March 31, 2015

Palm/Passion Sunday: This weekend at Parkway 3-28 & 3-29

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March 26, 2015

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Prayer Updates

Mike & Peggy Mohl are celebrating the birth of their granddaughter, Cara Lina Walsh who was born today weighing in at 9lb 1oz.


Thomas Christian Osborne -baptized here last Sunday…

parents – Brandi and John; big brother – Andrew.

 

Nathaniel and Grant Doty -re-enacting the march from Selma to Montgomery.

 

Andrea Barnes – home from River Oaks; hospitalized with diagnosis of Behcet’s Syndrome.

 

Conrad Damsgaard – home from hospital after successful kidney stone surgery.

 

John Williams – bronchitis.

 

Submit your prayer request here…

Adult Education

Sundays | 9:30 & 11:00am Heritage Room

No Adult Ed this Sunday. See the April Schedule here…

Attention Town & Country Residents!

Are you a resident of Town & Country! Let us know by filling out this ridiculously short form. (You may think we already have that information, but since Town and Country has three zip codes and many opt to say St Louis in their contact information, we don’t necessarily know!)

Community Events

Lenten Adult Ed Series-

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

Sundays, Feb 15 – Apr 12

6:00-7:30pm | Heritage Rm 

Celebrating the communion of science and faith! Read more…

 

Painting For Peace in Ferguson – Book Signing & Panel Discussion

Sunday, March 29 | 6:30pm | St Louis County Library Headquarters

A new children’s book, Painting for Peace in Ferguson by Carol Swartout Klein, reaches out to children with images of hope for unity after the August 2014 fatal shooting of Michael Brown by then police officer Darren Wilson. Flyer…

 

 

Compassionate St. Louis hosts a Town Hall Meeting: Compassionate Stories

 

Monday, March 30 | 7:0pm | The Summit Rm, JC Penney Conference Ctr, UMSL

Please download this flyer and let Kevin know that you will join him for this community conversation.

We will participate on the St Louis level and think together about how we might use

it to help us with our covenant connections here at home in PUCC.

www.compassionatestl.org/

 

Faith & Food: Eden Spring Convocation April 7-8

Tue, Apr 7 – Wed, Apr 8 | Eden Seminary

This year’s convocation speakers and events focus on various dimensions of how growing, eating, and sharing food engage with important theological traditions and issues of social justice.

Neighborhood Houses Trivia Night

Sat, Apr 25 | 6:00-10:00pm | Sunset Hills Community Center | 3915 S Lindbergh Blvd

Join PUCC friends for a fun night of trivia! Let’s support the important work of Neighborhood Houses and have fun while doing it! $25 per person/ $250 per table of ten RSVP to Carmen Bumgarner: cfbum@charter.net

314-330-0813

Annual Conference Women’s Retreat

May 1-3 | Camp MoVal | Union, MO

This year’s theme is Under the Shelter of God’s Wings, with the leaders of Sue Ulmer and Devoree Crist. Registration deadline is April 1!

 

Men’s Spring Retreat

May 1-3 | Shannondale Retreat Center | Shannondale, MO

This Saturday

Community Easter Egg Hunt
pre-post-racial america

Lauren Yakel’s Senior Music Recital

Saturday, March 28 | 7:00pm | Sanctuary

The Yakel Family is hosting a senior music recital for Lauren Yakel. We would like to invite anyone who is interested to join us! PUCC has provided great support and encouragement for Lauren and we would love to have you there! Amy Yakel: da_yakel@att.net | 314-275-8039

This Sunday

It’s Palm Sunday-when Jesus and the disciples went into the City to celebrate the holy days, living out their faith and interacting with God’s people. In like fashion, we will engage in one of numerous activities to feed people, bless children, discover the stranger, provide healing, support and encourage those who are struggling, focus on personal faith journeys, honor ancestors, appreciate and enjoy nature, and much more.

Following our brief Palm Sunday Worship Service at 8:30 am, we will head off in different directions (a few choices at PUCC). In addition to various service projects, there are a few options to worship in a different context, reflecting on another tradition/culture/language during Lent and discovering ways that worshiping a higher power transcends our differences.

If you have not signed up for JHLTB3 yet, don’t fret – there’s still time! Please refer to previous email invitations and email kevin@parkwayucc.org now with your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices. We will do our best to accommodate you… some of the options have limits. Thank you!

Schedule and Descriptions

Holy Week Schedule and Descriptions…

UPCOMING


TABS (Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study)

3:00-4:30pm | Heritage Rm

Youth Night April 1: April Fools Day, Watch Out!

Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30| Fellowship Hall | Snacks & Door Prizes

How exciting that we will meet on April Fools Day! There will be plenty of fun games to play and you will have to be careful that someone doesn’t fool you! Come one, come all, it’s April Fool’s Day!

April Youth Night Schedule…

Change for Maundy Thursday NJFM Group Plans

Thursday, April 2 | 9:30am | Parkway Sanctuary

The Maundy Thursday visit to Friendship Village has been cancelled.  We will instead meet at the church at 9:30am to help arrange the pews for Easter services to be followed by a brief devotional and communion.

