We Give Thanks!

We give thanks for Fridays because, for Make Welcome, that means class day!!! Beth arrives first with a car full of sewing machines, fabric, and other supplies. She unlocks the door and starts lugging stuff in and up the stairs. Julia arrives shortly after, also with a car full, but [. . .]
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Nov
2015
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We Give Thanks!

Today, we are giving thanks for our volunteers. They are a rock star group of selfless, tireless, generous women and we would not exist without them. Here are some of the many tasks our volunteers do: Help teach sewing class Drive students to and from class Help set-up and clean [. . .]
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Nov
2015
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We Give Thanks!

It has been said that Thanksgiving should not just be an annual holiday, but rather, an eternal lifestyle. Those of us who follow Christ should be filled with thanks, overflowing with gratitude, eternally focused on the "good and perfect gifts" we have received from God. But we need reminders ... [. . .]
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Nov
2015
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Our Littlest Learners

On Fridays, the halls of the church where we hold our sewing classes ring with the voices of LOTS of children. With the addition of some new volunteers, this year we have both a baby room and a preK class. Our Childcare Director, Jennifer, spent time this summer developing a [. . .]
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Sep
2015
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Money, Thread & Banks: This Week's Production Class

In America, money is complicated. There are many financial traps to fall into and lots of stuff that, well, it's just not very straightforward! That's why we launched a finance & business training component for the students in our Advanced Sewing class. We're holding these special sessions one Friday night [. . .]
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2015
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