Volume 17

July 2018

Issue 5 Page 3

Table of Contents:

About this Ministry
   o Planning Team
   o Past Newsletters
   o Dorcas House on
   o Our Church's Web

Page 1:
  o Women in Ministry
       Part 4
         Continued p2  & p5  

Page 3:
  o  Dorcus House News
     o Sewing  Camp

Page 4:
  o Welcome to my
      Kitchen -
        Cathy Sifuentez
    o  Cajun Catfish Wraps
         with Slaw
    o Sesame-Pineapple
        Chicken Stir-Fry

 Page 6:
Women of the Word with
     Kimberly Black -
      children's books writer

Summer Sewing Camp

Summer Sewing Camp, session one was a success! A full class of beginning, intermediate and advanced seamstresses learned new techniques and worked on projects! Camp two will be held July 9—13 in Dorcas House. Beginning and intermediate seamstresses will meet from 9am—11am. Advanced seamstresses will meet from 1pm—3pm. Watch for pictures of what was created in an upcoming issue!


Why Dorcas?                

Have you ever wondered how Dorcas House got its name?

“There was a believer in Joppa named Tabitha (which in Greek is Dorcas). She was always doing kind things for others and helping the poor…[the widows showed Peter] the coats and other garments Dorcas had made for them...the news raced through the whole town, and many believed in the Lord.” ~~ Acts 9:36-42

When asked how the name came about, Nan Blount said, “When we started thinking of a name she came to mind and we liked it!  So that has been it. “

The story of Dorcas in the Bible reminds us of God's great love for all of His people. Dorcas was not a great pastor, prophet, or evangelist, but rather just a plain, everyday person like you and me. However, she was not too unimportant for God to providentially include the story of her good works and charitable deeds in His holy Word.

Dorcas house continues Dorcas’s tradition of ministering to others by sewing clothing for children in Africa, quilts that warm women and children in recovery, and purchasing sewing machines for women in India.

Thank you Dorcas House Ladies! Many believe in the Lord because of you!