St. Giles News
12 FEBRUARY 2020
Keith's Inkling
This Sunday at St. Giles
Sunday, February 16, 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)

If you would like a link to the congregational meeting video, just call Lynn at the church office, and she can send it to you.
This Week at St. Giles

We are honored to host the ladies of CARITAS this week -- our special Valentine guests. Thanks to all who volunteered, served, and gave to this endeavor. You know who you are...

For truly, I say to you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ will by no means lose his reward.
Mark 9:41
Wednesday activities resume 2.19.20.

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.


Kids' Clubhouse resumes next Wednesday, 6:30 PM, February 19.

Questions?  Contact Lindsay Sherrard,
NO Wednesday Night
Adult Class TONIGHT!
Ross Anderson is teaching from the stories of Jacob and Joseph in Genesis at 6:30 PM in Upstairs Classroom. Class picks up next week, 2.19.20.
KNITTING CLASS STILL ON TONIGHT -- February 12 in studio. Not affected by CARITAS.

February 12, 19, and 26 - Knitting 101: The 4 week class and knitting circle led by Stephanie Pluta began last week. Students ages 10 and up are welcome to join us for an introduction to knitting in a traditional circle setting. Already a knitter? Come for the fellowship. Open to children and adults. Students provide their own yarn.  $40 for 4 weeks.  

Note: The Flannel Pillowcase workshop has been rescheduled for March 21. More here
St. Giles Student Ministry
TONIGHT St. Giles Youth Serving Meal at CARITAS

To volunteer or for more information, contact Taylor Greene,

For other events and Activities designed for Students 6th-12th grades, see

Around St. Giles
Open Fellowship Thursday
February 20, 12 PM
Ben Miller is our special guest this month. Join us NEXT THURSDAY as Ben shares the history of music at St. Giles and the exciting things happening in Worship. There will be   FUN ,   MUSIC , and, no doubt,   SHENANIGANS Bring a side dish or dessert to share . Fried chicken provided.
Come and Be a Life Saver
Sat. Feb. 29, 10 AM
St. Giles is offering a class on Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillation (AED) and First Aid training, Saturday February 29 at 10 AM. The cost is $49 per person. Contact Patience Flynn to register, OR sign up on Connection Card. More details here:
Common Grounds Gallery
Featuring Local Artists
The featured artist on display are Barbara Newlin and Ginger Edwards, both from Richmond. Barbara's painting medium is watercolor and encaustic, which is a method of painting on canvas with hot wax. Ginger enjoys painting in oils and pen and ink. Their paintings will be on display until March 4th.
Kids & Family
JUNE 15-19, 9 AM-Noon
Rising 1st-rising 6th, it's time to register for the St. Giles Summer Drama Camp with Ben Miller and Heather Agnello. $75 per child or $125 per family. Exciting details coming soon. Details and Registration Here:
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 Feb. 1, so register now.
First Up Fridays 6:30 AM
Just the Guys...
Our weekly sunrise gathering of guys is back on track Fridays at 6:30 AM. Join Keith in Patterson for a weekly discussion of parables -- with coffee in hand. Mark it down and set an early alarm!
Honors Program for Men Now Enrolling
Honors is a program for men seeking a Christ-centered confidential context to pursue healing, help and health in recovery from sexually addictive behavior and relational brokenness.

St. Giles Women
Women's Tuesday Bible Study - 9:30 AM weekly
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.

Adult Discipleship
9:30 AM (Robins Rm)
The 9:30 Sunday class is in its final week of 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 is teaching from the book of Hebrews during the 11:00 hour. 
New Bible Study for Young Moms - with Christ Pres
Feb. 9-Mar. 29 7 PM
Hosted by Libby Germer of our sister church, "Women of the Word - How to study the bible with both our hearts and our minds." Held at Christ Pres., 2508 Dickens Road, RVA 23230.
Contact Claudia Palma for more information, 804-503-4060.
Make Studio - Coming UP
Work Day at MAKE
Make Creative Studio is hosting a workday to organize and sort and rearrange donations on March 7 at 10 a.m. Please join us for donuts and coffee while we "MAKE" the studio beautiful! Email if you can help. 
Children's Preschool
Preschool Summer Camps
Registration is currently open for CGP families. You will need the password to access the registration page, email Susan Chester at .
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!
St. Giles Around Town
An original play by one of
St. Giles' own, Edward Keating

 "Sacred City Alive!"
a free and original theatrical musicale.
Saturday, Feb 22, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb 23, 3:00 p.m.

Tabernacle Baptist Church 1925 Grove Avenue at Meadow St. More here
STEP Needs Volunteers
Two opportunities to make a difference:
Jobs for Life Mentors, a 12 week journey with a student, and
Job for Life Meals, a simple service with huge impact. Great for small group project. Learn more here.
TSM's February 8 Seminar
Unpacking & Processing
Prophetic Words, 9AM
Have you received prophetic words but have never known what to do with them? Learn what God is saying and how to use it in prayer.  Speakers: Sue deJesus & Elizabeth Higgins - Held at River Road UMC, 8800 River Road, Richmond, VA 23235. Register by Wed. February 5 , Elizabeth, 804-539-6626.
Common Good RVA 2020 Conference: February 29
Tickets for Common Good RVA’s 2020 Conference, Ambition & Lament: What We Want When We Want to Change the World, are now on sale! Author James K.A. Smith, keynote. More information here. Tickets $15 thru Feb. 15 ; $20 Feb. 16 and later. To Register: .
Pregnancy Resource Center of Metro Richmond
St. Giles supports the good work of the PRC of Metro Richmond. Always in great demand are diapers, wipes, onesies, and, of course, financial donations. A drop box is located outside the church office for items. Or send check to PRC, 1510 Willow Lawn Dr., #200, RVA, 23230.
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: