Women of Zion Stewardship Projects

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Layette Complete (up to size 24 months)  (for
Lutheran World Relief)

Wrap items in receiving blankets and secure with safety pins. Check garage
sales or thrift shops for good used items. Sweaters can be knitted, which would
be helpful. Receiving blankets and washcloths can also be made cheaply by those
who like to sew.

  • 2 Undershirts
  • 2 Soft Washcloths
  • 1 Sweater
  • 2 Cotton receiving blankets (26" x 36" hemmed)
  • 2 Gowns or Slippers
  • 4 Cloth Diapers
  • 2 Safety Pins

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Health Kits (for Lutheran World Relief)

Wrap all items in towel and tie securely with ribbon or
yarn.

  • 1 hand towel
  • 1 bar new soap (bath size)
  • 1 tube tooth paste, 5-7 ounces
  • 1 metal nail file, or nail clippers with file attached
  • 6 band aids, preferably 1/2 to 3/4 inches
  • 1 washcloth
  • 1 toothbrush
  • 1 comb

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Sewing Kits (for Lutheran World Relief)

Wrap all sewing notions inside the fabric and tie with string, yarn or a
strip of fabric.

  • 3 yards of cotton or cotton blend fabric
  • 1 package of needles for hand sewing
  • 1 card buttons
  • 1 spool of matching thread

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School Kits (for Lutheran World Relief)
  • Pads of Paper, 8 1/2" x 11" ruled
  • 1 pair blunt scissors
  • 1 30 cm. metric ruler
  • 12 sheets construction paper (assorted colors)
  • 1 eraser ~ 2 1/2" long
  • 1 12" x 14" sturdy cloth bag with short cloth handles
  • 6 pencils with erasers
  • 1 pencil sharpener
  • 1 box of 8 or 16 crayons

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Thanksgiving Baskets

Fruit baskets are given to our shut-ins in November. Volunteers are needed to
bake bread and deliver baskets

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Thankoffering

Collected 2nd Sunday in November at Thankoffering Service.

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Yearly Thankofferings

Women of Zion throughout Thankofferings play a vital role in these
ministries.

Yearly "Thankofferings" given by thousands of women of the ELCA are used for:

  • Health and nutrition ministries in the U.S. and developing countries.
  • New congregations in the U.S. and around the world.
  • Radio programs that share the Gospel and provide health and nutrition
    education.
  • Theological education for pastors