UPCOMING EVENTS

OYSTER ROAST  Our annual community Oyster Roast will be held in the park Saturday,  March 2nd,  from 12 noon - 2:00 p.m.  Please bring a side or dessert. Adults: $8 - Children: $5 - Family max: $25

OYSTER ROAST
Our annual community Oyster Roast will be held in the park Saturday, March 2nd, from 12 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Please bring a side or dessert.
Adults: $8 - Children: $5 - Family max: $25


New members will be received in the 11:15 worship service on Sunday, March 10th will a lunch following.  Please get in touch with Cress if you are interested in joining Second Presbyterian Church.

New members will be received in the 11:15 worship service on Sunday, March 10th will a lunch following.

Please get in touch with Cress if you are interested in joining Second Presbyterian Church.


Join us for a  Pancake Supper  on Shrove Tuesday,   March 5th in the Fellowship Hall from 5:30-7pm; $5/family. Shrove Tuesday is a day of celebration as well as repentance. Lent is historically a time of giving things up, so Shrove Tuesday is the last chance to indulge.

Join us for a Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday, March 5th in the Fellowship Hall from 5:30-7pm; $5/family. Shrove Tuesday is a day of celebration as well as repentance. Lent is historically a time of giving things up, so Shrove Tuesday is the last chance to indulge.


Ash Wednesday,  March 6th Imposition of Ashes at 9am Imposition of Ashes and Renewal of Baptism at 7pm   *There will be no regular Wednesday Night programming on this night

Ash Wednesday, March 6th
Imposition of Ashes at 9am
Imposition of Ashes and Renewal of Baptism at 7pm

*There will be no regular Wednesday Night programming on this night


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.  The March 10th lunch will be a welcome reception for our new members.

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.

The March 10th lunch will be a welcome reception for our new members.


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

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. 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.


Elementary aged children are invited to join the Children’s Choir.  Clarissa Rider, our soprano section leader, leads  practice on Wednesdays  at 6:00 p.m. Practice will last about 20 minutes after which the choir children will be able to join in the regular discipleship programming in the Youth Room.

Elementary aged children are invited to join the Children’s Choir.

Clarissa Rider, our soprano section leader, leads practice on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. Practice will last about 20 minutes after which the choir children will be able to join in the regular discipleship programming in the Youth Room.


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.


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.

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.

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 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.  March 3rd we’ll walk to Bay Street Biergarten.  For more information contact  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.

March 3rd we’ll walk to Bay Street Biergarten.

For more information contact Lee Lingle.


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.   THE NAVIGATION CENTER  is the new name for the Day Resource Center that provides a wide range of daytime services for our homeless brothers and sisters, operated by Military Community Connection. The Navigation Center is located at 529 Meeting Street, 29403.

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.

THE NAVIGATION CENTER is the new name for the Day Resource Center that provides a wide range of daytime services for our homeless brothers and sisters, operated by Military Community Connection. The Navigation Center is located at 529 Meeting Street, 29403.


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


SECOND EDITION BOOK CLUB  will meet next on Tuesday, February 19th to discuss  We Were the Lucky Ones , by Georgia Hunter.

SECOND EDITION BOOK CLUB will meet next on Tuesday, February 19th to discuss We Were the Lucky Ones, by Georgia Hunter.


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 the deacons 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 the deacons for more information.


Contact Debra J. Gammons with any questions (864-386-0005 or  dgammons@charlestonlaw.edu)

Contact Debra J. Gammons with any questions (864-386-0005 or dgammons@charlestonlaw.edu)


Montreat Youth Conference   Conference held June 9-15th for all current 8th-12th graders.  Contact the church office to sign up.

Montreat Youth Conference

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

Contact the church office to sign up.


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.


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, Brunch Bunch

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