We are the New England Synodical Organization of the Women of the ELCA.
Our purpose is reflected in our Mission Statement:
As a community of women
created in the image of God,
called to discipleship in Jesus Christ,
and empowered by the Holy Spirit,
We commit ourselves to grow in faith,
affirm our gifts,
support one another in our callings,
engage in ministry and action,
and promote healing and wholeness
in the church, the society, and the world.
New England WELCA Summer Newsletter Posted
Make your plans now to attend the Fall event
by Linda Post Bushkofsky
Theologian Frederick Buechner reminds us that “church isn’t the only place where the holy happens. Sacramental moments can occur at any moment, at any place, and to anybody.”
Right now, I’m experiencing sacramental moments as I participate in a quilt sew-along that began July 1. All who take part in #100Days100Blocks2019 are to make 100 blocks, one block per day, for 100 days. Two Australian women created the block patterns and published them in the digital book, Kinship: 100 Block Fusion Sampler.
What’s sacramental about piecing a quilt? Let me explain.
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