St. Giles News
08 JANUARY 2020
Keith's Inkling
This Sunday at St. Giles
Sunday, January 12, 2020

9:10 AM - Prayer (Prayer Room)
9:30 AM - Traditional Worship (Sanctuary )
9:30 AM - Adult Discipleship (Robins Room)
10:30 AM - Coffee & Fellowship (Common Grounds)
11 AM - Contemporary Worship (Patterson)
11 AM - Adult Discipleship (Upstairs Classroom)

Wednesday Night Dinner & Classes
Wednesday Night Dinners TONIGHT!

Be sure and sign up to reserve your meal on Connection Card SUNDAYS or call the Church Office by Noon Mondays.
Adult meals $7, Children $3.

Wednesday Nights
Starting TONIGHT
On Wednesday nights, following Wednesday Night Dinner at 5:45 PM, Ross Anderson will teach from the stories of Jacob and Joseph in Genesis at 6:30 PM in Upstairs Classroom.

Children Age 4-5th grade will meet in Kids Clubhouse, in the loft in Patterson. See "Kids & Family."
Wednesdays at MAKE
January Open Studio
January is dedicated to Open Studio, ages 4 and up,  6-8 p.m. 
Bring a project to work on. No reservation required. $5 donation suggested to cover supplies.

Got beads? Angie is looking for donations of beads—wooden and colorful are best. more here
Mission RVA
Generosity Feeds
Mission RVA - January 25
St. Giles has partnered with Mary Munford Elementary to re-pack 10,000 healthy dried meals for hungry children in our city 10 AM-Noon Saturday, JANUARY 25. A fun 2-hour event for ALL AGES ! Sign up today at:
Take a minute and see how it works! #kidshelpandhavefun
Kids & Family
Kids' Clubhouse
Starts Back TONIGHT
Kids Age 4-5th grade, join us Wednesday Nights at Kid's Clubhouse - in the Loft in Patterson at 6:30 PM, following the Wednesday Night Dinner at 5:45. We'll be doing crafts and preparing songs and skits for a musical performance for the St. Giles congregation next spring. All skill levels welcome!  Contact Lindsay Sherrard for more detail,
Elementary Summer Camps at Make & CGPC
Join us this summer for fun, fun, fun! Open to children in Rising 1st-5th grade. LEARN MORE & REGISTER NOW. All camps coordinate with the dates for Children's Garden Preschool Camps. Register for Preschool Camps here. Registration opens to the public February 1, so register now.
First Up Fridays
Just the Guys...
Our weekly sunrise gathering of guys on Fridays starts back this week. The weekly discussion of parables will pick back up on January 10, at 6:30 a.m. Mark it down and set an early alarm!
Open Fellowship
Open Fellowship
Thursday, January 16
Testimony Lunch! Come hear what God has done! Fried Chicken and beverage is provided. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. Lunch at 12, program at 12:45. Join the fun and learn more about some of your St. Giles family!
February 8-15, 2020
CARITAS week is quickly approaching and some items are needed for the ladies to take to the showers. CONTACT Jo White (804.937.6836) if you can help with: Towels, Washcloths, Laundry bags, Lotions, Shampoos, and Soap for the showers. more here
Adult Discipleship
Life Groups to Start New Round in the New Year
The new year is coming, and here at St. Giles we’re launching a new round of Life Groups with it. This Life Group “block” will run through February, and will be followed by another block beginning with Lent. 
We launch new rounds of groups every season, and welcome you to sign up . Click here for a list of group times and their leaders:  
Life Group Focused on Prophecy Launching in the New Year - January 9
Tom and Judy Roberts will be hosting a group in their home Thursday evenings at 7:00, beginning January 9, and lasting through February. They will pursue Paul’s direction for us in 1 Corinthians 12:31,14:1:  Earnestly pursue spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy. More here
9:30 AM (Robins Rm)
During the first quarter of 2020, the 9:30 Sunday class will study the Tim Keller's video and book "The Prodigal God." Seekers and believers will see Christianity in a whole new way when they learn how Christ's followers are  supposed  to love.
11 AM (Upstairs Classroom)
Tommy Nance will teach from the book of Hebrews during the 11:00 hour. 
St. Giles Women
Monday Coffee Koinonia Stony Pt Panera— 3:15
St. Giles sisters, is your busy life lacking in "girlfriend time?" Are there friends you love to spend time with, but find it's hard to coordinate calendars? Or maybe you would enjoy building some new friendships, but don't know where to start? Well, Coffee Koinonia may be for you!

Mondays, 3:15 PM. Questions? Talk to Sarah Hill   (804-615-3243).
Women's Tuesday Bible Study - 9:30 AM
The St. Giles Women's Bible Study is hosting Jen Wilkin's video study, 1 Peter, A Living Hope In Christ.

Peter, a man of faith and flaws and an eyewitness to the life of Christ, shares his concerns about big picture issues for the early believers, reminding them of the living hope they have in Christ.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Tuesday, January 14
The Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet on Tuesday, January 14 at 11:30 AM, following the Women’s Bible Study. We will meet in the Man Cave. Please bring your lunch and a beverage and join in the fellowship.
Circle of Love
1st Wednesdays, 2 PM
Circle of Love will not meet this month, but will resume the second Wednesday in February, 2/5/20, at 2 PM in the St. Giles Church House.

Grace Circle
Thursdays, 10:30 AM
A place for moms and young women to connect, share, and pray for one another. Please drop by if you are free -- anytime! We meet upstairs in the "Man Cave." Yes, you read that right...

Faith, Fun & Fellowship
Monday Morning Prayer for RVA, 6:30 AM
Join us Monday mornings in the Prayer Room from 6:30 to 7:15 AM for prayer focused on Metro Richmond.
God guides us as we cover our city in prayer. What an incredible blessing:
starting the week by praying for others and soaking in the Lord’s presence! 
Come join in.
(Photo: Bill Draper Photography)
Children's Preschool
Children's Garden Preschool Now Hiring Part-Time Assistant Teacher
Children's Garden Preschool is looking for a 5-day assistant teacher for the older two's and younger three's class. This is a part time position. (Monday-Friday 8:30-12:30). Please contact Susan Chester at   if interested.
Preschool Summer Camps
Registration is currently open for CGP families. You will need the password to access the registration page, email Susan Chester, .
For camp dates and details and to register click here. Registration will open to the public on February 1, 2020, so register now! We’ll see you this summer!
"God Wonders"
TSM Seminar
January 17-18, 2020
Join us for biblical insights from Dan McCollam's Wisdom for Weird and Wonderful God Encounters. Free seminar. Lunch provided. Details here:
PRC Opportunities - Winter Gathering & Volunteer Training
Tell your family and friends that hold a Biblical worldview of life and have a desire to compassionately serve people who may be unprepared for pregnancy, about the Volunteer Training class being held February 13-March 26, on Thursdays. Morning and evening classes are offered.

You're invited to attend an informational "Winter Gathering" on Thursday, January 16 , 7-8:30 PM. RSVP Julie at 804-673-2020 or by 1/14. More info here.
Live-Streaming Bible Study and Worship

One of our newer ministries is live streaming our worship services and some of our classes. If you’d like to check it out, use this link to our YouTube channel. We’re doing it simply – no fancy sound or cameras. But works to bring you the basics. If you don’t click on during the actual live stream hours, Sundays at 9:30 or 11:00, know that the videos are saved on our YouTube channel page, along with Pastor Keith’s video blogs. Find us at: