St. Giles News
8 August 2019
Keith's Inkling
This Sunday at St. Giles
NEXT 4 SUNDAYS 10:30 AM
1 Service. No Classes.

August 11, 2019
10 AM - Community Choir Practice (Sanctuary )
10:10 AM - Prayer for services (Prayer Room)
10:30 AM - Unified Worship (Sanctuary)
11:45 AM - Lemonade on the Lawn (Tuckahoe)

All God's Children Gotta Sing!
Attention car crooners, shower singers, hairbrush-mic-in-the-mirror vocalists, now’s your chance! Summer Sundays’ Community Choir has a place for you! Just come to church early (10 AM) for a quick practice and you’re on! See you in the choir loft!
 
Lemonade on the Lawn
Following our Unified Worship services, now until Labor Day, join us on the Tuckahoe lawn for a cool cup of lemonade -- a time of refreshing fellowship on your way to enjoy the rest of your Summer Sunday.

Recommended Books
Now in Church Library
In a recent sermon Keith recommended a couple of books, now available in our library:
The Secret Thoughts of An Unlikely Convert and The Gospel Comes with a House Key, both by Rosaria Butterfield. Library Open Sundays after worship service at (approx.) 11:45 AM.
SUMMER IN THE STUDIO
For Kids: Summer at MAKE is all about kids! We are kicking off our inaugural summer with a series of workshops designed for Elementary and Middle School students, we will host a series of 2 hour, 3 day workshops. Sign up now at www.stgiles.org/makestudio here.

Faith, Fun & Fellowship
Saturday August 10
Meet up 4:30 PM
Those with tickets for the Squirrels vs Bowie & POP Sensation Night Meet-Up Time is 4:30 PM for Hot Dogs at St. Giles. Carpool to Diamond 5:25 PM. Questions? Contact Bob Ruthazer, bob@stgiles.org.
Church Picnic & Congregational Meeting
Sunday, August 25
Coming to the Church Picnic? Chicken is provided, but sign up for the count. Bring a side dish or dessert and join your St. Giles family on the lawn following unified worship on Sunday, August 25. More here.
Life works differently in summer...
Summer Life Groups
Meet the Nance's
While most of the 4-week summer-sized life groups have concluded, there’s still time to join in! Come along for some summer fun and refreshment and get to know the Nance’s! Meet Tom and Diane Thursdays, 12 PM, August 1-22, at their home, 10700 Providence Park Dr., Ashland, 23005
 
Redskins' Practice
in RVA
One Fan.
One Reluctant Companion.
Guess which is which.
Matilda! The Musical
Great Review for our Ben Miller
CONGRATULATIONS to Ben Miller, Music Director of MATILDA, the Musical Finale of the 63rd Festival of Arts. "Music Director Ben Miller keeps the pace lively and his pit band sounded pretty darn good." Fred Kaufman, Broadway World BWW Review. See full review here:
Flowers in the Sanctuary
Unified Services
Fresh flowers beautify the sanctuary on Sunday mornings. If you'd like to sponsor flowers in memory or honor of a loved one or special occasion, please sign up on the Flower Chart, located in Common Grounds. They're $65 and yours to take home.
Kids & Family
Summer Sundays &
Kids in Unified Service
Children ages 5 and up will remain with their families in the unified worship services August through Labor Day. Childcare for Infants - Pre-K is available in our nursery, temporari ly located upstairs in the Church House. For ideas to engage kids in "Big Church" check out this resource.
Adult Discipleship
Looking for a place to serve?
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to prepare and serve Communion in the Contemporary Service beginning in September. Contact Patience Flynn if you're available one Sunday a month. 804.282.9763 x21, or pflynn@stgiles.org.
Summer Dollars & Sense
Time for vacations and week end get-aways but what do I do about my weekly giving and what am I supposed to be doing about the For His Glory Campaign?
You now have the capability of giving online. Simply go to www.stgiles.org click on the resource button , from the dropdown screen click on give online , fill in the amount, complete the information and you are done and ready for vacation.  Or f ollow directions here .
St. Giles Women
Women's Summer Tuesday Bible Study
Join us as we read aloud and discuss Jen Wilkin's book God of the Covenant. We meet on Tuesday mornings in Common Grounds at
10 AM.  more here
Community
PRC Interest Gathering &
Volunteer Training Info
Thursday, August 15 7 PM
Informational gathering, Tour, History and Vollunteer Opportunities & Light Refreshments, THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 7 PM at PRC, 1510 Willow Lawn Dr., 23230. Sign up for Fall Volunteer Training. Cost $38. More 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:  http://bit.ly/StGilesYouTube