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Church Periodical Club

March 1 – 30 Quilt Raffle  CPC_quilt_announcement.docx
Two beautiful quilts: one of Hawaiian heritage materials (twin) and a second
machine quilt queen in pink rose and tan. It is available for you to get your tickets
thru your computer http://go.rallyup.com/cpc2022

Our quilt auction provides funds for operations of CPC. Lets see how many
dioceses we can get to participate………Put your Diocese under listing
Each day is a privilege when we have access to written word whether it be
electronic or printed.
Church Periodical Club (CPC) is dedicated through grants to provide
written materials thru the Episcopal church both within and throughout the
world. CPC only receives funds through gifts (donations).  
So how does a quilt raffle support CPC??? It provides administrative funds
for our website and expenses to increase the ministry.
This year's quilts are two very different ones.  Hawaiian vintage material
quilt is a beautiful work of art using historically designed material for a twin
bed. Our second quilt was a machine stitch queen size quilt  donated by a
80+ woman who could no longer quilt with a note saying " when I read my
Bible I know how lucky I am.
Questions?????Contact Louise Lana Aloy (Diocese of Hawaii)
louisealoy63@gmail.com or Maryfran Crist (Diocese of Chicago)
maryfrancrist64@gmail.com 815-257-7012.


Please see the Church_Periodical_Club_brochure_2022_V04.pdf



CPC Chair for the Diocese of Virginia is

Phenie Golatt, St Philip's, Richmond.


The Church Periodical club began in 1888 at the Church of the Holy Communion in New York City by Mary Ann Drake Fargo and a small group of women. They sent church periodicals, prayer books and Bibles on the Wells Fargo stage coach Lines to missionaries in the Dakotas. Now this gift of reading materials has changed in the form of the material and grants are now sent to people around the world. There is a strong belief in the value of this mission by Episcopal Church Women across the country.

The CPC has been an independent agency affiliated with the Episcopal Church since early in the 1970's. It operates with one part-time employee and completely on voluntary funds.

The ministry of CPC is providing grants for books and related materials, audio and video tapes, CD's and software, to persons all over the world who have no other way to get them. From the numbers of grant applications received each year by the National Books Fund and the Miles of Pennies it is safe to say the ministry is needed.

The Church Periodical Club is set up much like the national church with four levels of organization - national, provincial, diocesan and parish. National officers, province representatives, diocesan directors and parish chairmen who are all volunteers, raise money, publicize the funds and recruit more Christians to Proclaim Christ through the printed word.

For means to finance the operation, pay the office administrator, buy stamps and stationery, keep promotional materials up to date and publish a quarterly newsletter to tell about the ministry and who it helps, it has friends. Contributions sent by parishes, missions, clergy, individuals, Episcopal Church Women, Guilds and others interested in furthering this ministry keep the CPC in business.  Pennies must keep rolling in year round to keep the Miles of Pennies Fund available to give grants for children's programs at home and abroad.