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Saxe Gotha Pres.

5503 Sunset Boulevard
Lexington, SC 29072

803.359.7770


Office Hours

M—Th 8:30 am — 5:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am — 1:30 pm

Regular Schedule

Sunday Morning
Traditional: 8:30 & 11:00 am
Contemporary: 11:00 am
Sunday School: 9:45 am
 
Sunday Evening*
Classes: 5:30 pm
 
Wednesday Evenings*
Dinner: 5:30 pm
Classes for Adults, Youth & Children: 6:30 pm

*School year programming. Check ministry pages for schedules during breaks.

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Upcoming Events

Congregational Meeting July 9th following the 11 am Traditional Service.  

Blood Drive:
Monday, July 17 (2 pm - 7 pm), Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church Gym.  To schedule an appointment, go to:  www.redcrossblood.org (Enter Sponsor Code: LexingtonUMC) or call Pansy Floyd at the Saxe Gotha Church Office at 359-7770 ext. 11.  This blood drive is sponsored by Saxe Gotha and Lexington UMC.

July  Children’s Ministry Events: 
6 - SPLASH Water Day
9 am- 12 noon.  Rising 4’s, 5’s, and 1st graders, $5 per child-includes snacks/drinks.
13 - Mission Day
8:30 am-1 pm.  Rising 4th-6th Graders, Cost $15-includes lunch.
We will serve our friends lunch at Turner AME church in West Columbia.
We will need a few volunteers if parents are interested.
21- Marathon of Madness
12:00 pm-10:00 pm, Rising 2nd Grade - Rising 5th Grade, Cost is $50.  This “marathon” event covers all things fun around town! Some things we might do are bowling, skating, painting, Japanese food, mini golfing and maybe a few more exciting things! Don’t miss it!
27 - Mission Day
9 am-11:30 am , Rising 4’s, K5, and 1st grade, $10 per child . We will spend the morning doing a small mission project around town and enjoy a yummy treat together!
 
To register or volunteer: www.saxegotha.org/ministries/children or call Lori at 359-7770 ext. 28 or llowman@saxegotha.org or Lee Ann Alexander at 359-7770 ext. 42 or lalexander@saxegotha.org.

Saxe Gotha Positions Available:  

Coordinator of MEmbership and
Coordinator of Congregational care

We would like to announce job openings for two new part-time staff positions at Saxe Gotha.  The following positions are open: Coordinator of Membership and Coordinator of Congregational Care.  After much prayer and consideration, leadership believes that separating this single position into two new positions will better serve our congregation and provide exciting new growth opportunities at Saxe Gotha. If you or someone you know are interested, please contact Alisha Hudson at ahudson@saxegotha.org.  

Click Here for detailed job descriptions
Membership Coordinator

Congregational Care Coordinator




July 2nd is the God and Country Service 
One Service Sunday & Potluck
(Potluck dinner  in the gym after the service.)
A-G dessert or salad
H-R meat or casserole
                                                                         S-Z side
If you can volunteer to help set-up, serve or clean-up, 
please contact Jennifer Gibbons:  jgibbons@marriedtomylove.com

Splash Worship will not be held on Sunday, July 2. All children ages 4 and up are invited to worship with their parents.

Summer Youth Events at SGPC   -   Friends are always welcome! 

Sunday School: 9:45 - 10:30 am, Rising grades 7-12 (Middle: RM 145-146 / High: RM 143-144)
Small Groups:Middle School small groups meet Sunday afternoons from 5-6 pm; girls meet in The Well and boys meet in the Café.  MS small groups are for rising grades 6-9.   High School small group meets Wednesday mornings from 10-11 am at Chick-fil-a on Sunset Blvd near Saxe Gotha. Grades rising 9 and up.
Wednesday Nights:  6-7:30 pm.  Grades rising 7 and up.
Lunch Bunch Meets weekly at 11:53 am at a local restaurant.  Please bring money to cover the cost of meal.  Grades rising 6 and up.

 One Time Events

  • June 30- Beach Day- Our group will be going to Edisto Beach for the day.  Details TBA.  Beach day is for grades rising 7 and up.
  • July 6 – Carowinds – Details TBA
  • July 10-15 – RYM Conference- High School
  • July 21 – Middle School Late Night at SGPC- 6pm-12am.  Late night is for grades??? Justin will let you know.
  • July 28-29 – 8pm – 7am-SGPC Light House- for grades rising 9 and up.
  • July 31- Aug 3- High School Local Missions Week- Local mission projects- Details TBA for grades rising 9 and up.
  • August 4- S Mystery Trip- Details TBA for rising grades 9-12.
  • August 11 – High School Big Mo Night – Meet at Shealy’s BBQ at 6 pm movie following at the Big Mo.  For grades rising 9-12.
  • August 12 – End of summer cookout- Details TBA- for grades rising 6 and up.

Please help our Missionaries find a temporary home!  
Jeff and Heather Ladine will be with us on home assignment from September until January. They need a 2-3 bedroom house or apartment and a car to use while they are here. They are able to pay some rent (max of $800/month).  Along with Jordy, they are looking forward to reconnecting with us and would appreciate any help you can provide.  If you have an idea, please contact Bill Andress at billandress@aol.com.

Summer Choir Sundays-
July 9 - August 13, join us at 10:30 in the choir room and then proceed to the sanctuary to sing familiar hymns for the anthem during the worship service.  If you are interested in being in the choir, but can’t make Wednesday practice or just want to try it out-this is perfect for you!  Everyone who likes to sing is welcome!
The Church Office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th.

Migrant Ministry Volunteers
will meet every Tuesday evening  (except July 4th) until Tuesday, August 8. Anyone interested should meet at the SGPC church office at 6:00 pm on Tuesdays and ride the bus to Batesburg/Leesville. Note: Some of the rural roads may be too rough for your car. Contact Pete Eckert 608-9835 for additional information.

College Sunday School Class meets in The Well (Room 148, Light House) at 9:45 am.  College students- Having a difficult time plugging in with a church?  You're not alone.  For years, one of the hardest things to do for college students is to find a church and then, if that isn't hard enough, to  find ways to plug in.  Join us, Sunday mornings at 9:45 am, as we begin our summer college SS class discussing what it would look like to ask a different question about finding a church.  Instead of trying to find a church, what would it look like to be the church?  What exactly is the church and why does it matter so much to us?  Hope to see you there! 

Nailbenders meet at 8:00 a.m. (Second Saturday of the month) at

 the Lexington Chick-fil-A (5560 Sunset Blvd.) then leave from there to assist individuals in need.  Everyone is welcome to help!  Please contact Keith Hall with questions: Nailbenders.sg@gmail.com.