UPCOMING EVENTS

Beginning Sunday,  February 10th , we will move forward with one worship service together at  11:15 a.m.  We are excited for the opportunity to come together in worship on a regular basis. Children will be invited into worship and then to Sunday School following the Children’s sermon and the Adult Sunday School class will continue to meet at its regular time of 10:00 a.m.    Young musicians will be featured the next several Sundays:  January 27th , oboist Robbie Burleson will play from the Oboe Concerto in D minor by Marcello;  February 3rd  violinist Ashley Yoon will play movements from Bach's unaccompanied Sonata #2;  February 10th  will feature our own Clay Brock, violinist;  February 24th  clarinetist Margaret Szwast will play.     KINDERGARTEN SUNDAY  – Our SPK children will sing and participate in the worship service on  February 10th.  Everyone is invited to join us at a luncheon in the Fellowship Hall after the service.

Beginning Sunday, February 10th, we will move forward with one worship service together at 11:15 a.m. We are excited for the opportunity to come together in worship on a regular basis. Children will be invited into worship and then to Sunday School following the Children’s sermon and the Adult Sunday School class will continue to meet at its regular time of 10:00 a.m.

Young musicians will be featured the next several Sundays: January 27th, oboist Robbie Burleson will play from the Oboe Concerto in D minor by Marcello; February 3rd violinist Ashley Yoon will play movements from Bach's unaccompanied Sonata #2; February 10th will feature our own Clay Brock, violinist; February 24th clarinetist Margaret Szwast will play.

KINDERGARTEN SUNDAY – Our SPK children will sing and participate in the worship service on February 10th. Everyone is invited to join us at a luncheon in the Fellowship Hall after the service.


NOTICE OF CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

There will be a Special Meeting of the Congregation Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. before the worship service in the sanctuary to elect Nicole Schuerman to fill an at-large vacancy on the Nominating Committee.


SHAW CENTER VOLUNTEERS  – Homework helpers are needed at the Shaw Center on Mary Street. The children are mostly lower and middle elementary level and they arrive about 2:45 and work on homework until about 4:00. For more information and to volunteer, call Ms. Williams at 843-478-8743 or Delonza "Flip" Simmons at 843-252-1130. The Shaw Center receives support from our mission budget and this is a hands-on way to be involved.

SHAW CENTER VOLUNTEERS – Homework helpers are needed at the Shaw Center on Mary Street. The children are mostly lower and middle elementary level and they arrive about 2:45 and work on homework until about 4:00. For more information and to volunteer, call Ms. Williams at 843-478-8743 or Delonza "Flip" Simmons at 843-252-1130. The Shaw Center receives support from our mission budget and this is a hands-on way to be involved.


Join us for Wednesday Night Suppers starting at 5:30 p.m. followed by bible studies, rehearsals and activities at 6:15 p.m.    Wednesday Nights are all about fellowship, discipleship & growing in our faith at Second. Join the midweek fellowship in 2019! We split into groups at 6:15, so you can join in a book study even if you aren't able to make it to supper.  We have study groups for all ages, including adults.  Scott Kerkstra will be leading a  Men's Book Study  and there are a few  Women's Groups  that meet upstairs.   We hope you will join us!   All children & youth are invited up to the Youth Room or downstairs to the nursery at 6:15. We will start our evening of discipleship with a recreational activity that relates to our lesson. From there we will break off into our age-appropriate studies. Each week our  youth  put their faith into action through study, art & service. Our  elementary  students learn about the powerful, miraculous and awesome ways God works in the stories of our faith. Our  preschool  students even take part in learning the Bible stories.   Supper is $5 for adults and $3 for children with a $15 family max.

Join us for Wednesday Night Suppers starting at 5:30 p.m. followed by bible studies, rehearsals and activities at 6:15 p.m.

Wednesday Nights are all about fellowship, discipleship & growing in our faith at Second. Join the midweek fellowship in 2019! We split into groups at 6:15, so you can join in a book study even if you aren't able to make it to supper. We have study groups for all ages, including adults. Scott Kerkstra will be leading a Men's Book Study and there are a few Women's Groups that meet upstairs. We hope you will join us!

All children & youth are invited up to the Youth Room or downstairs to the nursery at 6:15. We will start our evening of discipleship with a recreational activity that relates to our lesson. From there we will break off into our age-appropriate studies. Each week our youth put their faith into action through study, art & service. Our elementary students learn about the powerful, miraculous and awesome ways God works in the stories of our faith. Our preschool students even take part in learning the Bible stories.

