ABOUT ST. GILES’
St. Giles' has a strong tradition of welcoming and openness. We hope to make comfortable all people who visit, try us out, or come earnestly looking for a new church home, regardless of their religious background, social situation, or political-philosophical orientation. We feel there’s a warm place for anyone at St. Giles' and we want you to feel that way too.
Within the Episcopal branch of the Anglican Church—that branch of the “holy catholic and apostolic church” stemming from centuries-old English tradition—any baptized person and anyone who desires a closer relationship with Jesus Christ is welcomed at the Lord’s Supper. Please feel free to receive Communion with us whenever you, your family, spouse, children, or friends are here.
St. Giles’ Annual Book & Heavenly Pies Sale
Come choose from a wide selection of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and books on tape at St. Giles' Annual Book Sale on Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Susan & David for more information -- 624-2569.
In addition to the Book Sale, Heavenly Pies is returning to St. Giles'. You may pre-order your favorite pies by calling Susan at 624-2569 or come to pick up a new favorite at St. Giles' on Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Quantities are limited!!
We will also draw the winning raffle ticket for Lu's Lemonade Stand, a queen-size, summer weight quilt pieced and quilted by Christine Knight and Leslie McCormick. Tickets are available until 1 p.m. on July 29 through parish members or by contacting Susan at 624-2569. Winner need not be in attendance.
Jefferson Area Community Food Pantry
St. Giles’ is the fiscal sponsor and food distribution site for the Jefferson Area Community Food Pantry formed in August of 2015.
The Pantry is open on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Learn more here:
Quilt Raffle — Lu’s Lemonade Stand
"Lu's Lemonade Stand" is a lightweight queen size quilt (88” x 88”) pieced and quilted by Christine Knight and Leslie McCormick. This quilt is named first for Lu Archer, a well-known Lincoln County quilter, and also for its vibrant summery colors, reminiscent of various citrus fruits, placed next to airy white triangles that give the quilt balance. Christine was inspired by Lu and her dedication and fundraising efforts to support her parish at St. Giles’ through her love of quilting. The quilt's value is estimated at $400. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Contact Susan at 624-2569 to purchase tickets.
St. Giles’ Annual Book Sale and Heavenly Pies
Bring in your gently used books, CDs, and DVDs. The book sale is one of St. Giles' primary fundraisers, supporting its outreach programs. If you are interested in volunteering either to sort or sell, please contact Susan+ or Susan G.
In addition we are looking for bakers of Heavenly Pies. The sign-up sheet is in Jewett Hall, or let Susan+ or Susan G know how many and what types of pies you will be baking.
Backpacks for K-8 Area Schools
We are collecting items to help children get ready for school! Or you may donate money for the purchase of backpacks and school supplies to go in the backpacks. Needed items are pens & pencils, crayolas, child scissors, pencil cases, sharpeners, notebooks and paper, rulers, etc. Filled backpacks are given to Jefferson, Windsor, and Whitefield elementary schools. Contact Nancy Saulniers for more information.