Mt. Olivet donates hand-knitted scarves and prayer shawls

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Lina Dickey, chair of the prayer shawl ministry at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church in Shrewsbury, Pastor Ann Burgdorf of Concordia Lutheran Church in Worcester, and Bill Whalen, Mt. Olivet Mission Committee chair. (Photo/submitted)
Lina Dickey, chair of the prayer shawl ministry at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church in Shrewsbury, Pastor Ann Burgdorf of Concordia Lutheran Church in Worcester, and Bill Whalen, Mt. Olivet Mission Committee chair. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – At a recent Sunday service, Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church members presented 79 scarves and 23 prayer shawls to Condordia Lutheran Church in Worcester for use in its mission of community outreach. The scarves and shawls were presented to Pastor Ann Burgdorf as part of Mt. Olivet's ongoing prayer shawl ministry. The shawls and scarves were hand-knitted by members of Mt. Olivet.