The quilts made by a group of area residents who meet weekly at the Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mandeville were blessed on Sunday, May 5, during church services.
The annual Spring Blessing of the Quilts features a colorful, spectacular display of quilts, throws, pillows and dresses all handmade by the group. The quilts are given away to individuals and non-profit organizations which will distribute them where they are needed the most.
Those agencies include the Northlake Crisis Pregnancy Center, the Samaritan Center, St.
Tammany Neo-Natal Department, St. Tammany Hospice, St. Joseph Hospice,
Legacy Hospice, Peace Lutheran Quilters, Lakeview Regional Hospital,
Methodist Boys Home, Thrivent Grief Quilts, Mwana Mission, Fund Raisers,
as well as family emergencies caused by fire, medical, and other difficult
Here are some photos. Click on the images to make them larger.
Hosanna Lutheran Church Quilting Group
Mandeville Church Quilters