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More than 100 hats and mittens and more than 200 pairs of socks were collected by students of Trinity Lutheran School in Clinton Township, Mich. These warm winter items were donated to the homeless through Family of God, Detroit, which is supported by Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church in Livonia, Mich. and other Michigan District congregations. The ministry of Family of God is to offer the hope of Jesus Christ through forgiveness and renewal of the Gospel, the unconditional love of Christians, and refuge from the hopelessness of the streets.

Throughout National Lutheran Schools Week, students brought in new socks, mittens or hats to be given to those in need. The school teamed up with Family of God, one of the church’s missions, to gather the winter gear to help keep the homeless warm this winter.

The concept was part of the Serve Together portion of the school’s celebration of National Lutheran Schools Week. Students across the United States celebrated their schools, teachers and those devoted to providing them with a Lutheran education.

Trinity marked National Lutheran Schools Week with several different activities including Mustache Monday, Green and White Day, Dress Up for Jesus, Decades Day, Crazy Hat and Socks Day as well as praying and praising together, creating placemats for those in a local nursing home and meeting a local children’s book author. For more information, visit our Facebook page and check out the photos from throughout the week.

If you would like to become involved with Family of God, consider attending their Grand Opening in its new facility at 7354 Whittaker in Detroit, MI on February 21, 2016 at 3 p.m. Come and see what God has done!

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Rebecca Thomas is the communications director at Trinity Lutheran Church in Clinton Township and a freelance writer serving the Metro Detroit area. When she's not crafting her next article, she's hanging out with her husband, three daughters and two Newfoundlands.

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