May 26, 2017

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Church Farewell to Parkway United Nursery School

Sunday, June 4, 2017 | Following Annual Meeting | 10:45 AM

Parkway Church Council will sponsor a morning tribute to the students, teachers, board members past and present at the 10:45 worship service on June 4.  All are invited to join us for a lunch with picnic fare following the service.  If you know of any former students, past teachers, and board members, please send their names and contact information to Carol Cobb at 314-965-4147 or ccjcobb@aol.com.  We would like to honor their service and attendance to this fantastic preschool.

 

 

 

Blessing of the Pets

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Sunday, May 21st at our Informal Worship Service at 11am.

If you aren’t able/comfortable enough to bring your dog, cat, bird, rabbit, mouse, snake, mouse, etc … please feel free to bring a photo of your pet – whether they are in your home today or were in the past – even your childhood. [I know of a family that will be bringing a photo of a puppy they are waiting to be old enough to come live with them!] This is our first pet blessing adventure! Thanks to our Confirmation Class for their help in planning and providing zookeeper support during the service.

Jesus Has Left the Building April 30

Jesus Has Left the Building

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00am service followed by projects | Community-wide

Share God’s love and compassion with our community through our fifth annual JHLTB! Worship at PUCC at 10:00am, then live out our mission in a day of service. Wear your PUCC t-shirt or another red shirt if possible.

 

Eight rewarding projects are available; choose what most speaks to you:

 

  1. Emmaus Homes—indoor and/or outdoor projects depending on weather. UCC’s Emmaus Homes serves adults with developmental disabilities that live in homes in many neighborhoods all around the metro. emmaushomes.org
  2. Caroline Mission Early Childhood Education Center—painting, cleaning, yard work, sterilizing toys (please bring a sack lunch or snack so we can enjoy eating together while working on the project list) Caroline Mission is a part of our UCC’s Neighborhood Houses. Learn more at neighborhoodhouses.org
  3. Sustainability Seekers—clean up trash around PUCC and plant flowers; indoor options available if raining. Join the Green Team for the day!
  4. Big Brothers/Big Sisters party—Big/Little pairs will come to PUCC for a party including games, activities, crafts, treats and more. Explore this important mission at bbbsemo.org
  5. Missouri Veterans’ Home—perform a variety show for veterans and guests during their lunch; support crew also welcome!This is a great way to love a local veteran — mvc.dps.mo.gov/homes/stlouis.php
  6. Sandwiches for St. Patrick’s Center—make sandwiches at PUCC to be shared with those served by St. Patrick’s downtown at 800 N. Tucker—stpatrickcenter.org
  7. PUCC Homebound—visit & share our love with PUCCers who are no longer able to come to church. We will bring the church to them!
  8. Cookie baking—It’s cookie time! Join us in thePUCC kitchen as we mix, bake, package, and deliver cookies to area law enforcement officers and fire fighters.

 

For the sake of planning, we ask that you PLEASE sign up for your favorite project in advance in the Gathering Space (beginning April 9), or contact Lisa Mason at lmason624@sbcglobal.net or (314) 395-4444. Each project has aspects that are suitable for all ages. These projects offer tangible ways to do God’s work in our community; don’t miss this fulfilling and fun day in the life of our church!

Fracking 101 March 30

Fracking 101

Thu, Mar 30 | 7:30-9:00pm | Heritage Room. 

Sustainability Seekers & Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom is sponsoring a talk entitled Fracking 101. Fracking is the process of injecting liquid at high pressure into subterranean rocks, boreholes, etc., so as to force open existing fissures and extract oil or gas. Fracking has lowered the domestic price of oil. However, it has a poor environmental impact. Environmentalists say potentially carcinogenic chemicals used may escape and contaminate groundwater and the air around the fracking site. Fracking is causing earth tremors. Our speaker, Connie Gray, will share her experiences living near fracking sites and the impact on her family. Contact Joan Brannigan for more information: 314-997-7698 | joan@mac.com

PUCC’s Fourth Annual COMMUNITY Easter Egg Hunt

Community Easter Egg Hunt April 8

Saturday, April 8 | 9:30am crafts & refreshments | 10:00am hunt | ages 0-11

Join us for basket decorating/crafts, refreshments, egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny!  Rain or shine and all are welcomed so invite your neighbors, friends, and family!  The Easter Egg Hunt will be divided into three age categories: 0-3, 4-6, 7-11. Don’t miss this event.

 

March 2017 Intersections: Hello, Goodbye

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February 2017 Intersections

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The Grand Blvd Hug-In

 

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Participation Form

January 2017 Intersections

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We’re Here this Morning! Join Us if You’re Up to It!

We’re here and it’s LOVE Sunday around the Advent Wreath — we’d LOVE to have you here with us!  (Our snow crew is here again – after I snapped this photo!)
 
If you’re adventurous, steady and patient if you need to thaw your vehicle — COME ON!
WORSHIP 9:30am Traditional and/or 11:00am Informal – the fourth Sunday of Advent! Join us as we gather around the Advent Wreath and re-light the candles of hope, peace and joy…adding a new flame for love.
Our Traditional Service will highlight Isaiah 40:1-5 and Luke 1:46-55 with a sermon entitled Road Construction as we continue to prepare the way for the Holy One – and for being holy ourselves. We will sing more Advent Carols (no Christmas Carols yet!) – Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus, The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came and People, Look East.
Our Informal Service will also start at the Advent Wreath then head into an original, never before seen Christmas Pageant – written by one of our PUCC Youth: Blake Lyons! Come support our children, youth and Voices of Grace.