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Prayer Shawl Test Page

As we move through life there are many times when we need a hug from loved ones.  But sometimes that hug is not possible.  Grace has a ministry that offers support during times like these.

Members of Grace United Church’s Prayer Shawl Ministry knit or crochet shawls that are made and interwoven with prayer and blessed by the Prayer Shawl Ministry members and by our congregation. The shawls are then made available to those in the church and community in need of comfort or healing, as a form of joy.

Shawls are also given to Grace’s newly baptised children.

There are a number of different kinds of Shawls created by this group:

  • Rectangular with fringe (not recommended for those using wheelchairs as fringe tends to catch in the wheels)
  • Rectangular without fringe
  • Triangular
  • Hug-Me-Tight

We also knit Chemo Caps made out of cotton.

To request a shawl or a chemo cap please complete the following form.

Thank you.  One of the members of the Prayer Shawl Ministry will contact you to arrange the pickup or delivery of the shawl.  Please note at this time we can only fill requests for delivery in the Burlington area.

About the Group:

Do you like to knit or crochet?
Would you like to learn? When it is safe for us to meet again, we’ll be happy to help. Meanwhile, you might want to check out this link or this link .
Are you looking for a way you can contribute to the comfort and care of God’s family?

Whenever there are three or more knitters we meet the first Monday of the month at 10:00 am. We pray together, knit in silence and then continue with some conversation.

If you would like to join our informal group, please contact  us at or contact the church office 905 335 0090.

To read more about the history of this group Click Here