Call for Prayer Shawls and Baby Blankets
Calling all United Methodist Women members with knitting, crocheting or sewing skills! Create prayer shawls and baby blankets for those in need!
- Prayer shawl, triangle: 65" long and 32" center back
- Prayer shawl, rectangle: 19" x 69" or 14" x 70"
- Baby blankets: 30" x 30", 32" x 32", 36" x 36" or 38" x 38"
These are suggested sizes and should not limit your creativity. The shawls and baby blankets may be made from fabric or yarn.
In the months preceding Assembly, United Methodist Women members should take completed prayer shawls and baby blankets to their local churches to be blessed. Then send the shawls and blankets to Linda C. Douglas, United Methodist Women, 475 Riverside Drive, Room 1504, New York, NY 10115 by March 1, 2014.
Some of the prayer shawls and baby blankets will be on display in the Experience Hall at Assembly, after which the shawls will be distributed to those in need. It is suggested that a small donation, if possible, be included with the prayer shawls or baby blankets to defray the cost of shipping to the various institutions and organizations.