Overview

Women in the Saxe Gotha Women's Ministry showing off their ribbons

Presbyterian Women

Saxe Gotha is blessed to have many women within the congregation who are committed to the word of Christ in a variety of ways. They gather to learn about God's word and serve others in His name. These women participate in a number of activities such as: luncheons, circles, Bible study groups, aerobics and congregational care small groups.

‍Presbyterian Women's Spring Luncheons:
Our annual spring luncheons are for women of all ages and are held in April or May. Each year, an inspirational speaker is featured.

SGPC Women's Circles
If you would like to learn more about the women's circles at SGPC, be sure to see our current Women's Circles list. It includes when and where the circles meet and leadership contacts.

Monday Morning Bible Studies

Debbie Knight's Monday Morning Bible Study is held on Mondays at 10:00 am in Room 152 - Library. This Bible Study will resume in the Fall.

Diana Patterson's Monday Morning Bible Study is held on Mondays at 10:30 am at O'Hara's Bakery Café.

Aerobics
‍Saxe Gotha will keep you fit and healthy year round. Vicki Beatty, our Aerobics Director, is a high energy instructor who keeps aerobics fun! Vicki leads the majority of the weekly sessions that take place both morning and evening in the Fellowship Hall. We offer Cardio Aerobics, Advanced Step, Body Sculpting, and Hi/Lo Aerobics/Weights. Please contact Vicki Beatty (803.926.9917) for more information, or click to view the Aerobics Schedule (currently, the classes are being held on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 9:00 am).

‍Congregational Care Ministries

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Compassion and the love of knitting/crocheting have been combined into a prayer ministry that reaches out to individuals in need of comfort or solace. Many blessings are prayed into every shawl that's created. The shawl maker begins with prayers for the unknown recipient and the intentions are continued throughout the creation of the shawl. Upon completion, a final blessing is offered before the shawl is sent on its way. If you like to knit, or would like to learn to knit, then this ministry needs you. The group meets on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month (during the school year) in the Main Building, Room 154 from 10-11:30 am. This ministry is for beginners and advanced knitters, as instruction is provided for those who are new to this craft and ministry. Newcomers only need to bring needles. To get involved in this ministry, please contact Polly Askew at aep4h128@windstream.net (or contact by phone at 803.359.7263).

WinGS: Widows in Group Share
This extra wonderful group of ladies get together monthly to provide support and share with each other in their unique journey of being a widow. Gathering to share a meal at a local restaurant every second Saturday of the month, they provide each other with vital fellowship, friendship and support, and have a lot of fun along the way! All widows are welcome no matter the age! Co-Chairs are Jan Harrison and Carol Harden. For more information, please contact Jan Harrison at aep4h128@windstream.net (or contact by phone at 803.520.6640).

Presbyterian Women's Ministry Council and Committees

Women’s Ministry Council
Meets the first Sunday of each month at 4:00 P.M. in Room 155. Council is made of a Moderator, Moderator-elect/Women’s Luncheon Coordinator, Secretary, Treasurer and Women’s Circle/Small Group Leaders and the Decorating Committee Chairs. For more information, please contact Michelle Smoak at smoakfamily199@gmail.com.

Decorating Committee
Madonna Moore and Sandy Walker co-chair our decorating committee and coordinate and implement special holiday decorating at Christmas and Easter including decorating the Sanctuary and sale of Poinsettia’s and Easter Lilies. Many hands make light work and volunteers are necessary to assist in the Decorating Committee’s responsibilities. For more information and to volunteer, please contact Sandy Walker at swalksan@aol.com (or contact by phone at 803.331.0192).

Women’s Spring Luncheon Committee
This committee is formed each year and works with the PW Moderator Elect to plan and implement our annual Women’s Spring Luncheon. Committee forms in January each year and the luncheon normally occurs in April or May. For more information, please contact Michelle Smoak at smoakfamily199@gmail.com.

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