Town Hall Meeting Sunday, April 26

Sunday, April 26 | 12:00-1:30pm | Fellowship Hall

Joke

QUOTE

Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. You don’t have to know Einstein’s theory of relativity to serve. You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. ~Martin Luther King Jr

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Reinvest and Recreate: This weekend at Parkway 3-22-2015

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March 20, 2015

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Prayer Updates

Andrea Barnes – on her way home this week!

Ron Wilbois – struggling with multiple health concerns.

Hilda Meyer – transitioning to Cape Albeon retirement community, Valley Park.

Barb Kuhlmann & family as they grieve, remember and give thanks for her mother… Memorial Service will be here on Sunday, April 12 at 3pm.

The small island nation ofVanuatu in the South Pacific – devastating damage and loss of life from Cyclone Pam – the Category 5 Storm.

 

Submit your prayer request here…

Community Events

Lenten Adult Ed Series-

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

Sundays, Feb 15 – Apr 12

6:00-7:30pm | Heritage Rm 

Celebrating the communion of science and faith! Read more… 

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, Mar 28 | 9:30am  

Join us! 

 

Thank you to all who have so far been involved in our Sacred Conversations on Race here and in the metro. Continue the conversation by joining us on March 28 at 10:30am for  Pre-Post-Racial America by Sandhya Jha… A report and proposed action items is coming just after Easter. Please continue to pray.

 

3rd Annual Jesus Has Left the Building

Sun, Mar 29 | following 8:30am worship

As a part of JHLTB3, we are asking you to do some Spring Cleaning and bring donations of books, shoes, clothes, household items, sports equipment this Sunday, anytime during the week or next Sunday. Please place items in the corner of the Gathering Space by the light switches and History Tower. Thank you! Details… 
 

Compassionate St. Louis hosts a Town Hall Meeting: Compassionate Stories

Monday, March 30 | 7:0pm | The Summit Rm, JC Penney Conference Ctr, UMSL

One of the ways we are considering to follow up and follow through on our

PUCC Identity and Sacred Conversations on Race is to engage in the movement

that would make St Louis an official “Compassionate Community.” Please

download this flyer and let Kevin know that you will

join him for this community conversation.

We willparticipate on the St Louis level and think together about how we might use

it to help us with our covenant connections here at home in PUCC.

www.compassionatestl.org/

 Faith & Food: Eden Spring Convocation April 7-8

Tue, Apr 7 – Wed, Apr 8 | Eden Seminary

This year’s convocation speakers and events focus on various dimensions of how growing, eating, and sharing food engage with important theological traditions and issues of social justice.

 

Neighborhood Houses Trivia NightSat, Apr 25 | 6:00-10:00pm | Sunset Hills Community Center | 3915 S Lindbergh Blvd

Join PUCC friends for a fun night of trivia! Let’s support the important work of Neighborhood Houses and have fun while doing it! $25 per person/ $250 per table of ten RSVP to Carmen Bumgarner: cfbum@charter.net 

314-330-0813

 

Annual Conference Women’s Retreat

May 1-3 | Camp MoVal | Union, MO

This year’s theme is Under the Shelter of God’s Wings, with the leaders of Sue Ulmer and Devoree Crist. Registration deadline is April 1!

 

Men’s Spring Retreat

May 1-3 | Shannondale Retreat Center | Shannondale, MO

QUOTE

Wealth and riches; that is, an estate above what sufficeth our real occasions and necessities, is in no other sense a blessing than as it is an opportunity put into our hands, by the providence of God, of doing more good. -John Tillotson (1630-1694)  

Join us on Sunday for Traditional Worship at 9:30am or Informal Worship at 11:00am where our scripture lessons are Jeremiah 31:31-34 (being in covenant with God); Psalm 51:1-12 (God is merciful) and John 12:20-33 (what it means to follow Jesus) with a sermon entitled Reinvest and Recreate. We will extinguish another Lenten Candle. We’ll celebrate the sacrament of Baptism with Thomas Christian Osborne (Brandi and John… big brother Andrew) at 9:30am worship.

 

Next Sunday is Palm Sunday-when Jesus and the disciples went into the City to

celebrate the holy days and live out their faith. In like fashion, we will engage in one of numerous activities to feed people, bless children, discover the stranger, provide healing, support and encourage those who are struggling, focus on personal faith journeys, honor ancestors, appreciate and enjoy nature, and much more.  

 

Following a brief Palm Sunday Worship Service at 8:30 am, we will head off in different directions (a few choices at PUCC). In addition to various service projects, there are a few options to worship in a different context, reflecting on another tradition/culture/language during Lent and discovering ways that worshiping a higher power transcends our differences.

 

Be on the lookout for an email over the weekend that lists the choices for JHLTB3 – so that you will be ready to sign up in the Gathering Space this Sunday.

Attention Town & Country Residents!

Are you a resident of Town & Country! Let us know by filling out this ridiculously short form.(You may think we already have that information, but since Town and Country has three zip codes and many opt to say St Louis in their contact information, we don’t necessarily know!)

