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TENNEY, Margaret

The life of longtime St. Michaelite Margaret Tenney

Some weeks ago, we lost a true saint of St. Michael’s Church. Margaret Tenney was in our choir for many years and is now singing in the heavenly choir! Margaret’s son Charles wrote a wonderful reflection on his mother’s life.  Whether you knew Margaret or not, read her son’s remembrance while pondering, what might be…

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Anglican Leadership Institute

A month to remember     By Peter C. Moore Our Third Anglican Leadership Institute is now history. Sixteen marvelous Anglican leaders have now rejoined their families and resumed their ministries. And what a great group they were. They spanned the full Anglican spectrum:  from the rector of a comfortable downtown parish in a mid-sized Australian…

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Treasurer’s Report

By Gary DiCamillo Each year St. Michael’s stages the Global Impact Celebration (GIC), a two-week program presenting, discussing and recognizing our church’s dedication to mission. This year’s GIC was particularly successful as we disbursed over $233,000 to outreach ministries in the Holy City, Hurting Coast, and Hungering World. Total mission giving in 2016 was $234,054,…

Vestry Report

By Hal Frampton The Vestry held a regular monthly meeting on January 26, 2017. The primary topics of discussion were as follows: Year End Financials and Stewardship Treasurer Gary DiCamillo reported that the church finished the fiscal year strong. Final income and expenses for 2016 track the church’s 2016 balanced budget, and the church has begun 2017 with no debt. In addition,…

Open Hands Full Hearts

Dear Anonymous Valentine, Thank You!

On Monday, February 13, the members of the St. Michael’s Church staff were greeted by beautiful gifts, sweet treats and kind notes at their office doors and stations. We were all blessed and touched by this gracious gesture. Thank you to the anonymous folks who took a moment out of their day to show us…

How Small Acts of Faith Lead to Great Works of God

Insights on Ministry in Kenya from Lucy Mwaura   By Betsy Henderson The Women’s Ministry committee of St. Michael’s was honored to host Lucy Mwaura as the speaker for this year’s GIC Women’s Luncheon on Saturday, February 11. Wife of Pastor Simon Mwaura, Lucy is also the manager of the Home of the Good Shepherd orphanage in Nyahururu, Kenya. Through an interview led…

Relevant Children’s Ministry

Help Families Set Up No-Phone Zones by Dale Hudson  A big part of our job as children’s ministry leaders is to influence the primary influencers of children…which is their parents. Cell phones are a great tool for families. It can help them stay connected, keep a closer tab on where their children are, provide quick access to information and much more. But cell phones…

Daddy Daughter Dance

We joined our friends at St. Peter’s Church for their 5th annual Daddy Daughter Dance on February 10. We had our dads with preschool daughters through college grad daughters dancing the night away. This was a true reflection of FAMILY MINISTRY. Parents putting their faith in motion and celebrating their children.   The church came alongside its people to create a space…

St. Albans at the Citadel

Greetings from St. Albans – The Citadel! It is hard to believe that the fall semester is already behind us and that the spring semester is in high gear! As Father Al announced in the fall, St. Michael’s has increased its college ministry presence at The Citadel, specifically coming along side St. Alban’s, the Anglican ministry already established on campus. Many of…

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Two Historic Milestones for St. Michael’s Church

The season of Epiphany is an exciting season that follows Christmas and details the three wisemen following the star to see the Christ Child. The wisemen experienced that magnificent “aha” when they saw for themselves the infant Jesus. Epiphany, therefore, is a missional season of the church year, where we leave our comfort zones following…

Authentic Partnership with Mother Emanuel Goes Deep

During the trial of Dylan Roof, St. Michael’s Church was fully engaged in four different ways. First, the connection center on Broad Street was turned into a respite center for officers covering the trial. We called it our LEO (Law Enforcement Officer) hospitality room. Second, we hosted lunches nearly everyday for the families of Mother Emanuel. St. Michael’s staff and volunteers came…

Letter from US Attorney

  January 27, 2017 Dear Reverend Dr. Zadig and Reverend Dr. Booman, As we finish the trial of the Emanuel AME massacre, I thank you for the care you lent to the victims, survivors and family members during the federal trial. e nature of the crime and the deep faith of the victims, survivors and family members meant that the spiritual support…

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Prayer Walk

The St. Michael’s Prayer Walking Ministry is a small group of members of our fellowship who have a strong desire to pray for our city and see revival break out in the Charleston community. We meet on the fourth Sunday of each month, after the 10:30 am service, in the Belser Building, for a light lunch…

Burwell Boykin Reflects on 4th Healing Prayer Mission to India

Burwell Boykin Dedicating her life to God by ministering to the masses in the slums of Calcutta, Mother Teresa was apparently known to have gnarled feet. Ever the generous servant, She always took the last, and thereby the worst, of the shoes which had been donated. Over time this took quite a toll on her feet. A similar figure, Jackie Pullinger ministered to…

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New Heart and Home Partnership

In October of 2016, Bishop Lawrence called me to ask if St. Michael’s Church would consider adopting the existing church plant in North Charleston (Church of the Resurrection).  It was an exciting request!  Since that time, an organic partnership between St. Michael’s Church and Church of the Resurrection has developed, including joint meetings both with…

Meet Dean Osuch, GIC 2017 Visiting Missiologist

GIC Opportunities to Meet Dean Osuch 10:30 am Holy Communion, Rite II with Simon Mwaura, missionary from Kenya 12:00 Noon GIC Celebration Luncheon (Kinloch Room) Dean Osuch from TMS-Global (formerly The Mission Society)   About Dean Osuch Dr. Dean Osuch is a Chaplain at Norcross Co-Operative Ministries and works as the Director of Church Partnership at The Mission Society (now TMS-Global). Dean completed his Masters…

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Meet Joe Stringer, GIC 2017 Speaker

GIC Opportunity to Meet Joe Stringer 12:00 N First Wednesday Men’s Luncheon at St. Philip’s Church Parish Hall Speaker: Joe Stringer, Author of Ten Commandments for Business Your Workplace: Mission Field About Joe Stringer Joseph Stringer is a Christian author and the Charleston Director for the South Carolina Christian Chamber of Commerce.  The vision of the SC…

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Meet Simon & Lucy Mwaura, GIC 2017 Visiting Missionaries

GIC Opportunities to Meet Simon Mwaura Sunday, February 12, 2017 8:00 am Holy Communion, Rite I with Simon Mwaura 9:30 am Chapel Service with Simon Mwaura 10:30 am Holy Communion, Rite II with Simon Mwaura GIC Opportunities to Meet Lucy Mwaura Saturday, February 11, 2017 11:00 am GIC Women’s Luncheon with Lucy Mwaura, missionary from Kenya (Kinloch Room) Register…

Meet Peter Rothermel, GIC 2017 Visiting Speaker

GIC Opportunities to Meet Peter Rothermel Sunday, January 29, 2017 8:00 am Holy Communion Rite I with Peter Rothermel 9:15 am Tool Time: Heart & Home Mission with Peter Rothermel 12:00 Noon GIC Opening Reception – Family on Mission Together – talk led by Peter Rothermel and Jonathan Ziman Wednesday, February 1, 2017 5:30 pm Worship on Wednesday Healing Service (WOW) Guest Preacher: Peter…

Tool Time Schedule

SUNDAY MORNINGS 9:15-10:15 | KINLOCH ROOM JANUARY 8    Matthew Wilkinson teaches Theology of Epiphany JANUARY 15   Anglican Leadership Institute, guest presenter JANUARY 22   Emmanuel Kolini, former Archbishop of Rwanda JANUARY 29  Peter Rothermel, Diocesan Director for Faith Formation FEBRUARY 5   St Michael’s Mission to India, team presentation FEBRUARY 12  GIC (Global Impact Celebration), guest presenter FEBRUARY 19  ACNA…

Meet Hope Banks

Meet Hope Banks our newest additions to Toddler Time Preschool  Hope is the niece of Swain & Robby Marion and is a graduate of the Clemson life program in 2015. Hope grew up in Mount Pleasant and attended Bishop England High School. Hope has always spent a lot time helping take care of children and knows no stranger. We are truly blessed…

Our Bodies Proclaim the Gospel Conference presented by Christopher West on January 21, 2017 in Charlotte, NC

