WOMEN OF PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH CREATE AND DONATE SLEEPING MATS
On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 11 Sleeping Mats were donated to Keystone Rescue Mission in Scranton. PLARN mats were crafted by the women of Peace Lutheran Church.
Plastic Bag Yarn (PLARN) is an eco-friendly way to upcycle plastic bags into yarn and is then made into various items, including the sleeping mats donated to the Keystone Rescue Mission. It takes 500-700 plastic shopping bags, which are cut into strips, tied together, and then crocheted to make each mat. The mats donated are each 3 feet wide and 6 feet long with a handle. We thank these ladies for their time and dedication to create these mats for the homeless in our area.
Pictured left to right: Susan Crosbie, Adirce Fornaszewski, Ramona Brown, Isabelle Kramer, Nora Betts, Amy Betts. Not available at the time of photograph: Bonnie Cornog, Paulette Frederickson, and Arlene Jones.
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Pasta & Meatballs Dinner Fundraiser
Saturday, April 17
TAKE OUT ONLY
Advanced ticket purchase required
Procceds to benefit the work of our congregation. Thank you for your support!
Due to the delay in MLB season, this outing has been postponed until further notice.
Discounted tickets for the game are $22.50 a person. $5 of every ticket will go toward the Lutheran Ministry Center. Bus transportation will be arranged at an additional cost if there is enough interest.
To obtain tickets, call the Peace Lutheran Church office or email pastor at email@example.com.
Mondays from 4-7pm
A perfect pairing of fellowship and community impact - join us throughout the month for PLARN.
Plarn is plastic "yarn" made from reused grocery bags, which through crocheting becomes sleeping mats for the homeless in the area.
How can you help?
1. We need people to cut, tie, and roll the donated plastic bags while you talk with friends.
2. If you know how to crochet, or are willing to learn, then we need you to crochet the balls of plarn into mats for the homeless.
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