Calendar of Events 2020
January 12- Family Night Bowling at Strike Zone
January 24- A Meal with Friends at Jekyll Island Hotel
February 9- Love One Another/ Snowbird Luncheon
February 22- Alhambra Dinner Theater Matinee- How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
March 3-5- Thomasville Food and History Tour
March 20- A Meal with Friends at Reid’s Apothecary
April 2- Day Trip to Little St. Simons
April 19- Family Fun Night- Bingo 1- Fried Chicken and Potluck Sides
May 1- A Meal with Friends at Indigo Shanty followed by First Friday explorations
May 26-29- Sapelo Kayak Adventure
July 8- Family Fun Night- Bingo 2- Tacos and Potluck Sides
July 15- Family Fun Night- Group Painting/Art Night- Fried Chicken and Potluck Sides
August 7- Woodbine Opry
September 9- Speaker Series 1
September 27- Family Fun Night- Bingo 3- Fried Chicken and Potluck Sides
October 3- A Walk in the Woods with Mycologist Ancil Jacques
October 14- Speaker Series 2
November 11- Speaker Series 3
November 21- ONWR Pioneer Day
December 4- A Meal with Friends at Driftwood Bistro on Jekyll followed by a Christmas Lights Tour
A group about loving, connecting, serving, learning and celebrating together.
The purpose of Try Something New is to help fill the spiritual, physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs of God's older children at Saint Simons Presbyterian Church.
Spiritual Needs: Bible studies, Sunday School, preaching, contemplative space, communion to shut-ins, visitation, notes and cards, labyrinth and contemplative activities, garden space (new lot), speakers talking about current issues including human trafficking, internet usage, drug abuse, basic Bible classes, volunteer opportunities, and weekend retreats.
Physical Needs: Rides to church, rides to hospital visits, food deliveries, CPR and AED training, yoga, self defense, talks addressing aging, parish nurse, and exercise class.
Intellectual Needs: Discussion groups (speakers), book clubs, moyie- goers clubs, Isle of Hope/Wormsloe Trip, and study works of theologians.
Emotional Needs: Home visits, singles activities, support groups for those who have lost spouses, support groups for those with chronic illnesses including dementia, structured lay shut-in visitation (in addition to pastoral visitation), offer relief to constant caregivers by sitting with care receivers, celebration of birthdays, and greeting card ministry.
Social Needs: Lunch club and devotional, tours, trips, trolley rides, Lady Jane, supper clubs, classes promoting various talents of members (painting, pottery, photography, fiber arts, writing, music) cooking classes where food is prepared/eaten together and then leftovers are delivered to shut ins, plays and performances, bowling, visiting art galleries and museums
Have questions or need more info? Contact Nat Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org