The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring the “Keep Christ in Christmas” Poster Contest for children ages 5-14. Entrants compete in one of three age groups: 5-7, 8-10, and 11-14. All contestants will be recognized for their participation and winners in each group will be selected. Winning posters will be forwarded for district and state level competitions. Participants are requires to furnish written parental consent. The entry form is available in the back of the chapel and can be dowloaded at www.sumterkofc.org or www.shawchapel.org. Completed forms and posters must be received by the Knights of Columbus, Post 2207 no later than December 11th, 2015. Contact Paul Burchell at email@example.com or 803-983-5004 with questions. Good luck to all particpants.
The 20th Fighter Wing Chaplain Corps is sponsoring the 2015 Christmas Tree Lighting/Religious Display Interfaith Ceremony. To begin the holiday season, this event will have a Christmas Tree Lighting, Menorah Lighting, Yule Log display, Nativity Scene display, and an Interfaith Religious Ceremony. Additionally, Children’s Choirs will perform and refreshments will be served to all attendees!
Faith groups, other than those represented above, are highly encouraged to submit a display application to be included in this special event and/or participate in the Interfaith Ceremony.
The Lighting/Interfaith Ceremony will be held Thursday, 3 December 2015, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Friendship Chapel grounds at the Shaw Drive Roundabout. All of our Team Shaw family is invited to celebrate this special event! The religious displays (except the Menorah [lit 6-14 Dec]) will be lit nightly from 3 December 2015 through 7 January 2016.
If you would like to submit a religious display and/or represent your faith group by participating in the Interfaith Ceremony, please call the Shaw AFB Chaplain Corps Team at 895-1106, or come by the Palmetto Chapel located at 433 Shaw Drive. Also, please contact the Chaplain Corps Team for all details/questions concerning displays, and/or applications. Applications will be accepted until close of business on Wednesday, 30 November 2015.
Please mark your calendar Monday, 7 December for the Shaw Deployed and Remote Family Dinner!
Who: Spouses and families of those deployed, on remote, or who have recently returned.
When: Monday, 7 December 2015 at 6:00 PM
Where: Carolina Skies Club & Conference Center
To RSVP, click HERE.
Frequently Asked Questions, click HERE. Pictures of previous dinners below: