Minutes for Missions
GAP ITEMS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER
(Please, no fruit cups)
Please place items in the decorated container in the church office,
remembering that if you forget to bring an item, you are welcome
to contribute cash or checks (made payable to GAP Ministries).
Greene Street Diner
Green Street Diner is a ministry that prepares and distributes meals
to GAP Ministries clients after its Sunday evening service.
Saint Andrew is scheduled to provide this meal on the 2nd Sunday
of each month, unless otherwise noted here.
Green Street Diner will not be held this month. The next Greene Street Diner
on December 10, 2023. Those interested in participating in packing and distributing
the meal to GAP clients should meet at the Fellowship Hall at 5:00 pm.
Saint Andrew will be having Lunch and Learn events starting in November.
A lunch and learn is a fun way to combine learning and socializing. There
will be a variety of topics presented at the lunch and learn events
that will be if interest to all. So bring your lunch and enjoy a time of
fellowship and learning. The lunch and learn events will take
place in the Fellowship Hall starting at noon.
November 15, 2023
Come hear from our own Rose Chandler Johnson, award-winning
author of Sweet Iced Tea: Experiencing God in the Midst of Everyday
Moments, a devotional journal. Her devotions, poems, short stories and
articles have appeared in numerous publications over the years. In
addition to her devotional journal, Rose has written two novels: Refuge
at Pine Lake and My Father’s House. Come hear Rose talk about what lead
her to becoming an author and the rewards and challenges she
encountered along the way. Rose will have copies of her books available
at the event for purchase and autographing.
December 6, 2023
Come hear from our own Margaret Woodard, current Executive Director
for the Downtown Development Authority. Margaret is a Nashville, TN,
native whose career spans decades in both public and private service.
She is involved with the Keep Augusta Beautiful project and her personal
mission to give back to the community through volunteerism.
Margaret will speak on what is currently happening in Augusta and
what is planned for the future.
Saint Andrew Book Club!
The Saint Andrew Book Club is off and running. The first book chosen
for discussion at the next meeting on November 5, 2023, is The
Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek. The meeting will take place after
service in the Fellowship Hall. Members are welcome to bring their own
It is not too late to join the club. If you are interested in joining the club,
talk to Cindy Lesniewski or join us at the next book club meeting on
November 5, 2023, in the Fellowship Hall after service.
GAP Ministries Fundraising
Kroger Community Rewards
Here is another way to support GAP Ministries that cost you nothing.
If you shop at Kroger, you can designate an organization that will receive
a portion of each transaction you make. Kroger donates annually to
participating organizations based on your percentage of spending as it
relates to the total spending associated with all participating Kroger
Community Rewards organizations.
You will need a digital account with Kroger. If you do not currently have
an account, you can create one by clicking on the Sign In link and then
Create Account. Once you have a digital account, you can follow these
steps to link your account to the Community Reward organization.
1. Sign in to your digital account.
2. Search for your organization at https://www.kroger.com/signin?redirectUrl=/account/communityrewards
3. Enter the name GAP MINISTRIES OF AUGUSTA, INC in the box under
Find an Organization and click on the magnifying glass to search.
4. Select the appropriate box for GAP MINISTRIES OF AUGUSTA, INC
from the list and click “Enroll”.
Your selected organization will also display in the Kroger Community
Rewards section of your account. If you need to review or revisit your
organization, you can always do so under your Account details.