Episcopal Church Women ECW

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ECW

Spring Luncheon

June 2017

Preparing Chili for 'Kings Kitchen"

Worship:

  • World Day of Prayer with 7 community churches participating. Representatives from Holmesburg United Methodist, Mt. Zion Baptist, Holmesburg Baptist, St. Jerome & St. Dominic Roman Catholic churches, Most Blessed Servants of the Holy Trinity & Emmanuel Resurrection Episcopal meet annually to prepare the service at a designated church. Emmanuel Resurrection hosted in 2016. The service, prepared by the WDP Committee from a particular country, includes music, prayer & special concerns of women.


Mission:

Diocesan -

  • United Thank Offering
  • Church World Service - Blanket Sunday
  • Seamen's Church Institute - Knitting caps & scarves, Ditty Bag collection & assisting in the assembling of Ditty Bags at SCI.


Community -

  • Preparing & Delivering 50/60 servings of Chili to The King's Kitchen at the Holmesburg United Methodist Church three times a year. Girl Scouts assist on Martin Luther King Day as their community service.
  • Preparing & delivering homemade Holiday breads at Easter & Christmas to the 84 residents who are our neighbors at Holmecrest.
  • Community Care of the NE - Distributing news of their work in the community.
  • J.H. Brown School - knitted caps, scarves & mittens.

Fellowship:

  • Annual Spring & Christmas Luncheons


Fund Raiser:

  • Annual Pot Pie Sale - proceeds go to the church or special church needs


Committee:

  • Marion Paynter, Cathy Wick, Barbara Buckley, Ginny Phillips (Sect/Treas), Bette Potts (convener).