Introducing Summer Sisters 2024!

Summer Sisters is a wonderful opportunity for the women of Parkway to get to know each other through different fun events, gatherings, and studies - and to invite others, some who may not be connected with Parkway or a home church, to join in on the fun!


EVENTS

I THIRST

LED BY: Jackie Turner & Dale Perez
MEETING DATE(S): Thursdays June 13, July, 11, and August 15 at 12:30pm
LOCATION: Varies (See Below)
MATERIALS NEEDED:  Money for Lunch
FULL DESCRIPTION:  Join your Parkway Sisters for some delicious lunch and fellowship. June 13 @Zheng Garden (Woodlake Commons); July 11 @Rico's Mexican Restaurant (13728 Hull St. Rd.); and August 15 @Taziki's Restaurant (14221 Hull St. Rd.)

CARDMAKING DIY

LED BY: Crystal Saunders
MEETING DATE(S): Tuesday, June 25, 6:00-8:30pm; Monday, July 22, 5:30-8:00pm; and Monday, August 19, 5:30-8:00pm
LOCATION: ScrapU (3529 Courthouse Rd, Richmond, VA 23236)
MATERIALS NEEDED: $10-$12 per person - All materials are included except adhesive. Bring your own refillable tape runner adhesive or purchase there for $8.
FULL DESCRIPTION: What better way to have cards ready for those special times than to take this class. During this time, you will create a variety of fun and beautiful cards using different ideas and techniques. By the end of the class you will have made six (6) cards that you'll be proud to send to family and friends. All materials will be included except for adhesive. Bring your favorite adhesive or we will have some to purchase for an additional $8.00. All classes are beginner friendly! (JULY IS CHRISTMAS CARD THEMED!)

PIES WITH PAM

LED BY:  Pam Chewning
MEETING DATE(S): Monday, August 12
LOCATION: Pam's Kitchen (1336 Avatar Dr, Powhatan, VA 23139)
MATERIALS NEEDED: $10 to cover ingredients for your pie
FULL DESCRIPTION: Learn from "Pie Maker Pam" how to make your own pie from scratch! Choose from three delicious pie recipes to make and take home while enjoying fellowship with your Summer Sisters! Registration limited to 12 guests please.

RIVER TUBING FUN

LED BY: Kendra Males
MEETING DATE(S):  Wednesday, July 17 @10:30am (for an 11:00am departure)
LOCATION: James River Reeling & Rafting (265 Ferry Street in Scottsville, Va 24590)
MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • $30 per person (includes tax, tube, parking, and shuttle ride) check your keys in the office (do not bring your own tube) Must be 6 years of age or older, minors must have an adult with them. (if 25 or more sign up, price will reduce price by $3).  IMPORTANT:  Venmo @kendra-males or personal check to Kendra by 6/23/24, so she can register everyone as a group. That way everyone will be on the same shuttle bus and launch together down the river at the same time. If you want to register yourself after 6/23/24 do so @ www.reelingandrafting.com for the 11:00 am departure.

FULL DESCRIPTION: Float and Soak down 4 miles down the James River (2-4 hours, 3 hours is average) tubing run.

  • Arrive 30 minutes before departure, 30 people can ride in one shuttle, multiple shuttles can depart at our time (the more the merrier)
  • Wear: swimming attire, shoes (water or tennis shoes to be worn in the water, NO flip flops), sunscreen optional: hat, sunglasses, life jacket or PFD (your comfort level, water in the past has been slow and people did not wear)
  • In your car for after the float: change of clothes and shoes, towel, snacks or picnic lunch, water
  • There are hot showers if you would like to shower after the float, You can also rent a cooler for $10 (if you want to hydrate while floating, not necessary IMO, no glass containers) 
  • (if 25 or more sign up, price will reduce price by $3), fill out the activity waiver on the website in advance www.reelingandrafting.com 
FRUIT PICKIN' PALS

