The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Iesha Toft
S-N Contributor 

A milliner's delight of a Mother's Day

 

May 13, 2021

IESHA TOFT/SENTINEL-NEWS

The children's sermon at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal boasted many beautiful hats to view on Mother's Day.

Mother's Day at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Royal has a longstanding tradition that helps brighten the holiday by bringing a bit of spring into pews – hats.

Every Mother's Day the congregation's women, children and some men, don festive hats to the Mother's Day service. Whether the pews are filled with hats or the year brings a sparse showing, these hats brighten the day by bringing a freshness of spirit and joy to the service.

This year there were beach hats, work hats, traditional Mennonite hats and even hats worn during mission trips overseas. Each told a different story, and each w...



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