By Susan Shinn Turner If you have costume jewelry you no longer wear, the women of GIFT ministry would love to have it. They are assisting the Sweet Potato Queens in a fundraiser for the Wallace Cancer Center. The Sweet Potato Queens were formed in 2001 to raise money for the American Cancer Society. As…

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By Susan Shinn Turner Our annual “Pray for Our Schools” event is set for 6:30 pm Wednesday, Aug. 21, in the Faith Center. All students, parents, educators, and anyone with a child or grandchild going back to school are invited. “This is a time and space to pray for our students and teachers, for a…

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The holidays can be a filled with great joy, a time when we give thanks and spend time with those we love. But for those who have experienced loss, it can also be a very difficult time. Dealing with the death of a loved one, facing life after divorce or separation, coping with the loss…

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By Susan Shinn Turner Our annual “Pray for Our Schools” event is set for 6:30 pm Monday, Aug. 20, in the Faith Center. All students, parents, educators, and anyone with a child or grandchild going back to school are invited. “This is a time and space to pray for our students and teachers, for a…

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Anita Renfroe at St. John's

By Angel Owens St. John’s GIFT Women’s Ministry hosted comedian Anita Renfroe, Oct.1 in the Faith Center. Traveling with her Mother-in-law, Kay, Anita drove up that day from her home in Atlanta, after flying home from Arizona the night before. Close to 250 women, ranging from age 14 to 86, along with a few brave…

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By Susan Shinn Turner More than 50 women who attended the GIFT gathering Aug. 30 at Cauble Creek Vineyard got to meet a very special guest— Katie Luther. Katie was portrayed by Leigh Pittman of Greensboro, who has performed at other area churches and events celebrating women of the Reformation. Bif and Anita Yost, owners…

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By Susan Shinn Turner With the departure of Pastor Danielle, Lauren Stephenson has been named to the new position of GIFT Women’s Ministry Coordinator. “GIFT has started and it is awesome,” Pastor Danielle says. “It is here to stay. We’ve had 31 women attending our summer circle. We met in the morning and in the…

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