UMW December General Meeting Dinner

Please join us for the Shandon United Methodist Women in Faith Christmas Dinner and General Body Meeting. At this dinner, we will recognize Shandon UMW’s Woman of the Year, enjoy special music by the Heart ‘n Soul ‘Heartbeats’ jazz ensemble, and enjoy good food and fellowship with one another. Our evening will also include a time of reverence as we remember those women of our UMW who have passed away in 2022. 

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 6pm in Player Hall

$10 per person, which includes dinner.

Dial it Down… Intentionally Simplify Your Christmas

Join Joanna Kleckley for lunch in room Knox 209 after church at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, to discuss Jen Hatmaker’s book “7 Days of Christmas”. Invite a friend, sister, mother or daughter, as ladies ages 14 and older are welcome. Enjoy a simple lunch ($8) and learn ways to leave behind the exhausting, draining parts of Christmas. Depart at 1:30 p.m., refreshed and ready for a joyful advent season.

No need to read the book, but if you’d like, here is the link.

Register by November 30 . For questions, contact Ruthie Taylor at 803-318-7484.

Greening Our Faith – Wreath Making Class

Two sessions are available this year! Do you love the smell of fresh cedar and Frazier fir? Would you enjoy creating something with your own hands that would be unique and meaningful as you prayerfully enter the Advent season? A Hands-On Experience Weaving Flora and Faith Led by “B & B” (Bea Daves and Betty Neal) Wednesday, November 30, 10:30 a.m. -12:00 and 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the gym. Experience with us a time of devotion and creative expression a time of devotion and creative expression with us, making your own fresh wreath. We will provide the instruction, guidance, materials, and a prayerful devotion. Space is limited. Advance registration and payment ($30) are required. Register online at If you have greenery you’d like to donate, please get in touch with Susan Curran at

Mobile Mammography Bus

The Prisma Health Mobile Mammography Van is coming again to Shandon on Friday, December 16, 2022, in Shandon’s parking lot across Devine Street. If you are 40 years of age or older, no doctor’s order is required. All of those under the age of 40 will have to have an order. All participants need to bring their insurance card and a picture ID. Note: You cannot schedule a mammogram within six weeks of receiving a COVID Booster shot. Reservations may be made by calling 803.434.9100. Be sure to specify that the location is for Shandon United Methodist Church.

Bus Trip to State Fair

Are you ready for some Fiske Fries? What about a footlong corndog? If so, join us on Wednesday, October 19, for a fun, food-filled trip to the South Carolina State Fair. Admission is free, but you will need money for lunch. We will explore the exhibits, animals, rides and enjoy lunch. The bus will depart from Shandon UMC at 10:45 a.m. and return around 2:00 p.m. Space is limited to 14 people.