Tools – Spring is the time to get your garden started but how difficult would it be without the proper tools. How different our life would be like without a hoe, a garden hose to easily deliver water or our ability to annually select the proper seeds or plants from the local nursery. Many people in third world countries garden with what we would consider crude tools, they need to move water great distances in pots or they hope they can save seeds from one year to the next. Through CWS these situations are improved.
Blankets – In times of disaster, the blankets become the greatest help. They become the warmth when people are cold, they become the travel bag when people need to flee their homelands with only what they can carry. When turmoil strikes, they become a shelter for privacy when large numbers of people are thrown together.
On June 19 we will be taking a collection for the Church World Services, Blankets & Tools program to assist those in need. So give a helping hand by reaching for pew envelopes and marking them with three very important letters, CWS. The three letters that mean so much to so many. Thank you.