Mission Endowment

Change the World: One item and one week at a time!

It’s time again to help fill baby, hygiene, and school kits and we need your help to change the world. 
There will be a box in the bridge area for your items!
Please bring one or more of the following items during each month:
 

June (BABY KITS):
- 2 lightweight cotton undershirts, short sleeved up to 1 yr in size,
- Cloth diapers,
- Hooded sweatshirts (can be gently used or new, 6-12 mo size),
- 1 hand towel (dark color, lightweight),
- Ivory soap (bath size) in original wrapping

July (HYGIENE KITS)
- 1 bath-size towel (dark color, lightweight),
- Bath soap (4-5 oz; Dial, Irish Spring, Ivory) in original wrapper,
- Adult toothbrushes in original wrapping,
- Sturdy combs

AUGUST (SCHOOL KITS):
- 70 sheet notebooks (no loose-leaf paper),
- BLUNT scissors, 30 cm ruler,
- Pencil sharpener (small),
- #2 unsharpened pencils,
- Box of crayons (16 or 24/box),
- Clicker ball point pens (no gel ink)


The Mission Endowment voting is complete and here is the distribution of the $25,400 for 2017:

 

   Organization

Grant amount

   Local Ministries

 

Roof debt reduction

$5,000

Emmanuel Lutheran Preschool scholarships

$5,000

Emmanuel Lutheran Peacemakers

$500

Emmanuel Lutheran sanctuary chairs

$1,906

Moscow High School Backpacks

$2,000

Lutheran Campus Ministry

$4, 144

   Regional Ministries

 

Lutherhaven

$1,000

Chatcolab, Northwest leadership

$850

   International Ministries

 

Moscow Ecumenical Outreach

$3,000

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee fund

$1,000

Confraternity of St. James

$1,000

 

  What else does the Committee do?
  Last year we teamed up with the Stewardship
  Committee to provide the Change the World
  Banks. If you don’t have one, see a
  committee member.