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G.I. Baptist uses prayer quilt as connecting point

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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