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Pay it Forward
Created By: Shirlene Lucy

About a year and a half ago, after I was in the hospital, a friend gave me a prayer shawl. I had no idea what a prayer shawl was, but when I placed the shawl around my shoulders, I felt the peace of God, as if I were getting a hug from God.



I immediately thought I had to share this wonderful ministry with my church, so I asked my friend to meet with knitters and crocheters to talk to them about the ministry. To my surprise, about 20 ladies showed up!



Ladies in my church, Northway Christian Church in Dallas, Texas, began their knitting, making prayer shawls. We have triangular shawls, rectangular shawls, large shawls, small shawls, shawls of almost every color in the rainbow. In the time since we first met a little over a year ago. a total of about 22 knitters have crafted almost 100 shawls and lap robes. We are now considering making sleeping caps for women who have lost their hair.



I don't even knit. But this ministry keeps me busy with the record-keeping, scheduling dedications, delivering shawls and keeping the supplies in order. I even offered to apply the fringe if the knitter preferred to stay with what she does best, knitting. I am trying to learn to knit, but I hardly ever seem to have the time to devote to it. A friend of mine who isn't even a member of my church also puts the fringe on any shawl the knitter doesn't want to.



So "Pay It Forward" describes the shawl ministry at my church. We feel compelled to perpetuate the concept.



- Shirlene Lucy






 
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