December 16, 2017

News

Whats happening at Parkway. [Scroll down to view older posts.]

BRO Closing

BRO Closing

The Board of Religious Organizations will be distributing toys to 5500 children after Thanksgiving. The sad news is that the BRO will close after providing mission to the St. Louis Area for 95 years. To help with toy distribution, call the BRO at 314-865-1677. I have signed up for Wed, Nov 29; 12:00-3:30. Naomi Runtz: 314-993-0469 | naomiruntz@sbcglobal.net

Autumn 2017 Intersections: Our Story in Pictures


Let these photos tell the story of what we’ve been up to lately.

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PUCC Nursery Staff

PUCC Nursery Staff

Do you know someone who LOVES taking care of small children? An immediate opening exists for a Nursery Staff Member on Sunday mornings from 9:15 to 12:15. This person ideally has experience working with children 0-3 years of age. Any candidates are encouraged to contact Barb Kuhlmann at barbk@parkwayucc.org, 314.872.9330

MAD Camp

July 31-August 4| 9:00-12:30PM (with the option of childcare until 3:00PM)

 

MAD CAMP! (Music | Arts | Drama)

 

It’s here again and it’s going to be so much fun! During the week of July 31 through August 4 we will learn the music and story of the musical, “Down by the Creekbank.” We will create our scenery, make our costumes and learn the lessons of God’s love for us. Stories around the campfire and outdoor fun will all be a part of this great adventure. There will be a special performance of the musical on Friday evening! The fee is $25.00 for the week. Any additional children in the family will pay $20.00 per child. The childcare after 12:30 PM will pay additional childcare $20 each afternoon session; $100 for the week. We will explore God’s great creation and how he loves each of us. Don’t miss out! Make plans come on this adventure with us,

 

Got friends? Bring them along!

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER…

 

For more information or questions contact Barb Kuhlmann at barbk@parkwayucc.org

Carol Cobb at ccjcobb@aol.com

Documentary Film June 22

Protect the Planet!

See the Documentary Film:  From the Ashes

Thursday, June 22 | 7:00 pm | Heritage Room

Sponsored by: Sustainability Seekers and MO Interfaith Power & Light

Popcorn and drinks provided!

From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration.

From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and often heartbreaking stories about what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate. From the Ashes invites audiences to learn more about an industry on the edge and what it means for their lives.

This is a great opportunity to discuss positive actions towards a clean energy future.  Now is the time when people are standing up and demanding we protect Creation and the health of the planet.

Contact Polly Rutherford: pollyrutherford@gmail.com

Tuesday Evening Dialogue

New Book-Spiritual Defiance by Robin Meyers

On June 27th, we begin Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance by Robin Meyers: “A leading voice of progressive Christianity makes a powerful case for faith as a radical way of being in the world.”

We will discuss this book until the end of July, then break for August.

TED welcomes everyone interested in delicious POTLUCKS and interesting, informal BOOK DISCUSSIONS!  Please consider joining us.

For more information, contact Karen Boyd: kkseib@gmail.com.

Write Children in Tanzania

Notes to Africa-A Note from Cheryl Schrenker

Denyse (who is volunteering in Africa) has mentioned that the children in her village love anything involving English words.  Most students in Tanzania attend Swahili-speaking primary schools, but then are instructed in English once they enter secondary school.  It’s a challenge for teachers and students.  I’m sure the kids in her village would love to receive a written note from someone in the United States.  I also thought they would love to receive that note on a postcard with a picture on the front.  So what I’m asking, if you are willing and interested, whether you travel this summer, or stay in town, grab a postcard and write a note on it.  We’ll put a box in the gathering space or church office to collect them.  Toward the end of summer I’ll send all of the postcards to Denyse and she can distribute them.

You are a generous group of people! I thank you for all your thoughts and prayers for Denyse while she is on this journey.  Your kindness is a blessing.  Thank you!

~Cheryl Schrenker

Perform This Summer!

We Need Your Talent!

During the summer months when the choir does not sing, we invite members, both adults and youth, to provide special instrumental or vocal music for the 9:30 service.  If you would like to share your musical gifts with us over the summer, please speak with Barbara Raedeke or contact her at braedeke@aol.com.  We are blessed with many musically talented members here at Parkway and we hope they will make this important contribution to our worship!

Historic Sanctuary Evening Service | Potluck | Karaoke

Saturday, June 10 | 3-Part Event | Attend all or any portion of the event!

5:00 pm Worship service in the Historic Sanctuary: scripture, music, prayer, and a brief message.  Bring a candle or votive if you have one.  If not, we have some extras.

5:30-7:00 pm Potluck (finger foods and dessert): bring an appetizer or dessert to share!  Thanks to the Membership Care for their help.

7:00-9:00 pm Karaoke

The theme of this worship service is The Light. 

Individuals and families will light their candles together and leave them on the altar for the remainder of the worship service.  At the conclusion of the service, you will take a different candle home with you as a memory of the event.  Our goal is to provide a unique, spiritual, uplifting and memorable worship experience among the walls of our Historic Sanctuary followed by the warmth of friendship and fellowship.

 

Questions?  Contact Rosanna Hogarty, Worship Commission member,  rjhogarty@gmail.com or 314-265-7992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.