […]

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