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Posted On: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 3:42pm
The Relief Sale is pleased to accept the donation of an oil still life painting by "American Impressionist Painter" Mark Gingerich. Here is Mark's biography: Mark was born in Westphalia, West Germany in 1962 and moved to the United States ten years later settling in central Ohio. He has enjoyed drawing and designing from an early age. His artistic gifts began to surface while a teenager living in...
2015 MCC Commemorative Relief Sale Quilt
Posted On: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 8:01pm
This quilt of pieced and donated by Beth Ressler and quilted by Kidron Mennonite Church. Beth Ressler was asked by the quilt committee of the Relief Sale to design a wall handing that symbolically represents MCC and it's work.   A circular shape represents the world with a center circle including a quilted cross symbolizing Christ, who is the foundation for MCC's work.  The spokes coming from the...
Glazed Hand Thrown Platter
Posted On: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 7:44pm
This beautiful platter was hand thrown and glazed by Terry Shue.  It measures 10" x 14".  This unique platter is imprinted with a doily handmade by Terry's grandmother. Terry Shue is serving as the director of leadership development for Mennonite Church USA.  He first learned the joy of throwing clay on the wheel while a student at Hesston College.  He renewed his enjoyment of the art in 2011.  ...
Hand Thrown Glazed Vase
Posted On: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 7:33pm
This beautiful vase was hand thrown and glazed by Terry Shue.  It measures 4" x 7". Terry Shue is serving as the director of leadership development for Mennonite Church USA.  He first learned the joy of throwing clay on the wheel while a student at Hesston College.  He renewed his enjoyment of the art in 2011.  He offers this piece in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ohio Mennonite...
Feed Sack Wall hanging
Posted On: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 7:26pm
This special item is for those of you who can remember times prior to the 1st Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale.  Remember having aprons, dish towels, and curtains made from feed sack prints? Ruth Steiner made this wall hanging from collected feed sack fabrics to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale.  Ruth has supported the Relief Sale for many years.  It is with...

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