Supper is $5 for adults and $3 for children with a $15 family max.


SECOND EDITION BOOK CLUB  will meet next to discuss  The Silkworm  by Robert Galbraith, penname alias of J.K. Rowling. It is a "Cormoran Strike" murder mystery. Join us on Tuesday, January 15th at 6:30 p.m. at Sharon and Bob Hoffman's at 1021 Bowman Woods Drive in Mt Pleasant.

SECOND EDITION BOOK CLUB will meet next to discuss The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith, penname alias of J.K. Rowling. It is a "Cormoran Strike" murder mystery. Join us on Tuesday, January 15th at 6:30 p.m. at Sharon and Bob Hoffman's at 1021 Bowman Woods Drive in Mt Pleasant.


Young adults & families are invited to come for brunch & fellowship the 1st Sunday of each month. The group will meet at the front door of the Education Building after the 11:15 service and walk/drive to our restaurant of choice.  For more information contact  Liv Looney  or  Lee Lingle .

Young adults & families are invited to come for brunch & fellowship the 1st Sunday of each month. The group will meet at the front door of the Education Building after the 11:15 service and walk/drive to our restaurant of choice.

For more information contact Liv Looney or Lee Lingle.


SOUPER BOWL OF CARING  is coming up in conjunction with the big game on February 3rd.   This year our money collected will again go to    Sea Islands Hunger Awareness Foundation      Fighting Island Hunger With Healthy Food and Clean Water One Meal At A Time    27% of Wadmalaw residents and 15% of Johns Island residents live below the poverty level. That is nearly 4,000 people who struggle with hunger here on the islands. Founded at the beginning of 2015, the foundation was formed from a desire to ensure consistent and dependable sources of food to reach the people in need.  We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with local organizations as they seek to do kingdom work in the world.

SOUPER BOWL OF CARING is coming up in conjunction with the big game on February 3rd.

This year our money collected will again go to
Sea Islands Hunger Awareness Foundation
Fighting Island Hunger With Healthy Food and Clean Water One Meal At A Time


27% of Wadmalaw residents and 15% of Johns Island residents live below the poverty level. That is nearly 4,000 people who struggle with hunger here on the islands. Founded at the beginning of 2015, the foundation was formed from a desire to ensure consistent and dependable sources of food to reach the people in need.

We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with local organizations as they seek to do kingdom work in the world.


Save the date for VBS!   Community Vacation Bible School at Second Presbyterian Church  June 23-27, 2019

Save the date for VBS!

Community Vacation Bible School at Second Presbyterian Church

June 23-27, 2019


We partner with the PDA to help serve in times of great need. You can respond to the devastation of both local disasters, like the California fires and recent hurricanes, and those abroad, like the tsunami in Indonesia and earthquake in Haiti, with your prayers and by donating directly through   Presbyterian Disaster Assistance   .   Give, Act, Pray.

We partner with the PDA to help serve in times of great need. You can respond to the devastation of both local disasters, like the California fires and recent hurricanes, and those abroad, like the tsunami in Indonesia and earthquake in Haiti, with your prayers and by donating directly through Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. Give, Act, Pray.

Dates are being determined for the next New Members Class. Please get in touch with  Cress  if you are interested in joining Second Presbyterian.

Dates are being determined for the next New Members Class. Please get in touch with Cress if you are interested in joining Second Presbyterian.


Join us on the second Sunday of every month for a time of food, fun and intergenerational fellowship following the 11:15am worship service. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Forgot your dish to share? No problem, join us anyways! We hope to see you there.

Join us on the second Sunday of every month for a time of food, fun and intergenerational fellowship following the 11:15am worship service. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Forgot your dish to share? No problem, join us anyways! We hope to see you there.


We are excited to announce that Clarissa Rider, soprano section leader, will lead the Children’s Choir on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. and children will be able to join in the Youth Room for regular discipleship programming around 6:20. Choir will officially begin on Wednesday,  February 6th .

We are excited to announce that Clarissa Rider, soprano section leader, will lead the Children’s Choir on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. and children will be able to join in the Youth Room for regular discipleship programming around 6:20. Choir will officially begin on Wednesday, February 6th.


Help us stock the church freezer with meals that we can take, as needed, to church members who have lost a loved one, had a baby, been sick, had surgery, etc.  Contact  Liv  for more information.

Help us stock the church freezer with meals that we can take, as needed, to church members who have lost a loved one, had a baby, been sick, had surgery, etc.

Contact Liv for more information.


Montreat Youth Conference   Conference held June 9-15th for all current 8th-12th graders.   Email Liv  to sign up.

Montreat Youth Conference

Conference held June 9-15th for all current 8th-12th graders.

Email Liv to sign up.


Check back for the next "Beautify the Yard" date.    Bring your family, cleaning tools, and enjoy the sun as we beautify the church’s yard!

Check back for the next "Beautify the Yard" date.

Bring your family, cleaning tools, and enjoy the sun as we beautify the church’s yard!


Check back for upcoming events in relation to our ongoing involvement with the Illumination Project. The faith community's mission is to plan and implement an ongoing community-wide effort wherein people of various races, cultures and faith traditions regularly pray together for the success of the Illumination Project, and deepen their own understanding across groups so they are more able to collaborate in community-wide good works.

Check back for upcoming events in relation to our ongoing involvement with the Illumination Project. The faith community's mission is to plan and implement an ongoing community-wide effort wherein people of various races, cultures and faith traditions regularly pray together for the success of the Illumination Project, and deepen their own understanding across groups so they are more able to collaborate in community-wide good works.


The Tywanza Sanders Legacy Foundation was created to honor Tywanza, son of Felicia Sanders, who was one of the victims of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church next door. The foundation is on a mission to give youth opportunities to pursue their education and entrepreneurial dreams.  Find more information and ways to donate through their  website .

The Tywanza Sanders Legacy Foundation was created to honor Tywanza, son of Felicia Sanders, who was one of the victims of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church next door. The foundation is on a mission to give youth opportunities to pursue their education and entrepreneurial dreams.

Find more information and ways to donate through their website.


A new Travel Club will meet once a month for people to gather to talk about travel experiences, future plans, and hopefully even take some weekend trips together. Contact Nicole (nschuerman@yahoo.com or 630-853-4734) for more information.

A new Travel Club will meet once a month for people to gather to talk about travel experiences, future plans, and hopefully even take some weekend trips together.
Contact Nicole (nschuerman@yahoo.com or 630-853-4734) for more information.


LIFE OF THE CHURCH

CHURCH ACTIVITIES

Early Morning Kickboxing & Power Lifting, Young Professionals Fellowship Groups, Young Families Group, Women’s Bible Study Group, 2nd Presbyterian Men’s Society, Youth Fellowship Gatherings, Annual Oyster Roast, Second Edition Book Club, Second Presbyterian Travel Club, Seersucker & Fancy Hat Sunday, “Seconds Please” Tea Room, “Supper at Second” Wednesday Night Fellowship, Game Night, Talent Show, Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, Vacation Bible School, Summer at Second (summer camp), Community Thanksgiving, Food Drives for Lowcountry Food Bank and Sea Islands Hunger Awareness Foundation, Parents’ Night Out Youth Fundraiser, Souper Bowl Sunday, Operation Christmas Child, Journey (Campus Ministry), Advent Workshop, Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat, Christmas Pageant

ENGAGING OUR COMMUNITY

PARTNERSHIPS

Easter Egg Hunt with First Scots, 1st Wednesday Men’s Luncheon at St. Philips, Gospel Choir & Spiritual Ensemble, Community Worship Service at Thanksgiving, Community Worship Service on Maundy Thursday, MUSC Camp Communication, Hands of Christ, Sisters in Serenity, The Shaw Center, Charleston Illumination Project, Sophia Institute's Social Justice Racial Equity Collaborative, Beth Heyward Missions, Bible Foundation Shipping, Loving America Street, Laundry Matters, Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy, Colin McKay Grant Home, Coward-Bolivia Service, One80 Place, Feeding of the Multitude, Florence Crittenton Home, G.O.A.L., Habitat for Humanity, Heifer International, Help for Haiti, Kai Dutton Fund, LEAP, Medical Benevolence – Congo, Medical Missions, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, Presbyterian Communities of SC, Presbyterian Student Association, Rural Mission, Star Gospel Mission, Thornwell Home, Tywanza Sanders Legacy Foundation, Water Mission