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Alternative Gift Market

December 9, 2018

The annual Alternative Gift Market, sponsored by the Mission Committee, will be held on Sundays, December 2 and 9, from 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the Gathering Space. The market provides one-stop, hassle-free shopping for a variety of unique gifts that benefit local and international charities and fair trade. To give an idea of the what type of gifts you may find, the following organizations have particpated in the past:

Beads for Life:  paper bead jewelry from Uganda

FORAI Crafts:  items made by recent immigrants to St. Louis

Lydia’s House:  Lucinda “House” Pins

PAL Craftaid:  olive wood products made in Palestine

Partners for Just Trade:  hand-made items from Cameroon, Haiti and Peru 

Presb. Children’s Services: bake sale

Niyo Cultural Center: jewelry made by Rwandan women


December 9, 2018