Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church

Pillow cases for foster kids


 A united effort by children at several Tulsa-area churches created colorful travel bags from pillowcases, for foster children served by the Circle of Care’s Child Share program. They used fabric markers to decorate some pillowcases and tie-dyed others. Rope was inserted to make a drawstring. The project was directed by children’s ministry directors at four churches: Verdigris, Jenks, Tulsa-Faith, and Tulsa-Boston Avenue. The directors meet monthly to share ideas and plans, said Ellen Wehn of Verdigris UMC. The bags were consecrated in worship before delivery to the Child Share office. Above: TV reporter Rick Wells interviews Skyler Yoder of Verdigris, left, and Sylvan McClure of Jenks while they work. At right: Ian Meador leads the Verdigris congregation in prayer; beside him, sister Maren said the "Amen." Watch the news video on Tulsa Channel 6’s website.

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Photos by Ellen Wehn


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