“I feel God’s healing presence when I hold it close to me.”
“Thank you for the precious prayer blanket. It covers me with peace and
“The prayer blanket is a reminder of God’s love and presence
in the midst of our loss. His comfort is the rock that we all can rely
These words were shared by recipients or family of some of those
who received a hand-made prayer blanket, created by members of
our Prayer Blanket Ministry.
Started by Susan Wesner in 2014, our focus is to make, and make
available, comforting blankets similar to one that blessed Susan and
inspired this ministry. Each blanket is made with prayer, finished with
a label, prayed over by the group, and stored at church. To date, we
have created and given more than one hundred prayer blankets.
While the idea was new to MPC, prayer shawls and prayer
blankets have been created and given away for decades in our
Beginners and seasoned knitters or crocheters are welcome to be
part of this ministry. Attending monthly meetings is not required.
For more information, email Micki Shaffer.