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Small change for ingenuity

Congregation's stewardship emphasis helps those in need

Davis [Calif.] Lutheran Church collected change for a month during its fall stewardship drive.

Kelly Meyerhoff (left), Quinn Williams
Kelly Meyerhoff (left), Quinn Williams and Margo Williams of Davis [Calif.] Lutheran Church sort change gathered by members one month this fall for a stewardship emphasis.

They made and sent home with members Pony Express satchels for pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters.

Members returned nearly $675, which was emptied into a coin trough as part of Stewardship Celebration Sunday.

Members voted to give the money to The Empowerment Plan, which designed and developed a coat that can also be used as a sleeping bag for homeless people.


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