|Timberlodge, Shekinah Retreat Centre, Waldheim|
Womens' groups had been asked to bring along an item that was
representative of their local group. These were shared during the evening session and included several quilts, wall hangings, posters and even a song
performed by one of the groups.
|Esther Patkau, author of the book, |
Canadian Women in Mission 1895-1952-2002,
shared some stories of her long involvement with women's
groups in her local church and the SWM.
|This group had written words to a familiar hymn and has used |
it as the theme for their group for many years.
|A collage of the handbooks that the Zoar Mennponite Church |
women's group in Langhgam has used over the years.
|On Saturday morning, Pauline Steinman shared about |
celebrating God's gift of creativity together and challenged
us to take risks and imagine a new reality for our
mission in the church and in the world.
|Creating a paper labyrinth was one of the activities |
available during a reflective half hour after the morning session.