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recycle

What do we mean when we say ‘recycle’ and why do we strive to do this [...]

DAGmtg

Questions are often asked regarding the need for or purpose of a diocesan altar guild. You will be surprised how many resources you can provide [...]

Kanuga

Projects will be offered for beginning to advanced knitters and beginning to intermediate quilters [...]

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What is the protocol for using colored embroidery on linens? Where should the inscription go on vessels or paraments? Send us your questions and we’ll find the answers [...]

purifictorstain

One of the most comprehensive and informative workshops held at our Triennial in Indianapolis was conducted by Alice Scarbrough who discussed all aspects of linen construction, maintenance and stewardship [...]

altarlinenrepair

The Mission Supply Ministry assists parishes in financial need to make linens at low cost, or to guide you in making or repairing other vestments and paraments [...]

embroidery

Learn authentic old world techniques in fine hand embroidery [...]

GreenCleaning

We have been sold on the idea that getting our house, or sacristy, clean requires products that are harsh or even downright dangerous, but it’s not true [...]

Wesbites

We are pleased to offer links to websites of particular interest to altar guilds [...]

MissionSupplyFeature

Most of us are blessed to be able to worship with lovely linens and vestments, but some parishes are unable to provide altar linens at all. NAGA’s Mission Supply Ministry supplies altar linens to parishes in need [...]

The renewal of a hand-appliqued Trinitarian symbol for an altar frontal orignally created in the mid-sixties

As suppliers of fine quality textile appointments since 1789, Wippell has enormous experience in handling all sorts of fabrics, trimmings and embellishments, and we pass on the stewardship of these various pieces to the altar guild team, who care for them in a most generous way [...]

The Rev. Heidi Kinner

The DAG Sewing Room in California began some sixty years ago and was a major source of church furnishings. The sewing room continues today, offering a helping hand to parishes in need of linens, or just design assistance [...]

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“…they shall use gold, blue, purple and crimson yarns and fine linen.” (Exodus 28:5) Finely woven white linen and vividly colored textiles, have been part of our worship tradition for a very long time [...]

candle

The name candle comes from the Latin candere meaning “to shine.” While no date can be definitely pinned down for the development of the first candle, accounts of their use date back to ancient times with Biblical references as early as the 10th century BC [...]

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Vestments and altar hangings are more than a colorful, occasionally changing backdrop to worship. They are congregational treasurers that enhance the liturgy and every congregation has the talent to save and preserve them [...]

HolyWeekFlowers

Holy week requires a diversity of arrangements in just one week [...]