Adult Education

Sundays | 9:30 & 11:00am | Heritage RoomImmortality in Judaism through the Ages

Rabbi Joseph Rosenblum 

March Adult Ed Offerings…

UPCOMING

 

Open House Celebration for Nancy Brown

Sunday, March 22 | 2:00-4:00pm | Kirkwood House

385 South Taylor | Kirkwood, MO 63122 

Nancy Brown turns 80 years of age this month! Her family is hosting an open house and would love for her Parkway UCC family members to come by for cake and ice cream! We also ask for no gifts please. Please park on the street and not in the Kirkwood House parking lot. Questions? Contact Julie Brown: 

314-413-3093

 

TABS (Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study)

3:00-4:30pm | Heritage Rm

 

Tuesday Evening Dialogue Discusses Religious Pluralism beginning March 24

2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 6:00pm | Heritage Room | Potluck & Fellowship

 

Coffee & Conversation

Wed, March 25 | 10:00am | STL Bread Co

Located at Manchester & 270. Join us! Questions? Contact: Pastor Kevin: 314-872-9330 orkevin@parkwayucc.org.

 

Youth Night March 25: Bowling Night!

Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30| Fellowship Hall

We will transform Fellowship hall into a bowling alley like you’ve never seen! Bowling ball needed, NO! Come and see what we have in store for our first bowling night at Parkway. Come for a fun night of fellowship together and bring a friend or two!

 

Lauren Yakel’s Senior Music Recital

Saturday, March 28 | 7:00pm | Sanctuary

The Yakel Family is hosting a senior music recital for Lauren Yakel. We would like to invite anyone who is interested to join us! PUCC has provided great support and encouragement for Lauren and we would love to have you there! Amy Yakel: da_yakel@att.net | 314-275-8039

 

Town Hall Meeting Sunday, April 26

Sunday, April 26 | 12:00-1:30pm | Fellowship Hall

 
Choir Call

If you would like to sing with the choir but can’t come on a regular basis, please consider joining us for Holy Week and Easter. We will present special music on Good Friday (April 3) and Easter (April 5). We rehearse this music on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00pm. If you’d like to sing with us, please contact Barbara Raedeke at Braedeke@aol.com, or simply come to choir rehearsal on Wednesday evenings. You are most welcome!

 

Parkway’s children are already looking forward to the annual Easter Egg Hunt, held on Easter Sunday after both worship services. Please consider donating individually-wrapped candy to this much-anticipated event. Donations will be gratefully accepted in the Gathering Space until Palm Sunday. (Look for a collection bin with a bunny on it!) Thanks very much for supporting a beloved tradition. 

 

Holy Week 2015 schedule

2nd Mile Lent & Easter Giving

Go the second mile with us this spring. Click here to learn about some of the great organizations we help support.

Joke

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Rebound and Rekindle: This weekend at Parkway 3-15-2015

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March 12, 2015

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Prayer Updates

Barb Kuhlmann & familyas they grieve, remember and give thanks for her mother… Memorial Service will be here on Sunday, April 12 at 3pm.

 

Hilda Meyer – just celebrated her 96th Birthday… transitioning from living alone in her house to our UCC’s Cape Albeon retirement community in Valley Park within the next two weeks.

 

Ron Wilbois – struggling with multiple health concerns.

 

Andrea Barnes – healing for PTSD and eating disorder associated with childhood abuse. She’d be blessed to hear from her PUCC family: River Oaks Hospital; 1525 River Oaks Rd West; Harahan, LA 70123… she may come home by end of the month.

 

Steve Worden (Laurie LaFramboise’s father) has been released home with home care. He is on good spirits. He and his wife appreciate the prayers.  

 

Submit your prayer request here…

Community Events

Lenten Adult Ed Series-

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

Sundays, Feb 15 – Apr 12

6:00-7:30pm | Heritage Rm 

Celebrating the communion of science and faith! Read more… 

 

Drake University Singers & St Louis Children’s Choirs 

Fri, Mar 13 | 7:30pm | FREE

 

Town & Country Symphony

Sunday, March 15 | 2:30pm | FREE

David Peek, Conductor

 

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, Mar 28 | 9:30am  

Join us! 

 

Pre-Post-Racial America

Sat, Mar 28 | 10:30am | PUCC

How do we talk about race when we don’t understand the experiences of others?Continue the sacred conversation on race…

 

3rd Annual Jesus Has Left the Building

Sun, Mar 29 | following 8:30amworship

Details… 

 

Faith & Food: Eden Spring Convocation April 7-8

Tue, Apr 7 – Wed, Apr 8 | Eden Seminary

This year’s convocation speakers and events focus on various dimensions of how growing, eating, and sharing food engage with important theological traditions and issues of social justice.

