St. Giles News
9 October 2019
Keith's Inkling
This Sunday at St. Giles
Sunday, October 13
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)

Clean Eating Workshop
October 12 :: 10 AM $25
A workshop presented by certified trainer Dalena Burke. Learn:
  • what to eat and keep it simple
  • what foods to stay balanced.
  • how whole foods affect energy, mood and ultimately life! Pay here . For more info click here Or contact Alycia Greene
Open Fellowship, October 17
Bob Ruthazer & Heather Agnello
Bob has big news from Mission RVA. He and Heather are teaming up to bring it to Open Fellowship on Thursday, October 17 and you won't want to miss it! Learn how you can be part of a missional opportunity with heart strings. Bring a dish to share at 12 noon. (chicken provided) . Program 12:45.
Hey guys! Ready to start on the right foot when you’re first up in the morning?
First Up: An Early Start with the Guys
Fridays, 6:30-7:30 AM
How about a gathering for refreshment of body (coffee!) and soul (conversation the Lord and life as a guy)? There are no requirements, other than to be of the male persuasion, and to show up early: 6:30-7:30 AM on Fridays, in Patterson (the north end of the building).  Come give it a try! See what happens when you put God first up in the day, in partnership with some brothers.
Student Ministry
Youth Fall Calendar
Some fun stuff lined up for fall. Check it out!

Faith, Fun & Fellowship
Wednesday Night Dinners
RSVP on Connection Card. Check out the Menus here for October.
IF YOU'D LIKE A STANDING RESERVATION, PLEASE SIGN UP on connection card. (Standing reservations do not renew from season to season).
Make! Studio Fall Workshops
TONIGHT! 6:30 - 8 PM
J oin Angie in the Studio TONIGHT,
Oct. 9 - Devotions and DIY - Fall Paper Flower Wreaths :  Join artist Angie for a short devotional, then try something new - a paper wreath! All materials provided. $15
Oct. 16 - Apron Making with Wendy Knuth:  Get a head start on your Christmas gifts and enjoy fellowship and fun in this simple sewing class. Create an apron from fabric in the studio or bring your own. $15 Register here
MAKE Studio Making a Difference
MAKE Studio held a mixed media art journal workshop for this kind and focused group of men and women in recovery. Special thanks to @missmartishouse and @intotheneighborhood for helping to connect with #makestudiorva!
Want to "MAKE" a difference? Click here to Volunteer with MAKE .
MAKE Studio Reaching Out
First Outreach of the week! Tiny Tykes Preschool with @chatrichmond enjoys their biweekly Studio 123 process art sessions. They spent 20 minutes exploring the colors of oil pastels and creating their portfolio covers out of paper bags. You can "MAKE" a difference. Click here to Volunteer with MAKE
All Are Welcome!
Pizza & Pumpkins
October 19, 5 - 7 PM
Come join us in Patterson for a fun-filled evening of pumpkin carving and pizza dinner.
Bring your own pumpkins and carving tools. We have paint & supplies for those who don’t carve.
Heart Song
Friday Nights 7 PM
Join us in Patterson Friday nights for a refreshing time of seeking and soaking in the presence of the Lord. No agenda. Just spirit-led worship, song and prayer.

There is no childcare for this event.
Praying for our City
Mondays, 6:30 AM
A group of St. Giles members are meeting every Monday morning at 6:30 am to pray for the city of Richmond. Please join us in the Prayer Room. Questions? Contact: Ellen Andrusia 804-514-5649.   
Kids & Family
Trunk or Treat
Thursday, October 31
Bring the kiddos and join the fun in the preschool parking lot after dark! New lighting sets the scene for a night of fun and free candy. PLUS a special treat -- JiJi Frozen Custard Truck will be onsite for fresh-made frozen custard, toppings, and "fundaes" to purchase.
Candy Collection for Trunk or Treat - Starting Now
Last year was great fun, sharing treats with our Glenburnie neighbors. We're collecting bagged candy in a tub outside the church office. ALSO, if you'd like to host a "trunk" in the car lineup, contact Patience at
Kids' Clubhouse TONIGHT!
ALL KIDS K-5th are Welcome! Join us in the Kids' Clubhouse to prepare for our Christmas Musical: the Flower of the Holy Night! Dinner 5:45 (reservation required) , Clubhouse 6:30-7:30 PM. More here .
Adult Discipleship
Adult Discipleship Classes
9:30 AM - "The Prayer Course," an 8-week study of The Lord's Prayer, led by a team of instructors.

Learn more here .

11 AM - James Anderson will teach from Psalm 23.

Meets in upstairs Adult
Discipleship Classroom.
Wednesday Night Class
A study of the book of Revelation, with Tommy Nance, following Wednesday Night Dinner.

Weekly follow-up Devotions are available for anyone interested. Request to .
Flowers in the Sanctuary
Traditional Service
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.
St. Giles Women
Monday Coffee Koinonia
Stony Point Panera, 3:15 PM
St. Giles sisters, is your busy life is 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! See more here or talk to Sarah Hill .
Women's Tuesday Bible Study
9:30 AM Common Grounds
 What feels shaky in your world? Are you overwhelmed by the problems you’re facing or the pain you’re feeling? Maybe you feel hurt by the past. Disappointed by the present. Worried about the future. If so, you are not alone, but there is hope. You can live with security and purpose. Join us Tuesdays, 9:30 AM, in Common Grounds. More here (refreshments served).
Grace Circle - NEW!
Thursdays, 10:30 AM
A new addition to Women's Ministries! Designed for women to connect and do life together in a small group setting. Hosted by Alycia Greene and Heather Agnello. Meets in Man Cave. Childcare available upon request at
Attention Small Group Leaders. Looking for a project with a huge impact?
Jobs for Life Meal Providers Fall - STEP
Provide a meal for a STEP Jobs for Life class this fall! Time spent sharing a meal together is the heart of the relationship building that is central to each JfL student's success.  Sign up here , or email Briana Duclos:
Victory Reading Tutors at STEP - 1 DAY A WEEK
Nurture children through the school year both academically and spiritually as you tutor a small group of 1-4 in reading skills. Meets Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:45. Email Bekah at to learn more! 
STEP Fall Banquet
October 17, 6:30 PM
Want to learn more about STEP? Join us at our fall banquet. Thursday, October 17, 6:30 PM. Guest speaker is Algernon Tennyson. . Register at
Bob Fitch Invites Us To Join Him at the Joseph’s Way Seminar- October 19
J oseph’s Way is holding a Legal Issues Seminar on pending legislation that could impact Christian families, schools, churches, and ministries. The Seminar is free, and will be held at Third Church on October 19, from 9 to 12, with another hour of discussion at noon, over lunch (available for purchase) . For more information check , and to register go to:
The Servant Messenger Morning Retreat - October 26
TSM will host a morning retreat on Saturday October 26, 9 AM- 12 PM, offering time and space to enter into the quiet to meet the Lord and receive His peace, love and joy. Participants will also have the opportunity to have personal ministry. We have a team offering prophetic prayer and a second team offering personal prayer! We hope it will be a time of refreshment and restoration. Meets at River Road UMC . Register 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: