Thursday, January 11, 2018

2018 Spring Fellowship

Patchwork Sisters invite you to have fellowship with us over lunch.  Wendy Chen will share her testimony and you will get a chance to make your own bookmark with your favorite bible verse. 

Please feel free to invite your friend:
Date: Jan 13, Saturday, 11am - 1:30pm
Venue:  Shirley Wan's residence.

For more info, please contact any of the committee members.  

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

2017 No Sew or Sew Blanket Fellowship

We invite you and your friends to join us
once again for our  Annual No-Sew (and "Sew")
Blanket Making Fellowship!

This year, we will be donating the blankets to
the Children at Changing Lives Center for women and
children. Changing Lives Center is a domestic
abuse treatment center that is operated by Phoenix
Rescue Mission. The children's ages range from
newborn to 18 years old.

On top of the regular "No-Sew" fleece blanket we
usually make, we would like to introduce a "Sew"
baby blanket making section for those who would like
to bring in your own sewing machines and sew simple
36 inch square blankets for babies.

We will meet on Saturday, November 18th at 10 AM in the
Fellowship Hall. We should finish by 1 PM.

For the 'NO-SEW" Fleece Blanket,
you will need the following items:
1. a pair of sharp fabric scissors
2. sewing pins or safety pins
3. blue painter's tape
4. Matching fleece that is 48 inches x 60 inches in size
    or 60 x 72 inches.

For the "SEW" Blanket,
you will need the following items:
1. your sewing machine
2. a pair of sharp fabric scissors, thread, pins
3. Matching soft fleece/cotton/flannel/minky
    that is 36 inch square (1 yard of matching fabric).

If you do not have time to shop for the materials,
we will have extra fleece/fabric available for you
to make a blanket at the fellowship. We will have
a box for donation and we encourage you to
sponsor a blanket for a child.

We will serve a light brunch and you are welcome 
to bring a plate (fruits or snacks) to the table. 
We should wrap up by 1 pm. 

Thank you and may the Lord bless you,
Grace Ganger and Pam Bakas
on behalf of Patchwork Sisters

Monday, June 19, 2017

2017 Choices Pregnancy Centers Baby Bottle Drive

Patchwork Sisters are again hosting a donation drive for Choices Pregnancy Centers.  Choices Pregnancy Centers serve pregnant women by providing counseling, parenting classes, baby supplies and more through four locations around the Phoenix metro area.

Please pick up one or more baby bottles at the breezeway starting next week, June 25th.  Just put loose change in the bottles and when they are full, return them to us at the breezeway.  Donation drive will run from June 25th through July 30th.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

2017 Summer Sunday School

The topic for our study this summer quarter is “ The Gentle Art of Discipling Women”. Whether you desire to know more about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ or to learn how to disciple others, we believe all of us can benefit from this class.
We want to encourage all of you to come to Patchwork Sisters Sunday School on Sundays starting June 4th to August 27th, in Room B204/B205 from 11:00 am to 12:30pm. Please note this is not at the usual PS room.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Prayer and afternoon tea

Patchwork sisters are having a special time of fellowship for devotion, prayer and tea on Saturday April 8, 2017 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. We will be meeting at Shirley Wan's home
Come and join us for this special time of devotion and fellowship as we remember and celebrate the resurrection of Christ. 

For more information, please contact Kathy or Shirley. 

Sunday, November 13, 2016

2016 No Sew Blanket Fellowship

This year, we will be donating the blankets to foster kids living in group homes. Most foster kids were removed from their parents or guardians, and if no foster homes are available, they are placed in group homes. Grace will be coordinating with the operators of these homes and will give you another update as we move closer to the event.

Jo-Ann Fabric usually will have sales of fleece materials in the coming weeks. Please look for fun and bright designs as our "target audience" will be boys and girls from 5 to 17 years old.

Please come out and enjoy a blessed fellowship with each other!

Event: Annual No Sew Fleece Blanket Fellowship
Location: Fellowship Hall, GPCCC
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2016
Time: 10:30am to 1:00pm

You will need the following items to make a blanket:
1. a pair of sharp fabric scissors
2. sewing pins or safety pins
3. blue painter's tape
4. Size of fleece: baby crib size (36 X 54 inches),
    lap blanket (48 X 60 inches) or twin (60 X 72 inches).
You can buy the fleece precut and packaged or cut from bolt.

Need more information?  Please contact Grace or Pam. 

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Silent Auction at the 2016 GPCCC Harvest Festival

Patchwork Sisters Ministry will be holding a Silent Auction at the 2016 GPCCC Harvest Festival on Monday, October 31st in Room B207/B208.  Proceeds from the auction will be donated to a charity.

First, we would appreciate your donation for any new or gently used item for the auction.  That would be an item you would consider bidding for.  We are looking for: 
  • Household items : decorations, wall art, serving platters, bowls, small electrical appliances 
  • Books: Christian books, children books, cookbooks
  • Accessories: bracelets, necklaces, scarves, hats 
  • Toys: Legos, learning toys, dolls 
  • Home-made handicraft (crochet, knitwear, etc), arts, baked goods, special tea or coffee;
  • Admission Tickets to concerts, plays and sports events.
  • Baskets of all shapes and sizes and gift boxes : these will be used to pack items for the Auction.
We are collecting items the next four Sundays on October 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd. Please text or call Sister Pam Bakas if you are bringing your items. Sister Pam Bakas who will be coordinating this event, will wait for you in Room 102 to receive your items.
Please note that organizers will have sole discretion on putting out the donated items for the auction or not. You can choose to take back your item if there is no bid for it, or we can donate it to Goodwill or St Vincent De Paul after the event. Please specify your preference when you drop off your items.
Secondly, please save the evening on October 31st and come out to bid for that special item you will find at this Silent Auction. It will be a fun and meaningful night for all. A few years ago Sister Pam and a few other ladies raised more than a thousand dollars at a Silent Auction during VBS. The proceeds went to mission effort. Together we can once again raised some fund for God’s work.
Please feel free to contact Ms. Pam or Shirley Wan if you have any questions.