 

Neighborhood Houses Trivia NightSat, Apr 25 | 6:00-10:00pm | Sunset Hills Community Center | 3915 S Lindbergh Blvd

Join PUCC friends for a fun night of trivia! Let’s support the important work of Neighborhood Houses and have fun while doing it! $25 per person/ $250 per table of ten RSVP to Carmen Bumgarner: cfbum@charter.net 

314-330-0813

 

Annual Conference Women’s Retreat

May 1-3 | Camp MoVal | Union, MO

This year’s theme is Under the Shelter of God’s Wings, with the leaders of Sue Ulmer and Devoree Crist.

 

Men’s Spring Retreat

May 1-3 | Shannondale Retreat Center | Shannondale, MO

 

Join us Tonight: Sacred Conversations on Race continues at 6:30pm.

Join us on Sunday for Traditional Worship at9:30am or Informal Worship at 11:00am where our scripture lessons are Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22; and John 3:14-21 with a sermon entitled Rebound and Rekindle. The Israelites, fresh from Egypt and slavery and the Red Sea, are not yet where they will settle and are frustrated and complaining. They are rebounding from a devastatingly bad experience. The Gospel Lesson celebrates Jesus as the gift of God’s love – which can be seen as a rekindling light that we allow to sometimes dim or be covered over or get lost. How do you rebound? How is Jesus the Light of the World and where does he need to be rekindled?

Adult Education

Sundays | 9:30 & 11:00am

Heritage Room

Student pastor Laurie LaFramboise shares about the history of our community and congregation.

March Adult Ed Offerings…

UPCOMING

AWOL: Painting with a Twist

Sat, Mar 14 | 4:00-6:00pm | 12623 Olive Blvd 63141 |314-434-7928

Come paint a beautiful Spring painting with AWOL (Adventurous Women Out Late) and share a bottle of wine. Contact Carmen Bumgarner:cfbum@charter.net | 314-330-0813       

 

TABS (Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study)

3:00-4:30pm | Heritage Rm

 

Open House Celebration for Nancy Brown

Sunday, March 22 | 2:00-4:00pm | Kirkwood House

385 South Taylor | Kirkwood, MO 63122 

Nancy Brown turns 80 years of age this month! Her family is hosting an open house and would love for her Parkway UCC family members to come by for cake and ice cream! We also ask for no gifts please. Please park on the street and not in the Kirkwood House parking lot. Questions? Contact Julie Brown: 314-413-3093

 

Tuesday Evening Dialogue Discusses Religious Pluralism beginning March 24

2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 6:00pm | Heritage Room | Potluck & Fellowship

 

Parkway’s children are already looking forward to the annual Easter Egg Hunt, held on Easter Sunday after both worship services. Please consider donating individually-wrapped candy to this much-anticipated event. Donations will be gratefully accepted in the Gathering Space until Palm Sunday. (Look for a collection bin with a bunny on it!) Thanks very much for supporting a beloved tradition. 

 

Holy Week 2015 schedule

2nd Mile Lent & Easter Giving

Go the second mile with us this spring. Click here to learn about some of the great organizations we help support.

Joke

 

QUOTE

Although the life of a person is in a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God. 

-unknown

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Reboot, Renew and Redraw: This weekend at Parkway 3-8-2015

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March 6, 2015

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Office Hours:

M – F; 10:00am-3:00pm

Adult Education

Sundays | 9:30 & 11:00am

Heritage Room

Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up!? Bob McClelland concludes this multi-session exploration of the gospels.

Join us March 15 when student pastor Laurie LaFramboise about history of community and congregation.

March Adult Ed Offerings…

Prayer Updates

Hilda Meyer – recently celebrated her 96th birthday; moving to Cape Albeon by end of March.

Andrea Barnes – healing for PTSD and eating disorder associated with childhood abuse. She’d be blessed to hear from her PUCC family: River Oaks Hospital; 1525 River Oaks Rd West; Harahan, LA 70123.

Joyce Smith – hospitalized (Deb Carter’s mother).

Submit your prayer request here…

2nd Mile Lent & Easter Giving

Go the second mile with us this spring. Click here to learn about some of the great organizations we help support.

Community Events

Lenten Adult Ed Series-

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

Sundays, Feb 15 – Apr 12

6:00-7:30pm | Heritage Rm

Celebrating the communion of science and faith! Read more…

 

Gender Transition in Ministry: Call Me Malcolm

Sunday, March 8 | 1:00pm

Peace UCC Webster Groves

More info…

 

Part II Sacred Conversations on Race

Thursday, March 12 |  6:30-8:30pm

 

Drake University Singers & St Louis Children’s Choirs

Fri, Mar 13 | 7:30pm | FREE

 

Town & Country Symphony

Sunday, March 15 | 2:30pm | FREE

David Peek, Conductor

 

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, Mar 28 | 9:30am

Join us!

 

Pre-Post-Racial America

Sat, Mar 28 | 10:30am | PUCC

How do we talk about race when we don’t understand the experiences of others?Continue the sacred conversation on race…

 

3rd Annual Jesus Has Left the Building

Sun, Mar 29 | following 8:30am worship

Details…

 

Neighborhood Houses Trivia Night

Sat, Apr 25 | 6:00-10:00pm | Sunset Hills Community Center | 3915 S Lindbergh Blvd

Join PUCC friends for a fun night of trivia! Let’s support the important work of Neighborhood Houses and have fun while doing it! $25 per person/ $250 per table of ten RSVP to Carmen Bumgarner: cfbum@charter.net

314-330-0813

 

Annual Conference Women’s Retreat

May 1-3 | Camp MoVal | Union, MO

This year’s theme is Under the Shelter of God’s Wings, with the leaders of Sue Ulmer and Devoree Crist.