An Introduction to Theology of the Body for All Christians Come and experience your dignity as male and female created “in the image of God”! (Gen. 1:27) In an ever-changing modern world, Christians are challenged with how to respond to questions like: What Makes Us Human? Why Are We Created Male and Female? What Is the Meaning of Marriage? What is “Love”…

Faithfulness, Giving & Discipleship by Mark Avera

I remember thinking the “B” word was a negative thing when I was a kid. Then I grew up and got married and thought it was a necessary thing. My wife didn’t like it though. Oh, sorry — I suppose I ought to clarify, lest some of you continue thinking down the wrong road. The “B” word is “budget.” To my wife…

Treasurer’s Report through September 2016 by Gary DiCamillo

November and December are busy months for your vestry and clergy as we complete the 2016 fiscal year and develop a budget plan for 2017. Our principal aim is to fulfill St. Michael’s transformation, children/youth, pastoral, worship and mission ministries. Each of these ministries has a purpose and a plan and we budget appropriate expenses to meet these plans. Of course, we…

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Lessons from a Season of Alpha by Whitney Ozment

Tuesday nights at 6:15 p.m. have become very near and dear to my heart during the last couple of years. God has used Alpha to completely transform my life, my marriage, my family, business relationships and the way I see the world.  When Matt and I started visiting St. Michael’s, we were immediately drawn into…

Restoring Our Foundation Ministries by The Rt. Rev. Alex Dickson

Restoring Our Foundations Ministries is led by Archbishop Emmanuel Kolini, and his wife Freda. Emmanuel Kolini served as archbishop of Rwanda from 1997 – 2012. They came to Rwanda from the Congo shortly after the deadly conflict in Rwanda between the Hutu and Tutsi tribes. Upon his retirement, Emmanuel and Freda spent much time in prayer seeking to discern how they could…

Volunteer Appreciation Sunday

Sunday, November 6 at 12:15 pm Rectory Yard (Kinloch Room in the Belser Building if it’s raining) All St. Michael’s volunteers will be treated to a reception honoring their service. The Saint Michael’s Staff will be the host.

Prompted to Pray by Linda Prince

Joe and I moved into our Old Village home in January of 2015 and soon thereafter were blessed to call St. Michael’s our church home. In moving here, one experiences an overwhelming sense of gratitude. Gratitude for the beauty around every corner and gratitude for a Spirit-filled church. One morning while driving across the Ravenel Bridge, Joe said, “Do you think we…

On Feeding the Black Horse…

It was in that last hour of sleep, sometime after the depths and before the sun. The dream inserted itself and left a hoof-print. Joe and I were on day three of our weekend at Camp St. Christopher. The occasion was Healing Prayer Level I which could more aptly be titled, Holy Spirit 201. But, back to the dream. In the dream,…

Prayer Corner

Prayer Corner Please pray for St. Michael’s Church and our mission, which is to transform every heart and home, the Holy City, the Hurting Coast, and the Hungering World through Jesus Christ. Pray specifically for the Rt. Rev. Mark Lawrence and his family; for Lowcountry Pregnancy Center, Next Steps and Barnabas Ministries of Charleston, Living Hope, The Pink Bus Ministry with St.…

Toolbox for Sunday, June 12

Printable Version of Sunday, June 12 Toolbox Title and Topic  In his Sabbatical message June 5, our rector taught that, “Sabbath is the cornerstone of discipleship”; therefore, we encourage you, your life groups, and your families to join us as we take some “time in” with Jesus to “rest in God and receive His best” this summer. We will return to our…

Toolbox for Sunday, June 5

Printable Version of Sunday, June 5 Toolbox Title and Topic  Discipleship and Sabbath Scripture Luke 7:11-17 Hebrews 4:9-13 Teaching Questions/Ideas Up to God in Worship What words of the Psalms or other hymns has God used to encourage or challenge you this week? How does God’s work in your life through these words move you to thank and praise Him? Into Community…

Toolbox for Sunday, May 29

Printable Version of Sunday, May 29 Toolbox Title and Topic  Discipleship Under the Power of the Holy Spirit Scripture Psalm 96 Galatians 1:1-12 Teaching Questions/Ideas Up in Worship How has the Holy Spirit guided you in the truth of Christ this week? What praise and thanks will you offer to God as a result? Into Community 1.     Think about a…

