One thing leads to another
When Tina Clarke from the Presbyterian Fellowship Group accepted an invitation from All Saints Guild president Margaret Davies to speak about orphaned children in Malawi, Nyasaland and Mozambique, she could not have imagined what the visit would lead to, Guild member Phyll Bramley said last week.
‘‘Tina has been organising the collection of knitted children’s clothes and bedding to be sent overseas to help these impoverished children,’’ Mrs Bramley said.
‘‘Such items have been donated by the Flexi Group in Shepparton, along with items made by Tina and the Tatura Presbyterian Fellowship Group.’’
Mrs Bramley said Tina ‘‘received a lovely surprise’’ when a Merrigum resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, read the article of her visit to the Anglican Guild and realised she could assist with the appeal.
‘‘An avid knitter, the woman donated more than 90 pairs of baby’s booties and bonnets, all beautifully hand-knitted over a period of time,’’ she said.
‘‘A special thanks to both women, who clearly showed us the true meaning of Christmas and giving.’’