 

Men’s Spring Retreat

May 1-3 | Shannondale Retreat Center | Shannondale, MO

Greetings!

 

Join us on Sunday for Traditional Worship at 9:30am or Informal Worship at 11:00am where our scripture lessons are Exodus 20:1-17 (The Ten Commandments) and John 2:13-22 (Jesus clearing the Temple; tossing the tables) with a sermon entitled Reboot, Renew and Redraw. How do we chart a course for faithful behavior? Where do we draw our parameters. How do we restart when we have gotten away from faithful living? How does Jesus interpret and renew the Law? He does not push it aside but challenges us to see it differently and live further into it.

Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday, March 8. Remember to set your clocks forward one hour.

This Sunday we are still collecting for Give-a-Meal. Isaiah 58 Ministries has informed us they especially need creamy peanut butter.
 

The Chili/Brownie Smackdown is back on this Sunday and it is also Camp Sunday!

 

UPCOMING

TABS (Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study)

3:00-4:30pm | Heritage Rm

 

Youth Night March 11: Jeopardy Night! 

Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30pm | Snacks & Door Prizes

 

Prayer Corner

Thur, Mar 12 | 9:30am-11:30pm | Sanctuary
Pastor Kevin is available to pray with you during this time. The Prayer Corner-with a perpetual candle-has a current prayer list, prayer books, journal, kneeler and chairs.

 

Open House Celebration for Nancy Brown

Sunday, March 22 | 2:00-4:00pm | Kirkwood House

385 South Taylor | Kirkwood, MO 63122

Nancy Brown turns 80 years of age this month! Her family is hosting an open house and would love for her Parkway UCC family members to come by for cake and ice cream! We also ask for no gifts please. Please park on the street and not in the Kirkwood House parking lot. Questions? Contact Julie Brown: 314-413-3093

 

Tuesday Evening Dialogue Discusses Religious Pluralism beginning March 24

2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 6:00pm | Heritage Room | Potluck & Fellowship

 

Parkway’s children are already looking forward to the annual Easter Egg Hunt, held on Easter Sunday after both worship services. Please consider donating individually-wrapped candy to this much-anticipated event. Donations will be gratefully accepted in the Gathering Space until Palm Sunday. (Look for a collection bin with a bunny on it!) Thanks very much for supporting a beloved tradition.

 

Joke

QUOTE

We Christians must simplify our lives or lose untold treasures on earth and in eternity. Modern civilization is so complex as to make the devotional life all but impossible…The need for solitude and quietness was never greater than it is today.
~A. W. Tozer

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Rename and Reinvent: This weekend at Parkway 3-1-2015

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February 27, 2015

2841 N Ballas Rd

St. Louis, MO 63131

314-872-9330

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Church Calendar

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Update Contact Information

Newsletter February Edition

LIKE us on Facebook!

Office Hours:

M – F; 10:00am-3:00pm

Adult Education

Sundays | 9:30 & 11:00am

Heritage Room

Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up!?

Bob McClelland

Prayer Updates

Sue Stolze – moving to Naomi House (Sarah Community, Bridgeton) this wkend.

Joyce Smith – hospitalized (Deb Carter’s mother).

Charlene Bovaconti – hospitalized in North Carolina (Ruiz’s daughter).

Keith Tipit: surgery for smashed fingers (John Williams)

Andrea Barnes – healing for PTSD and eating disorder associated with childhood abuse. She’d be blessed to hear from her PUCC family: River Oaks Hospital; 1525 River Oaks Rd West; Harahan, LA  70123


Submit your prayer request here…

2nd Mile Lent & Easter Giving

Go the second mile with us this spring. Go to http://parkwayucc.org/index.php/2nd-mile-lent-easter-2015/ 
to learn about some of the great organizations we help support.

Community Events

Lenten Adult Ed Series-

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

Sundays, Feb 15 – Mar 29

7:00-8:30pm | Heritage Rm 

Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality and the relationship between science, particularly evolution, and religion. Read more…

 

4th Annual Gateway ONA Convocation

February 28 | 9:00am-3:30pm | Eden Seminary

PUCC is gathering a group to attend this day of worship and workshop. PUCC will pay the registration fee for you. Please let Kevin know that you would like to attend (kevin@parkwayucc.org) gatewayona.com

Read the flyer…

 

Gender Transition in Ministry: Call Me Malcolm Discussion Hosted by Malcolm Himschoot

Sunday, March 8 | 1:00pm

Peace UCC Webster Groves

(204 E. Lockwood)

Join us for a showing the award-winning documentary video, Call Me Malcolm, featuring a transgender seminarian, with a question-and-answer session led by the subject of the film, Rev. Malcolm Himschoot. The event is free of charge. See

More info…


 

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, Mar 28 | 9:30am

Join us!

