Community Service and Outreach
Community Service and Outreach

Oyster Roast – This annual community fundraiser continues to grow each year and has become one of St. Michael’s most anticipated events. It is held the Saturday before Ash Wednesday. In addition to all you can eat steamed oysters cooked on site, appetizers and brunswick stew are also served. The oyster roast is organized and run by members of the church who give their time to ensure this event is a success. Proceeds go to various outreach ministries and charities, locally, nationally, and world-wide.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper - Held on Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, members share in his long-standing pre-Lenten tradition. For a nominal fee, enjoy pancakes, sausage, bacon, and beverages.

Spring Chicken BBQ - This annual community fundraising event is held in the spring at St. Michael’s. Members, friends, and individuals from surrounding areas enjoy barbeque chicken with all the fixings. Proceeds go to various outreach ministries and charities, locally, nationally,and world-wide.

SHINE Soup Kitchen - Volunteers from St. Michael’s Episcopal Church offer their time to feed the hungry and those less fortunate in Pickens County. This valuable outreach opportunity occurs at the SHINE Soup Kitchen at Simpson Academy in Easley on the second Monday of each month, starting 4:30 P.M.

Needlework Ministry – St. Michael’s needlework ministry meets the first Wednesday of the month from 1-3pm to knit and crochet. Projects include making prayer shawls for the palliative care unit at St. Francis Hospital.

Adopt-A-Highway Clean-Up - We welcome all adults who would like to help clean up our adopted highway, Powdersville Road. This beautification project is fun and worthwhile. We meet quarterly, on a Saturday morning at 9:00 A.M. Come join us – you never know what you will find!!