St. Giles' next Friday Night Out will be Friday, August 24, at 6:00pm at Palmetto Restaurant & Alehouse (across from Joe’s Crab Shack just off Pelham Road). RSVP to June Crouch to save a seat! Contact the church office for more details.
John [of Patmos] writes: “I saw a new heaven and a new earth…” —but what did he see? Can we even relate? Join us for the exploration in our 4-week educational series this August. (Sundays August 5, 12, 19, & 26 at 9:15am in Taylor Education Building Room E101-103).
August 5: getting the conversation started
August 12: How do you know you’re saved?
August 19: What is heaven like?
August 26: A view of heaven.
Help the children at Thornwell by filing the collection boxes with school supplies in the Narthex. The deadline is Sunday, August 12. For a complete list of the most-needed items, click here.
Mark your calendars for our Spectacular Summer Sunday (S3) themed event on Sunday, July 29. The event will be for children in grades K4-5. Childcare will be provided for younger children during the event. The theme, SUPPLY US, will focus on acts of service to others. We will be collecting school supplies on the evening of the event to donate to Thornwell.
5:30-6:00pm - Dinner in Fellowship Hall (families welcome!)
6:00-8:00pm - S3 Activities (music, puppets, art, recreation, Bible study, and more!)
8:00pm - Ice Cream Sundaes for all!
Wisdom: is it a call to defining right living or a call to living right? Join us in exploring wisdom in scripture, both in the Old and New Testaments but also in the Apocryphal writings. There are no classes for children during the summer months, but our nursery is fully staffed for children birth to age 3.
Finding and Understanding Wisdom: A 4-Week Summer Series for Adults
Sundays in June at 9:15am in Taylor Education Building Room E101-103
(Stay tuned for more information about the July and August series!)
St. Giles will serve dinner at Triune on Sunday, June 17. Please join us at Triune at 3:30pm to help cook, or at 4:30pm to help serve the meals and enjoy community with our downtown friends. Triune is located downtown at the corner of Rutherford and Stone Avenues. Park in the lot off Stone Avenue and enter through the Stone Avenue side door; we'll gather in the kitchen. As always, thank you for helping with the meals, donations, and your prayerful support.
Camp Fellowship (the outdoor ministry of Trinity Presbytery located in Waterloo, SC) is gearing up for its 2018 summer camps, and registration is now open! Summer camp opportunities are available for children K5-5th grades. Our own Foothills Presbytery is co-sponsoring the week of July 8-13, 2018, and scholarships may be available. For more information, click here or talk to Pastor TJ.
Join us for our next movie matinee day on Friday April 27, as our group sees I Feel Pretty at Regal Cinemas on Woodruff Road. The movie time should be 1:20pm, but we will not know for sure until Tuesday evening, April 24. The time will be confirmed in the Thursday E-News. If you're planning to go, please confirm with Linda Reinke by phone or email no later than Thursday April 26 so the group knows you are coming. It should be a fun afternoon. Please join us!
St. Giles will celebrate its 45th anniversary on the first Sunday of May! Following worship, we'll have lunch in the pavilion at St. Peters' Episcopal Church across the street. You are invited to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. F-Troop will provide barbeque, buns, chips, and drinks. Please bring sides and/or desserts to share (serving utensils are not needed). F-Troop will receive food in the gym kitchen beginning at 9:00am. Should there be heavy rain, we will hold the luncheon in the gym. For more information or questions, please contact Starla Taylor or the church office.
St. Giles Preschool will be offering a summer program for children ages 2 through Grade 3. (If your child attended St. Giles in the 1 year old class but has yet to turn 2, they are invited to participate as well). Enrollment forms are available in the church office, which must be returned with a non-refundable registration fee of $50.
There will be 6 three-day sessions from 9:00am-12:30pm.