With thanksgiving, the Vestry recently received the bequest of Winafred Schoeffler. She and her husband, Dwight, joined St. Boniface in the late 1990s. Immediately, Winafred jumped into parish life, participating in the Women’s Book Group, Círculo Español, Episcopal Church Women, Foyers, Sunday’s Bible Study, and Education for Ministry. Traveling on our mission trip to the Dominican Republic and volunteering with Family Promise were two of the ways she shared her concern for others. Reaching out to the newcomer, fellowship and bridge were among her passions, and she combined them by creating the Bridge Group, which brought together parishioners as well as community members for afternoons of friendly competition on the church campus. The common thread through Winafred’s active life here was her love of St. Boniface -- its ministries and its people. Because of her planned generosity, the ministries and fellowship that were so important to Winafred will continue to thrive, welcoming newcomers and enveloping them in our parish life, just as she and Dwight once were.
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