3rd Annual Jesus Has Left the Building

Sun, Mar 29 | following 8:30am worship

Details…

Neighborhood Houses Trivia Night

Sat, Apr 25 | 6:00-10:00pm | Sunset Hills Community Center

3915 S Lindbergh Blvd

Join PUCC friends for a fun night of trivia! Let’s support the important work of Neighborhood Houses and have fun while doing it! $25 per person/ $250 per table of ten RSVP to Carmen Bumgarner: cfbum@charter.net | 314-330-0813

Greetings!

 

It’s the second Sunday of Lent. We are well on our way to Holy Week and Easter. It’s a full morning of worship, education, mission and fellowship at PUCC. Please join us – and consider bringing a friend or two.

 

Traditional Worship at 9:30am. Informal Worship at 11:00am.

 

Our scriptures are Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 and Mark 8:31-38 with a sermon entitled Rename and Reinvent. Abram and Sarai are renamed Abraham and Sarah as they recognize God’s call and covenant. Peter attempts to stop Jesus by scolding and correcting him but Jesus calls him off by pointing out to him that he is stuck as ‘Satan’ – thinking human and not divine thoughts. Who are we? What is our name now – and who do we want/need to be at the end of Lent? How will we get there?

 

We will celebrate the sacrament of communion at our open table.

We will receive your gifts of non-perishable food items for hungry neighbors.  

 

Chili/Brownie SMACKDOWN

Sunday, March 1|10:30-12:30 pm | Fellowship Hall

The annual Chili/Brownie cook-off is coming and the pressure is building!

Plan to join us and enjoy chili and delicious brownies then vote for your favorite. The donations will benefit our youth program.  

If you ordered Girl Scout cookies from one of our young PUCC ladies, they will most likely be available for pick-up in the Gathering Space on Sunday. Thank you! [If you ordered a box or two for our collegians, there will be a box there to place them in. Thx ]

 

You did not see Girl Scout Delaney Barclay selling cookies this winter because she is looking for your support in a different way: In early March, Delaney will be shaving her head and donating her hair to Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths. She is getting close to her goal of raising $1,000! Please consider a small donation to help her reach her goal this Sunday.

 

UPCOMING

TABS (Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study)

3:00-4:30pm | Heritage Rm

Youth Night March 4: Square Dance 

Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30pm | Snacks & Door Prizes

A great big thank you to our church family! You have been generous in giving as our youth sponsored a Souper Bowl Change Challenge. We collected $310.10! This will pay for the dinner we will provide for families at the Ronald McDonald house in April. Our Pathways of Faith sold heart rice Krispy treats for Heifer International and we collected $150.82! Thanks to all who helped! We love helping others!

 

Church Closing Policy

If we need to cancel church-wide activities/worship, we will communicate with you in a variety of ways:

  • Church wide email.
  • Facebook/Twitter post.
  • KSDK.com listing.
  • Voicemail at church.

Judgment whether to come to church rests with the individual. If you feel it is unsafe to drive, please don’t risk it. Stay safe. Stay home. 

Joke

QUOTE

You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.  

~Christopher Robin

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Trust the Good News: This weekend at Parkway 2-22-2015

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February 19, 2015

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Sundays | 9:30 & 11:00am

Heritage Room

We’ve Come a Long Way, But We Still Have a Long Way To Go by Kathy McGinnis

Prayer Updates

The season of Lent.

John Dorhauer-proposed candidate for UCC General Minister and President.

Gail Haack-broken ribs-after a fall at home.

Lara McDougall Reed-broken wrist-after a fall on the ice.

Andrea Barnes-healing from PTSD and eating disorder associated with childhood abuse. She’d be blessed to hear from her PUCC family: River Oaks Hospital; 1525 River Oaks Rd West; Harahan, LA 70123

Lynne Rumney-discontinuing cancer tx…palliative care at home (Gale Haggard’s daughter).

Joyce Smith – hospitalized (Deb Carter’s mother).

Steve Worden-quite ill in the hospital (Laurie LaFramboise’s father).

Jessica Ledford-healing after miscarriage (Christine Bratton’s niece).

The violent murders of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya. 

Submit your prayer request here…

2nd Mile Lent & Easter Giving

Go the second mile with us this spring. Go to http://parkwayucc.org/index.php/2nd-mile-lent-easter-2015/ 
to learn about some of the great organizations we help support.

