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PW Spring Gathering & Birthday Offering

All Women and Girls Invited

Ladies, break out your hats!  Tea and sandwiches will be served at the Presbyterian Women’s Spring Gathering on Sunday, May 7, after church.  Tea aficionado Betsy Maxwell, Linda Myer’s sister-in-law, will discuss tea traditions and her experiences with teas in England.  A short business meeting will be included.  Please RSVP to Nancy Hess (419-806-4788 or nhess1581@yahoo.com).

The Birthday Offering will be collected at the Spring Gathering as well.  This year it will support the work of three different organizations.  One focusing on medical supplies in Cuba, another  building a new domestic violence shelter in South Carolina and a third building a running water system on a Navajo reservation. Envelopes are available in the church office and/or on the Presbyterians Women’s table in the Fellowship Hall.

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Kindred Spirits will meet on Monday, may 8 at 7 p.m. at the home of Linda Myers (1020 Gustin Ave). This is our last meeting until September and we will be winding up our study of “Who is Jesus” with a look at Contemporary cultural Interpretations. Please join us for study, food and fellowship.

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Wine, Women, and Wisdom (WWW) is a group of women that meets once a month to enjoy each other’s company, share refreshments, and look for wisdom in our varied discussions. In addition to our fellowship and learning times, we’ve sponsored a number of events and service project around the church. We meet in someone’s home on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.  Our next get-together is on May 9th and a place yet to be determined.  Watch the bulletin, FaceBook, and your emails for upcoming announcements.

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Thanks to all who so generously donated health care items for the kits to be given at health fair clinics in our presbytery this Summer.  If you wish to contribute, the box going to the May presbytery meeting is in the church office.  Items given thus far are:

24 hand towels        6 wash cloths    30 large bars of soap

18 razors               15 large tubes toothpaste

22 tooth brushes    6 deodorants          3 pkgs. hair elastics

2 brushes               3 large shampoo    Body wash

Chapstick              Many sample size shampoo

Floss     toothpaste          mouthwash.

Other items included Gain Flings detergent, baby oil, baby powder, Barbasol shave cream.

The recipients will be so grateful!  Thanks

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 Presbyterian Women (PW) is an independent organization within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) of more than 300,000 women. The programming and resource options for the organization offer a variety of ways for women to live out their faith in an inclusive, caring community.  Presbyterian Women (PW) offers women in the church meaningful ways to live out their faith in the midst of a caring community of women. For more than 200 years PW groups have strengthened the Presbyterian Church and played a major role in sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and witnessing to the promise of God’s kingdom.

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