Sewing Circle, a term widely used in the Mennonite Church and Conservative Mennonite Church for women's meetings generally held once a month to make clothing and bedding for distribution by missionary and relief workers among needy people in America as well as in foreign lands. See Women's Missionary and Service Auxiliary and Women's Missionary Association.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 508. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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