14 MARCH 2018

March 18, 2018

9:10 AM Prayer Time :: Prayer Room
9:30 AM Traditional Worship::  Sanctuary
9:30 AM Adult Discipleship Class :: Robins Room
11 AM Contemporary Worship :: Patterson
11 AM Adult Discipleship Class :: Adult Classroom Upstairs

Coffee & Fellowship in Common Grounds between services

March 25-9:30 AM

Invite your friends and family to attend a special musical presentation on 
Palm Sunday, "The Seven Last Words of Jesus", by Th é odore Dubois, featuring the St. Giles Chancel Choir, directed by Ben Miller, with Linus Ellis on organ and joined by members of the Richmond Symphony.

St. Giles & Children's Garden PreSchool
Saturday, March 24 || 10 AM 

Come join us for some Christ-centered Easter FUN!! 
Bring the kids, the grands, neighbors and friends for an Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn. (Ages 2-12 - meet up in Patterson with their Easter Baskets).

RSVP Heather Agnello, hagnello@stgiles.org

Open Fellowship 
Live Musical Presentation
Thursday, March 15
Matthew O'Donnell, entertainer, folk singer and multi-instrumentalist based out of Charlottesville will give a creative and delightful Irish program of song and stories for Open Fellowship on March 15 . 

Bring a dish to share at 12 Noon and sit back and enjoy the gleeful sounds and happy early celebration of St. Patrick's Day! 

The Flowering of the Cross
A St. Giles Tradition
You are invited to bring fresh-cut flowers from your private garden to decorate the cross on Easter Morning. The cross will be placed on the corner lawn for all to admire. Please bring your flowers and small bouquets on April 1, 9:30 AM.

Need an Oil Change??
This year's theme, "Give Me Oil For My Lamp" offers just that. 

Come away for a night and day retreat with the women of St. Giles and get refilled and recharged with the oil of the spirit and sweet fellowship. This year's Guest speaker is Evelyn Haycocks, pastoral intern at Grace Downtown of Winchester, a ministry born out of a desire to affect the unchurched. For details and to register see Jane Harler, or register on Connection Card.

Elizabeth (Liz) Maybach Memorial Service

A Memorial Service, hosted by her husband, Wayne Maybach, will be held March 24, 1:30 PM, at the Salisbury Country Club,  13620 W Salisbury Rd, Midlothian, VA 23113, followed by a Celebration of her life. All are invited, however, Wayne respectfully requests an RSVP if you plan to attend the Celebration. Please RSVP to the Church Office, 804.282.9763, lthomas@stgiles.org, or on the CONNECTION CARD.

Also, Wayne has requested if anyone has photos of Liz during her church life with the 
St. Giles family, he would like to borrow them for the ceremony. Please mark them for return and bring to the church office by 3/15. 

Option #1 - St. Patrick's Day Meal: Irish Stew with Beef, Carrots, Potatoes and Cabbage, 
Lime Jell-O salad, Irish Cake

Servers: Team #5 - Tom & Marci Meeks, John & Jane Harler, Jean Halsted

Please make reservations on Connection Card on Sundays or call the church office to reserve your meal by Noon Mondays. Cost for Adult Meals, $7.50, Child, $4.50, 
Maximum per family, $18.

   Women's Fellowship
Tuesday Bible Study

The exciting new Tuesday study will begin March 6. 
"If You Want To Walk On Water You've Got to Get Out of the Boat" 
by John Ortberg addresses getting out of our comfort zone. 

See Jane Harler if you wish to order a book.

"I Can Only Imagine" - The Movie

Women's Fellowship Group Meet-up
Sunday, March 18 || 4 PM
Bowtie Theater (off the Boulevard)

Join some of the ladies of St. Giles this Sunday, March 18 to see the inspiring movie about the amazing true life story which inspired the beloved song of hope and grace by Bart Millard, lead singer of MercyMe.

If you enjoy seeing fresh flowers in the Chancel on Sunday mornings, please consider 
sponsoring a floral spray. You may dedicate the flowers in memory or in honor of loved ones, 
or commemmorate anniversaries and birthdays of family members. 
The arrangements are $65 and are yours to take home after the service. 

Here's an idea -- when you pick up your arrangement, disassemble the florals into several mini-bouquets and take one to a shut-in,  along with a bulletin, after church.

Sign-up Calendar is in the Welcome Center.

Part-Time Position @ the Study Center - Development Director

The Study Center is currently seeking to establish a new part-time Development Director position.  We are looking for someone who enjoys meeting with people over coffee or lunch, believes in the work of the Study Center, and might organize informational gatherings once or twice per year.
Applications can be requested by calling the Study Center office at 285-5802.


An Invitation from the PRC

Join us to learn how you can help make this year's PRC Walk for Life a great success! PRC WALK FOR LIFE KICK-OFF GATHERING Tuesday, March 20, 6:30-8 PM at Pregnancy Resource Center of Metro Richmond 1510 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 216 Richmond, VA 23230. Join us for an informal time to learn about the PRC by touring the center, meeting the staff, and learning how you can be a part of this year's Walk for Life on Saturday, April 28.

Light refreshments will be provided! Door Prize Drawings! Please RSVP by March 16, 2018 to kmccormick@prcrichmond.org or (804) 673-4150

Children's Garden Preschool is now accepting 
applications for the fall of 2018. 
Please contact Susan Chester at  childrensgardenpreschool1@gmail.com
 with questions or to request a tour.



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