Emily's Ordination Stole
from the Deaconess Society...
The stole was created by my mother Joy Edmonds who loves creating these wonderful story-filled stoles. I told her I wanted something inspired by Exodus 13:21 "By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them on their way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light." My personal favorite touch is that she added a dove on the back out of print inspired by Aboriginal paintings — I lived in an Australian Aboriginal community for a year as a YAGM (ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission) and so to carry that community with me on my stole means the world to me. -Deacon Emily Edmonds
Deacon Emily Edmonds was ordained on August 14 and she is called as a Hospital Staff Chaplain.
Joy Edmonds creates stoles at: Stole My Goodness