Category Archives : Church News


Thank You First Presbyterian Church Simpsonville, SC

We are very grateful to First Presbyterian Church, Simpsonville, SC, for their support for Thornwell’s children. Recently, our very own Pastor Hayes Noble was invited to preach during the Sunday worship service. Afterward, the congregation presented Pastor Hayes with 60 brand new towels collected during a church towel drive to benefit Thornwell’s kids! Many, many [...]

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Port Orange PC Preschoolers fundraise for Thornwell

Many thanks to Theresa Schwalbe, Director of the Port Orange Presbyterian Church Preschool and her staff for introducing the preschoolers of Port Orange PC to the gift of giving, and for sharing the fruits of their hard work with Thornwell’s children: Theresa writes: I am forwarding to you pictures of our fundraiser we held this [...]


Baking Bread for Communion

During the first week of April, Thornwell Christian Educator, Finley Sutton, gathered the younger children in the kitchen on the first floor of the Nelson Building to sift flour, roll-out dough, bake fresh bread and learn all about Christian Communion and why it an important part of Christian life. “It is a time to remember [...]

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Thornwell Youth Lead Worship on Palm Sunday

Sunday, March 28, the youth of Thornwell did a great job leading the worship service, as Hartness-Thornwell Memorial Presbyterian Church celebrated Palm Sunday. Just before the worship service began, the young men of TPH Cottage, Tyler, Kenyon, Mario and TJ, greeted each person with a palm branch as they entered the sanctuary. During the Gathering [...]

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