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Knit one, pray one

Janet Marshall received a prayer shawl from All Saints Lutheran Church, Mason, Mich., only a few days before she died. It meant so much to her that her husband had it draped over her casket at her funeral.

Six All-Saints' women — from young mothers to retirees — have knit more than 50 prayer shawls for parishioners and community members since Marshall received the first one just over a year ago.

Bette Shellhorn, the former spiritual director of this 150-member congregation, made Marshall's prayer shawl.


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