Rev. Miriam Nicholson - Community minded Lutheran church housing Messiah Day Care and Nursery School
   (Pick a Project - Be Involved!)

1. Lutheran World Relief Kits:  *The Fall of 2018, Messiah donated 21 quilts, 4 Baby Care Kits, 12 School Kits, 1 Fleece tie blanket, & 621 bars of soap.  An additional 2500+ bars were donated to Perry Conference who Messiah joined to make 1,000 Personal Care Kits.  Messiah's kits were sent to villages/schools/hospitals/refugee camps in Angola, Burkina Faso, Nicaragua, Peru, India, Serbia, Tanzania, Ukraine, Thailand, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, Mali & Georgia.
***Any kits that you make can be brought to the church the beginning of October for Lutheran World Relief Ingathering.
1. Fabric Kits

2.School Kits

3. Personal Care Kits  

4. Baby Care Kits

5. Quilts (60" x 80" only)

6. Fleece Tied Blankets (60" x 80")

7. New soap (4-5 oz. size preferred)  

***Specific directions and materials lists are online at  You will need to follow the directions carefully so all kits can be accepted and sent to those in need.

8 . The Synodical Unit of Women of the ELCA accepts other sized quilts:  Babies - 36" x 36", Crib - 40" x 48", Lap Robes - 40" x 48", Single Bed Quilts - 72" x 54".  See Carolyn Reeder for further information.

9.Perry County Food Bank  

(Requested items):
Peanut Butter (16-18 oz.)
Jelly or jam
Spaghetti Sauce
Macaroni and cheese
Juice and juice boxes
Dry milk
Vegetable oil
Vegetable oil spray
Helpers—hamburger, chicken, tuna
Canned pasta meals—ravioli, spaghetti, etc.
Pancake mix
Pancake syrup
Ketchup and mustard
Powdered drink mixes
Canned chicken, tuna, or beef stew
Instant potatoes; rice mixes
Canned vegetables
Canned fruit and fruit cups
Muffin, cake, bread mixes
Breakfast cereals
Instant oatmeal
Canned milk
Flour; sugar; brown sugar
Pudding or Jell-O
Cookies or cookie mix
 Saltine crackers; snack crackers
Salt, pepper
Cleaning/Paper Products Toilet Paper
Paper Towels
Dish Washing Detergent
Laundry Detergent 

10. Join Hands 

Most needed items are adult and children 
socks and underwear.

11. Plastic Mats for the Homeless -  Needed are folks to collect, cut, and crochet used plastic shopping bags.  At this time, they are asking that you hang on to any plastic bags as the supply of bags has been more than they can keep up with.  See Carolyn Reeder or Barb Woods as to how you could help. *So far 4 mats have been made & 2 more in the making!
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