Who’s Serving the week of January 21 – 27

Vestry of the Month: Altar Guild/Flower Guild: Group II _________________________________________________ 8:00 am Ushers:  Heyward Horton, Roy Cole Reader/Chalice Bearer: Frank Barnwell POP/Chalice Bearer: Trish McGuinn Prayer Ministers: Cynthia Straney, Molly Hull Coffee Host: Kate Marjenhoff _________________________________________________ 9:30 am Team Captain: Amanda Tatem Worship Team: Ken, Anne, & Margaret Hyde, Annetta McNabb, Shannon, Eli, & Elias Deeb, Amy, Edwin, & Edward Thompson _________________________________________________…

Toolbox for Sunday, May 22, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, May 22, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Discipleship Under the Power of the Holy Spirit Scripture Romans 5:1-5  (God’s love poured out through Holy Spirit) John 16:12-15 (Holy Spirit purveyor of Truth) Teaching Questions/Ideas Up in Worship What about the message, worship, or experience of Pentecost Sunday has caused you to praise God? Into Community 1.    …

Toolbox for Sunday, May 15, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, May 15, 2016 Printable Toolbox Scripture Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104:25-35 Genesis 11:1-9 Romans 8:14-17 John 14:8-17, 25-27 Teaching Questions/Ideas Up in Worship                                                                                                                                               How has God moved you to be a part of His restoring work through the Day of Healing Prayer and the message and blessing of last Sunday? Where have you seen God open His hand…

Toolbox for Sunday, May 8, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, May 8, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  THE CONFERENCE ON RESTORATION WEEKEND: Renewing the Foundations Releasing the Vision Transformation and Witness Scripture Leviticus 9:22-10:3 Amos 9:11 Teaching Questions/Ideas Up in Worship What truth about God did you learn through the scripture passages and message last Sunday that has helped you worship Him? Into Community 1.  What…

Toolbox for Sunday, May 1, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, May 1, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Restoration: How does the Resurrection Restore Leadership? Transformation and Witness The resurrection teaches that the way up is the way down. Scripture 1. 1 Timothy 4:6-16 2. Luke 6:27-31 Teaching Questions/Ideas Up in Worship What restoring work has God done this week that causes you to praise, thank, and worship…

Toolbox for Sunday, April 24, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, April 24, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Restoration: How does the Resurrection Restore the World? Transformation and Witness Can you imagine a world where there is no more crying, no more tears, no more mourning, no more pain and most of all, no more death?  Think about that for a minute, no more death?  Amazing, yet this…

Toolbox for Sunday, April 17, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, April 17, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Restoration: How does the Resurrection Restore the Church as the Bride of Christ? Transformation and Witness Jesus loves us so much he didn’t just depart to heaven leaving us without hope.  He promises Simon Peter the beauty of a movement beyond the Resurrection. Scripture Ephesians 5:25-30 Matthew 16:13-18 Teaching…

Toolbox for Sunday, April 10, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, April 10, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Restoration: How does the Resurrection Restore Hurt and Pain? Transformation and Witness The betrayal of Jesus by Peter takes our breath away no matter how many times we’ve read it. This kind of betrayal is one of the worst forms of pain. Yet after the resurrection, who does the…

Toolbox for Sunday, April 3, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, April 3, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Restoration: How does the Resurrection Restore Relationships? Transformation and Witness The Christian faith is less a doctrine and more a relationship. Yet why is it that our relationships can be turned upside down even with Christians? The Resurrection has an answer for that. Scripture 1. John 20:19-31    …

Toolbox for Sunday, March 27, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, March 27, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Title and Topic: The Resurrection Roles Shame, Pain Death and Grief Away, CELEBRATE! Transformation and Witness Did you know that CELEBRATION is a discipline? How can we be silent when Jesus destroys death in the Resurrection! TODAY WE HIT OUR FINAL SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINE…CELEBRATION!!!!! The constant takeaway is this: People…

Toolbox for Sunday, March 20, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, March 20, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Lent: Disciples Live in Obedience Transformation and Witness Yes, Obedience/Submission is a discipline! Defined, obedience is the ability to lay down the terrible burden of always needing to get our own way. How through obedience to Jesus can we walk differently from a world that seems to live an…