Community Events

Lenten Adult Ed Series-

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

Sundays, Feb 15 – Mar 29

7:00-8:30pm | Heritage Rm 

Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality and the relationship between science, particularly evolution, and religion. Read more…

 

4th Annual Gateway ONA Convocation

February 28 | 9:00am-3:30pm | Eden Seminary

PUCC is gathering a group to attend this day of worship and workshop. PUCC will pay the registration fee for you. Please let Kevin know that you would like to attend (kevin@parkwayucc.org) gatewayona.com

Read the flyer…

 

Gender Transition in Ministry: Call Me Malcolm Discussion Hosted by Malcolm Himschoot

Sunday, March 8 | 1:00pm

Peace UCC Webster Groves

(204 E. Lockwood)

Join us for a showing the award-winning documentary video, Call Me Malcolm, featuring a transgender seminarian, with a question-and-answer session led by the subject of the film, Rev. Malcolm Himschoot. This 90-min feature film serves to open up discussion around gender identity and expression – for church audiences and beyond. Age appropriate for teens and up. The event is free of charge. See

for more info about the film.

 

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, Mar 28 | 9:30am | for kids 0-11

Join us for a basket decorating contest, refreshments, egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny!

3rd Annual Jesus Has Left the Building

Sun, Mar 29 | following 8:30am worship

This experience is back by popular demand! Jesus has left the building in order to feed people, bless children, discover the stranger, provide healing, support and encourage those who are struggling, honor ancestors, appreciate and enjoy nature, and much more! Join us for a brief worship service and be commissioned to be Christ-like…sent to put our faith into action right away!

Neighborhood Houses Trivia Night

Sat, Apr 25 | 6:00-10:00pm | Sunset Hills Community Center

3915 S Lindbergh Blvd

Join PUCC friends for a fun night of trivia! Let’s support the important work of Neighborhood Houses and have fun while doing it! $25 per person/ $250 per table of ten RSVP to Carmen Bumgarner: cfbum@charter.net | 314-330-0813

Dear Mona,

 

Join us for Traditional Worship at 9:30am or Informal Worship at 11:00am on this first Sunday of Lent-our journey to Holy Week and Easter. Our scriptures for the day are Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-10; and Mark 1:9-15 with a sermon Trust the Good News. The role of trust in our lives is critical. How do we trust God, self and others as we go through this season of Lent?

 

Potluck Luncheon with Mar Thoma

Sunday, February 22 | noon | Fellowship Hall

Please join us and our sibling congregation, Mar Thoma, for a meal sure to delight your tastebuds. More…

 

Parkway UCC Youth Bowling!

Sun, Feb 22 | 1:00pm carpool | Brunswick Lanes 1254 Dougherty Ferry Rd (636) 225-2400 

Details…    

 

AWOL: OSCAR NIGHT at PUCC

Sunday, February 22 | 6:00-10pm | Youth Rooms      

Join Adventurous Women Out Late (AWOL) to watch the Oscars with PUCC friends. Contact Carmen Bumgarner: cfbum@charter.net | 314-330-0813

More AWOL Offerings…

UPCOMING

Coffee & Conversation

Tue, Feb 24 | 10:00am | STL Bread Co

Located at Manchester & 270. Join us! Questions? Contact: Pastor Kevin: 314-872-9330 or kevin@parkwayucc.org.

 

 

TABS (Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study)

3:00-4:30pm | Heritage Rm

Tuesday Evening Dialogue Continues 

The Fourth Gospel

2nd & 4th Tues | 6:00pm | Heritage Room | Potluck & Fellowship

Youth Night February 25: Volleyball Night!

Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30| Fellowship Hall | Snacks & Door Prizes

 

 

Chili/Brownie SMACKDOWN

 

Sunday, March 1|10:30-12:30 pm | Fellowship Hall

The annual Chili/Brownie cook off is coming and the pressure is building! Plan to join us and enjoy chili and delicious brownies then vote for your favorite. The donations will benefit our youth program. 

 

Please join us for Christopher Haack’s annual birthday celebration at CiCi’s Pizza Buffet.

Sat Mar 7 | 12:15pm | 9745 Manchester Rd.

314-963-7200

We’ll have dutch-treat fun with all you can eat pizza and puzzles and coloring pages for the kids of all ages.

 

 

State of the Communion Address

 

Given by Dottie Dwyer, Church Council President

Read here…

 

 

Church Closing Policy

If we need to cancel church-wide activities/worship, we will communicate with you in a variety of ways:

  • Church wide email.
  • Facebook/Twitter post.
  • KSDK.com listing.
  • Voicemail at church.

Judgment whether to come to church rests with the individual. If you feel it is unsafe to drive, please don’t risk it. Stay safe. Stay home. 

Joke

QUOTE

Rest in the Lord; wait patiently for God. In Hebrew, “Be silent in God, and let God mould thee.” Keep still, and God will mould thee to the right shape. ~Martin Luther

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Bright and Brighter: This weekend at Parkway 2-15-2015

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February 12, 2015

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Heritage Room

Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up!?

Bob McClelland

February 1, 8 and 15 (and again March 1, 8 and 15)

Prayer Updates

Sue Stolze – moving to nearby Naomi House (Sarah Community).

Gail Haack – healing of broken ribs.

Priscilla DeBandt – just home after a few days in the hospital.

Jesse and Lee Horstmann – health challenges (former PUCCers now in Bem, MO)

Judy Jones – awaiting lung transplant (Carol Sullivan).

