The members of Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church literally want to “cover people with the power of prayer.”
On Sunday, June 26, the church, using a prayer quilt as a connecting point, lifted up in prayer 18-month-old Joan Ritter, who is blind and has a brain tumor.
Joan’s prayer quilt was handmade and then laced with heavy thread tied by the quilter and the church congregation. As each knot was tied, a prayer was offered for her. The finished quilt is presented as a tangible expression of the prayers of the people who made the quilt and tied the knots.
The Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church Prayer Quilters prepare quilts for a different prayer needs such as serious life issues or people suffering physically, emotionally, and/or spiritually. They are a tool to “cover” those affected with collective prayer, a release said.
If you would like to help by praying, quilting, or donating, or if you know of someone who has a need for this kind of prayer, contact Viki Armentrout at prayerqui...
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