St. Giles' Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Jefferson, Maine

  • St. Giles' in Jefferson. Maine

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 Sale and Heavenly Pies

Mark your calendars for July 28th — for St. Giles’ Annual Book and Heavenly Pie Sale.

More to come!!


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.

We are looking for bakers of Heavenly Pies, so please consider what sort of and how many pies you are able to donate. Please contact John “the Pie Man” to let him know what you are able to contribute. Pies may be ordered ahead — we will take orders starting in June. Pies will be available for pick up on the day of the Book and Pie Sale.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sun
24
Jun
9:30 am Morning Prayer
Morning Prayer
Jun 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Morning Prayer is led by St. Giles’ licensed lay leaders. The Holy Eucharist is not celebrated. Coffee Hour is served after the service.
9:30 am Sunday School
Sunday School
Jun 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Sunday School is being held on the 2nd Sunday of each month, with an addition of March 25 to celebrate Palm Sunday. All children ages 3 – 10 are welcome. Sunday School teachers have taken...

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Sun
1
Jul
9:30 am Holy Eucharist
Holy Eucharist
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am
Holy Eucharist is celebrated on most Sundays. Morning Prayer service is held on occasion.
Sun
8
Jul
9:30 am Holy Eucharist
Holy Eucharist
Jul 8 @ 9:30 am
Holy Eucharist is celebrated on most Sundays. Morning Prayer service is held on occasion.
Sun
15
Jul
9:30 am Holy Eucharist
Holy Eucharist
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am
Holy Eucharist is celebrated on most Sundays. Morning Prayer service is held on occasion.
Sun
22
Jul
9:30 am Holy Eucharist
Holy Eucharist
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am
Holy Eucharist is celebrated on most Sundays. Morning Prayer service is held on occasion.
Sun
29
Jul
9:30 am Holy Eucharist
Holy Eucharist
Jul 29 @ 9:30 am
Holy Eucharist is celebrated on most Sundays. Morning Prayer service is held on occasion.

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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.

The Food Pantry is seeking donations of personal toiletries — soap, lotions, shampoos/conditioners — and diapers. Please contact Aaron to arrange a drop-off of these items.

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St. Giles’ Sunday School

Sunday School is held on the second Sunday of every month for children ages 3 – 10. Sunday School starts at 9:30; children join the regular service prior to the celebration of the Eucharist.

Children participate in activities based on Bible lessons. They share those activities with the parish members and Giles, the church mouse.

There will be no Sunday School in July or August. Beginning in September, Sunday School will be held on the second and fourth Sundays.

 

Backpacks and School Supplies

At the end of June, we will begin collecting backpacks, school supplies, and money for our annual outreach effort on behalf of our local school children.  If you see some bargains, you can shop any time! Backpacks and school supplies will be given to Jefferson, Whitefield, and Windsor Elementary Schools for the fall.

Second Chance Clothing

“Second Chance Clothing,” a ministry at the First Baptist Church in Waldoboro led by Debbie Morin, accepts gently used clothing. If you would like to make a donation, please call Debbie at 701-9770 to arrange delivery or pick-up.  Please spread the word, if you know of anyone who could benefit from this ministry.

St. Giles' Episcopal Church - Jefferson, Maine | A member of The Episcopal Diocese of Maine, The Episcopal Church, and the Worldwide Anglican Communion