Toolbox for Sunday, March 13, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, March 13, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Lent: The Disciple Lives a Life of Temptation and Needs the Disciplines of Confession Transformation and Witness Confession through the Holy Spirit serves as one of the great defeaters of temptation and transformers for the Disciple. Today’s takeaways: The Disciple will know the difference between private and public confession.…

Toolbox for Sunday, March 6, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, March 6, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Lent: The Disciple Lives a Life of Temptation and Needs The Disciplines of Daily Study Transformation and Witness The Study of the Word of God through power of the Holy Spirit serves as one of the great defeaters of temptation and just as it transforms Jesus, it transforms the…

Toolbox for Sunday, February 28, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, February 28, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic  Lent:  The Disciple Lives a Life of Temptation and Needs The Disciplines of Fasting Transformation and Witness Fasting through the power of the Holy Spirit serves as one of the great defeaters of temptation and just as it transforms Jesus, it transforms the Disciple. Today’s takeaways: The Disciple will…

Lenten Prayer Request

Lenten Prayer is simply an opportunity for me to pray personally for you about anything going on in your life and ministry. I will be taking these submissions with me on my annual Lenten retreat and pray up a storm for you! How can I pray for you? Are there things going on in your life you would like me to know…

Toolbox for Sunday, February 21, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, February 21, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic Lent:  The Disciple Lives a Life of Temptation and Needs The Discipline of Prayer Transformation and Witness Prayer through the Holy Spirit serves as one of the great defeaters of temptation and just as it transforms Jesus, it transforms the Disciple. Today’s takeaways: The Disciple will know how to…

Toolbox for Sunday, February 14, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, February 14, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic Lent 1: The Disciple Lives a Life of Temptation and Needs Disciplines Transformation and Witness Okay, from Advent, to Christmas, to Epiphany, we get spiritual whiplash as we turn to Lent. Lent is a pretty intense time of preparing ourselves in heart and mind for the most powerful season…

Toolbox for Sunday, February 7, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, February 7, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic Final Epiphany Sunday…Superbowl!  Mission as Super Celebration of Discipleship Transformation and Witness In many ways, the test of our discipleship comes down to a day like today, our faith promise Sunday. It’s the day we put our money where our mouth is, our resources where our hearts are, the…

Toolbox for Sunday, January 31, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, January 31, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic Epiphany 4:  Some of the Hardest Mission of All, Our Hometown! Transformation and Witness It’s been said it’s easiest to do mission work in foreign lands. Today we realize again the hardest mission work for a Disciple is the mission to one’s own family, friends and community. From Jeremiah,…

Toolbox for Sunday, January 24, 2016

Click here for the Sunday, January 24, 2016 Printable Toolbox Title and Topic Epiphany 3:  What the Disciple Needs for Mission Transformation and Witness As we continue in this greatest missionary season of them all, we come to what is required to take on the journey of mission. It’s quite amazing to see not only what Jesus asks his Disciples to take…

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St. Michael’s Sanctuary and Cole Farms

2 Corinthians 9:13 Because of the ministry you have provided, others will Praise God for the obedience that accompanies your profession of the Gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else. When you walk into St. Michael’s Church during Advent, it increasingly takes your breath away. The flower…

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Tuesday Courage for Our Confirmation Candidates

1 Peter 3:15 “Always be ready to give the reason for the hope you have within you.” Picture the scene: It’s a dark and chilly Advent Tuesday morning, at the very unholy time of 6:30, and I’m going where? Each Tuesday during advent, one of our confirmation candidates faithfully gave witness at the early morning…

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Christmas Life Group Blessing

One of the joys of this year has been not only talking about the Life Group ministry, but also actually being part of one! Libby and I have hosted our group for two years, and it has become the one of the highlights of our lives. But this past week, our group turned a corner:…

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Praying from atop the Steeple

You may not know this, but the Diocese of South Carolina is divided into deaneries, which are groups of regional parishes. Our deanery consists of St. Philip’s Church, St. John’s Church (Hanover Street), The Cathedral, Holy Cross (Sullivan’s Island) and Christ Church (Mt. Pleasant). About every six weeks, the clergy of the deanery get together…

Disturbing Trend

Because Charleston has a such a strong heritage of faith and faithfulness, we are normally behind the averages when alarming statistics about faith and church pop up—but not this one. In his article below, Art Heinz points out a very troubling statistic that is red-hot nationally and locally: a trend where more and more folks are going to church monthly if they…

