Our volunteers lovingly create human care items from donated fabric to share the love of Jesus Christ.

Washable, reusable menstrual solutions for girls and women around the world, which enable them to stay in school and work during their period.

Pillowcases and bedding for People’s City Mission, retirement centers, Foster Care Closet, and an orphanage in Tanzania

Infant care kits for parents in Lincoln and beyond, with the help of Orphan Grain Train, which delivers items to people in need around the world.

Below are dates and times when you can come to our studio and work on projects with us, or pick up a tote of items to work on from home. 

Sewers & non-sewers welcome!

July 2024

July 2 | Tuesday | Self-serve | 9am-1pm

July 4 | Thursday | Holiday

July 5 | Friday | 8am-12pm

July 8 | Monday | 9am-2pm

July 11 | Thursday | 8am-12pm

July 16 | Tuesday | 9am-2pm

July 19 | Friday | Self-serve | 9am-12pm

July 22 | Monday | 9am-2pm

July 25 | Thursday | 8am-12pm

July 30 | Tuesday | 9am-2pm


Ways you can help

Join our team

We find a vital sense of purpose, community, and fulfillment while using our skills to contribute to the welfare of others all around the world. We have lots of ways for you to help; some that involve sewing or serging, and many that do not. Click on the icon to find a list of your favorite ways to help!

Project days

Check the calendar above to find out about upcoming project days, when we'll meet in our workroom at Messiah.

Work from home

We have individuals and teams who work on projects from home. Click the home icon for a list of tasks and projects to choose from.

Donate items

New or gently used clean fabric, soap, sewing machines and sergers, thread, and gift cards to purchase supplies and fabric. You may bring your donations to Messiah Lutheran Church, 1800 S 84th St, Lincoln, NE 68506. We also greatly appreciate your monetary donations, which help us purchase supplies.

Donate items from our wish list

Click on the Amazon logo above to purchase and donate the items we include in care kits for girls, women, and mothers of infants around the world.

Thrivent Action Team Projects

Apply for Thrivent Action Team Project funds to help us purchase fabric and supplies. Click to learn how!

Please send or bring your tax-deductible financial donations to Common Threads Ministry of Messiah Lutheran Church, 1800 S 84th St, Lincoln, NE 68506

Please designate your financial donations to Common Threads Ministry in the memo line of your check, or in the note section at