Encouragement: Blessing Bags

*Please note: This post contains affiliate links. Should you chose to make a purchase, I may receive a small commission which helps to cover the cost of this site. Your support is greatly appreciated! Earlier this year, our Women's Ministry Team hosted a fellowship for our women to come together to make Blessing Bags. We decorated the bags and asked each woman in attendance to take their bag and pass it to another woman in our church or … [Read more...]

Thrifty Craft Projects

Whether you're setting up a variety of craft stations or looking for a project to take on a mission trip, these thrifty craft projects require minimal materials and minimal prep. I just love this idea for Washer Jewelry. (source) Drop by your local hardware store to purchase the washers, spray paint them (I'd do that in advance in a variety of colors), and let your ladies choose their rub-ons and cord. In addition to purchasing the rub-ons … [Read more...]

Local Mission Project Idea: No-Sew Fleece Blankets

Project: No-Sew Fleece Blankets (lap and child-size) Purpose: To provide homebound church members and homebound friends with lap blankets. Children's blankets were delivered to a local shelter. We were told it would be the only new thing most of those children would have... tears... Cost: Varies. Our team used coupons/sales to minimize the cost of the project. We spent approximately $900 and made about 48 blankets. Needed supplies:  2 … [Read more...]