LED BY: Kendra Males
MEETING DATE(S): Wednesday, July 3 @10:30am (Rain Date July 10); Saturday, July 20 @10:00am (Rain date July 27)
LOCATION:
 July 3 @ Swift Creek Berry Farm (17210 Genito Rd, Moseley, VA 23120) and July 20 @Hanover Peaches (6012 Elder Ridge Ln, Mechanicsville, VA, 23111)
MATERIALS NEEDED: Cash and credit cards are accepted to purchase berries. Containers are provided, but bring a bag incase they run low. No admission charge. Wear comfortable shoes, hat, and sunscreen.
FULL DESCRIPTION:
Come join us in picking blueberries and/or peaches for some yummy summer desserts.

I SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM

LED BY: Kendra Males
MEETING DATE(S):  Mondays July 8, August 5, and August 12 @1:00pm
LOCATION: Varies by Date
MATERIALS NEEDED: Money for your favorite flavors.
FULL DESCRIPTION:
Meet for a sweet treat at various local ice cream shoppes. July 8 @ Brewsters (11221 Hull Street Rd); August 5 @Cold Stone Creamery (13261 Rittenhouse Dr. #16); and August 12 @ Gelati Celesti (13487 Hull Street Rd)

A PRAYING LIFE BOOK STUDY

LED BY: Leslie Fitzgerald
MEETING DATE(S):  Thursdays June 13-July 18 from 10:00am-12:00pm; (no meeting July 4)
LOCATION:
Parkway Baptist 
MATERIALS NEEDED: The book, A Praying Life by Paul Miller, (not the study guide) may be purchased on Amazon or other outlets.
FULL DESCRIPTION:
Gather with sisters to share insights on this book study as we explore the Christian Prayer Life.

MORNING COFFEE BREAK

LED BY: Jessa Cobean
MEETING DATE(S): Wednesdays June 26, July 17, and July 31 @10:00am
LOCATION:
 The Cobean Home (4708 Summer Lake Court, Moseley, VA 23120)
MATERIALS NEEDED: Just bring yourself unless you use a particular kind of creamer or if you really want to bring a treat to share.
FULL DESCRIPTION:
Ladies, join us for a very casual time of fellowship over coffee! Childcare is not provided, but you’re welcome to bring your kids along, if that would allow you to attend.

BAKING DOUGH BREAD

LED BY: Kaci Jenkins
MEETING DATE(S):  Saturday August 3 from 10:00am-12:00pm
LOCATION:
The Jenkins Home (2035 Fairlane Drive, Powhatan, VA 23139)
MATERIALS NEEDED: Bring a pint size jar for the starter to take home and a large mixing bowl to make your bread.
FULL DESCRIPTION: I'd love to share my recipe for delicious homemade sourdough bread. We will walk through the steps together and you will go home with your starter, for next time, a loaf of bread ready to bake and a fully baked loaf ready to enjoy!! Max 10 ladies.


OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES

We're excited about the possibility to meet needs & bless others. This year we will focus on a new outreach opportunity for each month. Stay tuned for more details about each ministry opportunity. We pray that you'll join us!

  • JUNE - Parkway Feeding Ministry
    We will collect blessing bag items June 9th and June 16th. We will deliver bags on Saturday, June 22. Women, meet the Feeding Ministry team at the Parking Lot beside Kid to Kid at Commonwealth Mall, @ 7:30 am to travel together to distribute downtown Richmond. Items you can donate include the following: 12 oz. Gatorades, toothbrushes, deodorant, razors, travel size shampoo and conditioner, individual snacks, cooling cloths.
  • JULY - Worthdays
    We will be filling Worthday (Birthday) Boxes for children in foster care, including reusable duffle bags & personalized belongings. Look for specific information to come on how you can donate to these young people who often get little or nothing for their birthdays.
  • AUGUST - Honor Your Elders
    Join us as we minister compassion and Jesus' love to residences of a local nursing home. Details to be announced later.