A Brief Reflection on Skipping Church

Heinz makes the key point that worship is about advancing our spiritual lives, and that often comes at a cost. This is evident in the following real-life testimony of a parishioner, who has given me permission to share her experience. Dear Fr. Al: This past Sunday, you caught me as I was rushing in with baby Finn (and the Operation Christmas Child…

Sabbatical Leave

n remaining obedient to Scripture and the biblical policies of the Diocese of South Carolina, the Zadig family will be going on sabbatical for three months, beginning Sunday, June 5. Our diocesan policy on sabbaticals is as follows: “In the Lord’s life we see intense activity and contact with people alternating with time apart, time to listen and to be replenished. Clergy…

New Life

by Robert Burnett I had the privilege recently of participating in the funeral of a longtime St. Michael’s member who had, in recent years, taken ill with a degenerative disease. I say “privilege” because it is an honor to share such an intimate event with a family. The day began at the graveside in Magnolia Cemetery, overlooking a tributary of the Cooper…

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Did You Know?

She’s a lovely ole gal, isn’t she?  Our church has graced the skyline of Charleston with her fine lines and proportions for over 250 years.  And as you might imagine, it takes a lot of paint and some unusual equipment to get her painted.  The recent steeple painting by steeple jacks from Robert Morgan &…

Vestry News

After months of hard work and combing through details, the Vestry passed a balanced budget for the 2016 fiscal year at its December meeting.  We have tightened the belt to bring expenses in line with income projections based on years of data, and with God’s help we anticipate a solid ministry year undergirded by solid fiscal responsibility.  Thank you for your faithfulness…

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Spring Alpha Director: David Gilkeson

I first heard of Alpha from my sister-in-law from England where she was taking the course.  Upon moving to Charleston and visiting churches, my minister from Virginia recommended St Michael’s.  My late wife and I started coming to St Michael’s in 2012 and attended Spring Alpha in 2013.   Being a Christian for many years,…

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Men’s Peninsula Lunches Resume

New location and day! 82 Queen Restaurant Thursdays, 12:00 – 1:00pm The Men’s Peninsula Lunches has a new home! Nestled in downtown Charleston’s historic French Quarter for the past 33 years, 82 Queen is known for its gracious Southern hospitality and fresh local cuisine. Join other downtown professionals for an hour of good conversation, inspiration,…

The Ministry of Women Advent Brunch: a Reflection

On Saturday, December 7, 2015, St. Michael’s Ministry of Women hosted the annual ladies’ Advent Brunch – made remarkable this year by the Brunch prepared by our own Director of Missions and chef extraordinaire, Andy Hein!  The men of the Church (Andy Hein, Jay Siebels, Rev. Mark Avera, Tom Acker, Bruce Bahlav, Matt Ozment, Gary McLauren, Rev. Al Zadig and Mikell Scarborough)…

Life Group Ministry: an invitation to join a women’s neighborhood Bible study

Beginning the first week of January 2016, weekly neighborhood Bible studies will be held in homes around the Lowcountry. These groups are designed for women of all ages who are looking to study God’s word and fellowship with other women of St. Michaels. All groups will follow along with the Toolbox (www.stmichaelschurch.net/toolbox) that the St. Michael’s Clergy and Staff have organized.  We…

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Toddler Time Has Expanded!

Our philosophy is to promote the needs of the individual child through developmentally appropriate activities enhancing spiritual, physical, emotional, social and cognitive growth in a nurturing Christian environment. Our purpose is to further St. Michael’s mission statement: Transforming Hearts Through Jesus Christ. Toddler Time 1, 2, 3 & 4 is a one year program designed…

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Tool Time Track 2 Begins Again January 10

Track 2: The Truth Project (Chapel) Resumes January 10th at 10:45 am Led by David Booman & Scott Cave The Truth Project by Dr. Del Tackett This study is the starting point for looking at life from a biblical perspective. Each lesson discusses in great detail the relevance and importance of living the Christian worldview…

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Cultivating an attitude of gratitude starts today

by DiscipleLand “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) How Kids Think Some children wonder, “Why can’t I have what I want?” They would like all their desires to be gratified. Regrettably, they often fail to show…