St. Giles News
4 September 2019
Keith's Inkling
This Sunday at St. Giles
Regular Schedule Resumes Sunday, September 8
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)

Life Groups Come to Life This Fall
The signs show that fall is coming – school launches, football games, and here at St. Giles, a new round of Life Learn more here.
MAKE ART for Patty's Hope House
Saturday, 9/7 10 AM
Come and join us as we craft together for a cause: decorating
Waverly House. Patty’s Hope is dedicated to serving mothers of
children in foster care. Let’s make their residential home a
bright, cheerful place full of art and color! RSVP to
Women's Fall Brunch
This Saturday, 9/7 9:30 AM
The St. Giles Women's Fellowship welcomes LaTara LeSure-Hill as guest speaker for its annual Fall Brunch. Bring a dish to share and come ready to be inspired and empowered by the insight of this remarkable woman. Learn more about LaTara here.
The Miller Studio
Check out this new endeavor of our own Ben Miller.

There is More! A Weekend with Paul Martini, 9/27-29
St. Giles will be hosting Paul Martini for a renewal weekend. We believe that with the Lord there is always more: more opportunity to minister and more of the Spirit’s power to do so. Paul ministers around the world in the “more” of ministry.  Weekend schedeule here .
Faith, Fun & Fellowship
Heart Song This Friday
September 6, 7 PM
Join us for a fresh move of the spirit through prayer and praise. Every Friday Night, 7 PM in Patterson.
(no childcare for this event).
Wednesday Night Dinners
Start Back September 11
RSVP on Connection Card. Check out the Menus here for September.
St. Giles Mission RVA Volunteers
Feeding Future Leaders at TJ High
St Giles needs about 18 volunteers in teams of 2-3 willing to serve TJ Leaders for 1.5 hours on just 1 Thursday afternoon between September 12 - October 31 (2-3:30 PM). Details here
Make! Studio Fall Workshops
Now accepting registrations for fall workshops. Check out the first two coming up in September:

11 - Furniture Upcycle Workshop: Kick off our Fall Workshops with a quick course in how to upcycle or paint furniture. $15.

18 - Devotions and DIY - Journals: Each month we host a workshop with a short devotional followed by a DIY lesson. $20 (supplies included)

Congregational Meeting
For those who missed the Congregational Meeting last Sunday, August 25, you may request the link by contacting Lynn in the church office,
Kids & Family
Fall Changes to Kids Own Worship
Beginning Sunday, September 8th, during second service children 4 years old through 2nd grade are invited to participate in Kids Own Worship! Children grades 3rd and up are invited to remain in the worship service with their families. More here
Elementary Sunday School Resumes This Sunday, K-5
K-5 Elementary Sunday School will meet during the first service at 9:30 a.m. upstairs in the church house, next door to the Adult Sunday School more here.
Kids' Clubhouse Starts Back
Wednesday September 11
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 encouraged) , Clubhouse 6:30-7:30 PM . More here .
Make! Kids Fall Workshops
September 21 , 1 - 3 p.m.: 3RD- 6TH GRADERS; MAKE Recycled and Remade projects of all sorts with the items on hand in the studio. Robots? check! Tree Houses? check! Come make something out of nothing in this fun workshop.
$15 per child.  Register here.

Adult Discipleship
Adult Discipleship Classes
Fall - Starts September 8
9:30 AM - "The Prayer Course," an 8-week study of The Lord's Prayer, led by a team of instructors. Read more here .

11 AM - James Anderson will teach from Psalm 23.
Wednesday Night Class
Starts September 11
A study of the book of Revelation, with Tommy Nance, following Wednesday Night Dinner.

Devotional commentaries will be available for anyone interested. Request to .
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
Flowers in the Sanctuary
Traditional 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.
St. Giles Women
Monday Coffee Koinonia
Stony Point Panera
Mondays 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 (615-3243).
Circle of Love
September 4, 2 PM
The theme for the new season is "Mining Golden Nuggets of God's Truth Through the Richness of Inspired Writings," starting with a dramagic monologue on Robert J. Morgan's Then Sings My Soul .
First Thursday Book Club
September 5, 10 AM
Crossroads Coffee
September is Birthday Month for book club. Members will share gleanings from the past year. Regular "clubbers" and new welcome!
Women's Tuesday Bible Study
Starts September 10
 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.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Kickoff Tuesday 9/10
The St. Giles Prayer Shawl Ministry invites everyone to their fall kick off  on Tuesday, September 10, after the Women’s Ministry Bible Study.
Register at here. Questions? Contact Judy Roberts, 804-356-1916.
Confidential. Christ-centered. Biblical instruction.
Honors Group for Men Fall 2019
A group for men seeking a Christ-centered, confidential context to pursue healing, help and health in recovery from sexually addictive behavior and relational broken-ness. Starts: Wed, September 11, 7-9 PM . Register here
Learning to Treasure Hunt
Saturday, 9/21, 10 AM
The Servant Messengers' September seminar. Speaker Cathy Tankersley. Held at Welborne UMC. RSVP Elizabeth at 804-539-6626. 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: