Before we know it, we will be dressed in red and singing carols.
But first, we will decorate.
Join us in decorating the Sanctuary for Advent after worship on November 24th. This is a joyful time of hanging the greens and putting up the Chrismon tree. This is a fun activity for families of all shapes and sizes and ages.
If you would like to join in the fun, please let Brenda Drake know or indicate your interest in the Friendship Pads on Sunday so we can have snacks for everyone who is coming.
On Sunday, September 29, our pumpkins will arrive. After church, we will gather in the gym for our fall pot-luck. F-Troop will be prividing fried chicken and ham and you bring all the fixin's.
Following food and fellowship, we'll get to work (and play) together as we unload all those goards!
Friends and guests are welcome!
The First Virginia Packard Fall Work Day will be on October 5, starting at 9am.
Virginia Packard, who recently died, loved our campus and spent her time, talents, and money to keep it beautiful. In her memory, we will gather to beautify our campus.
We will work in the following areas:
There will be something for everyone to do!
The St. Giles Chrsitmas Angel is finished for 2019!
Thank you to the volunteers for all of your hard work, dedication, laughter, fellowship, and friendship! Caroline Welsh and Janice Henderson
The St. Giles Christmas Angel is a long standing tradition and it's time to create this year's Angel. The first workshop is scheduled to being on Tuesday, September 17 at 5:30pm and also Wednesday, September 18 at 10:00am. Join us in the Taylor Ed Building for fun and fellowship. No required skill level. For more information, email Caroline Welsh email@example.com.
On October 6, from 2-5 pm, we will be celebrating all things pumpkins and community.
We are so excited to have you and your family and your friends join us.
Basketball signups are open through Sunday, October 1. Go to the St Giles Basketball webpage to find information about signing up or volunteering.
The St. Giles Basketball program has grown dramatically over the last few years and is in need of volunteers to run this important Youth Ministry. Teams usually practice one hour per week with games on Saturdays beginning in December. If you would like to volunteer to be a coach, assistant coach, or help in any way with the upcoming season, please contact Mike Bacon at 675-5766 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please join us on Tuesday, July 30 at 7:00pm as we welcome Charles and Melissa Johnson, Presbyterian Mission Co-Workers serving in Zambia. Enjoy a fun ice cream social and then stay for an informative presentation from the Johnson’s about their work with the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian’s Zambia Synod. They are serving in the ministry of community development, food security and improved health.
Please RSVP for this enjoyable event to the St. Giles church office at (864) 244-4887!
For May, our Movie Matinee group will see POMS starring Diane Keaton and Rhea Perlman. The group will meet Wednesday, May 29, 1:55pm in the lobby (come about 15 minutes early) at Regal Cinema Cherrydale. Please let Linda Reinke know if you will be coming or if you have any questions.
Witness & Mission Committee is excited to announce that we will be having a Rise Against Hunger event on June 2nd! Please stay after church to pack 10,000 meals for hungry people. A light lunch will be served in the gym, and then we will package meals in the fellowship hall. Please consider contributing to this worthwhile event. Each meal costs $0.35, much less than a cup of coffee! Childcare will be provided for younger children; older children are welcome to participate. To sign up please click here.
The Literary Ladies are a group of women who share in the joy of fellowship as they read and reflect upon a common book together. The group typically reads one book each month, and gathers to discuss and reflect upon their reading. A wide variety of spiritual, historical, and biographical texts have been included.
Literary Ladies Book Club Schedule