Below are all of our current committees along with their purpose and responsibilities.
Community service is at the heart of our Guild. Our membership makes quilts using donated fabric and batting. Outside sources also donate these type of items to the Guild in support of our efforts. Members may use any of this fabric to make the comfort quilts.
The committee is responsible for the management of donated fabric, batting, and storage of the completed comfort quilts.
This committee is responsible for maintaining all membership records. The committee members greet guests visiting the Guild, make the necessary introductions, and will provide all pertinent information concerning the Guild.
Within our membership, we have a vast pool of knowledge and expertise. The Guild hosts education classes for it's membership and interested individuals for new techniques, patterns and more. Periodically, the Guild will have a paid professional teach a class.
This committee is responsible for all classes presented to the Guild, and coordinates with the instructors to provide promotional material as needed.
The Guild's history is kept to show the passage of time and those that have passed through it. By retaining pictures, news articles, classes and events, we have a record of those that started this Guild and contributed to it throughout the years.
The committee is responsible for maintaining the related items and providing the materials when needed.
Because of the community involvement, the Guild periodically wants to inform the Public of activities and events we are hosting for them. We make these announcements via press releases to various multi-media outlets.
The committee is responsible for all public announcements, press releases, and publicity for the Guild. All committees must coordinate with this committee for their public event.
Our on-line web site is public. It provides information about our Guild and all of our activities for the community, and provides a place for donor and potential members to contact us and ask questions.
Private pages within the website require a Guild membership.
This committee collects, develops and verifies all content published on the web site, and manages member access.
Each month the Guild publishes a newsletter containing a message from the president, meeting minutes, treasurer's report, classes, activities, new members, and more. The newsletter is emailed to each member.
This committee is responsible for attaining the information from the President and all committees, and verifying the accuracy of the published information.
Our Facebook page is another way in which our members can share their projects, make comments, and ask questions of other members. It is private and membership is required.
This committee manages all aspects of this page including member access.
The purpose of this committee is to uplift guild members going through challenging situations.
The guild would like this person to know they are being thought of by sending a card or note to brighten their day.
If you are aware of a Guild member in need of sunshine, use the link below. The Sunshine Committee will then contact that member.
A special quilt is made in honor of each Guild member who passes. The Guild offers the quilt to the family to keep in memory of their loved one or donate back to the guild. If donated, it is presented at the Blessing of the Quilts ceremony and given to one of our charity organizations. Each deceased member is recognized for their accomplishments to the Guild during the ceremony.
This committee is responsible for all aspects of these quilts from piecing, quilting, binding and then labeling.
Guild members can purchase shirts with the Guild logo and the member's name. Polos and T-shirts come in various colors and sizes.
Don't want a shirt? Other logo options are available.
This committee is responsible for ordering and delivery of these items.
The Guild provides Clothing Protectors to nursing homes in Cape Coral on an "as needed" basis. The items are made using a specific pattern and donated fabric. The crazier the fabric the better. A workshop day is scheduled periodically for Guild members to sew the Clothing Protectors.
This committee provides the pattern and fabric, schedules a workshop day, and coordinates with the recipient nursing homes as needed.
Other Quilting Activities
In appreciation of the church's support, the Guild offers our services to make Baptismal Blankets.
The committee manages all aspects of these items on an "as needed" basis.