Andrea Barnes-healing from PTSD and eating disorder associated with childhood abuse. She’d be blessed to hear from her PUCC family: River Oaks Hospital; 1525 River Oaks Rd West; Harahan, LA  70123 

 

Submit your prayer request here…

Community Events

Lenten Adult Ed Series-

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

Sundays, Feb 15 – Mar 29

7:00-8:30pm | Heritage Rm 

Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality and the relationship between science, particularly evolution, and religion. Read more…

4th Annual Gateway ONA Convocation

February 28 | 9:00am-3:30pm | Eden Seminary

PUCC is gathering a group to attend this day of worship and workshop. PUCC will pay the registration fee for you. Please let Kevin know that you would like to attend (kevin@parkwayucc.org) gatewayona.com

Read the flyer…

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Join us for Traditional Worship at 9:30am or Informal Worship at 11:00am on this Transfiguration Sunday – the Sunday prior to Ash Wednesday and Lent – when we remember the moments when Jesus and a few disciples went up to the mountain to pray. Jesus’ students saw him join with Moses and Elijah and become dazzling white. He was transformed and so were the disciples. Our scriptures for the day are 2Kings 2:1-12; Psalm 50:1-6; Mark 9:2-9 with a sermon entitled Bright and Brighter. We all want to grow, mature, transform to become more Christ-like. Imagine gathering with some of your role models – across time and space – to have an in depth conversation and further conversion. 

UPCOMING

Worship with Us on Ash Wednesday 2/18

Wednesday, February 18 | 7:00 – 8:00pm

You will have the opportunity to set some plans/goals for Lent, receive ashes (made from Palms 2014) and be nurtured at the communion table.

Read more…

Labyrinth-Pray in Motion

Wed, Feb 18 | 10:00am

Meet in Pastor Kevin’s Office

Pray in motion with us as we walk the labyrinth at the Mercy Center at 2039 Geyer Road-just a hop, skip and a jump from church.

 

Potluck Luncheon with Mar Thoma

Sunday, February 22 | noon | Fellowship Hall

Please join us and our sibling congregation, Mar Thoma, for a meal sure to delight your tastebuds.

More information…

Parkway UCC Youth Bowling!

Sun, Feb 22 | 1:00pm carpool | Brunswick Lanes 1254 Dougherty Ferry Rd (636) 225-2400

Details…

TABS (Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study)

3:00-4:30pm | Heritage Rm

Lay Reader Volunteers Needed

Contact Roger Fagerberg, Worship Commission Convenor, at 314-878-7646 or rogerlaw@swbell.net.

 

February Gathering of Toys for BRO 

 

Go AWOL this Spring!

 

State of the Communion Address

 

Given by Dottie Dwyer, Church Council President

Read here…

 

 

Church Closing Policy

If we need to cancel church-wide activities/worship, we will communicate with you in a variety of ways:

  • Church wide email.
  • Facebook/Twitter post.
  • KSDK.com listing.
  • Voicemail at church.

Judgment whether to come to church rests with the individual. If you feel it is unsafe to drive, please don’t risk it. Stay safe. Stay home. 

Joke

If love was easy, there would be almost no music. 

QUOTE

A person’s rightful due is to be treated as an object of love, not as an object for use. 

~Pope John Paul II

 

 

 

Healing Art – Loving Touch: This weekend at Parkway 2-8-2015

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February 5, 2015

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Office Hours:

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Sundays | 9:30 & 11:00am

Heritage Room

Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up!?

Bob McClelland

February 1, 8 and 15 (and again March 1, 8 and 15)

Prayer Updates

Sue Stolze – moving to nearby Naomi House (Sarah Community).

Florence Simonson and family – grieving/remembering Dick’s sister.

Andrea Barnes-healing from PTSD and eating disorder associated with childhood abuse. She’d be blessed to hear from her PUCC family: River Oaks Hospital; 1525 River Oaks Rd West; Harahan, LA  70123 

 

Submit your prayer request here…

Community Events

Let Our Voices be Heard: 2015 Black History Celebration

Fri, Feb 6 | 7:00pm | St Louis County Library Headquarters

Info…

Sacred Conversations on Race

February 12 & March 12

Please RSVP to kevin@parkwayucc.org. Details here..

Lenten Adult Ed Series-
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

Sundays, Feb 15 – Mar 29

7:00-8:30pm | Heritage Rm 

Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality and the relationship between science, particularly evolution, and religion. Read more…

4th Annual Gateway ONA Convocation

February 28 | 9:00am-3:30pm | Eden Seminary

PUCC is gathering a group to attend this day of worship and workshop. PUCC will pay the registration fee for you. Please let Kevin know that you would like to attend (kevin@parkwayucc.org) gatewayona.com

Read the flyer…

LINKS

QUOTE

It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.
-St. Thomas Aquinas

Join us for Traditional Worship at 9:30am or Informal Worship at 11:00am this Sunday. Our scriptures for the day are Isaiah 40:28-31; Psalm 147:1-11, 20c; and Mark 1:29-39 with a sermon entitled Healing Art -Loving Touch. Jesus can do amazing things. How can we be like him in the ways that we are focused on healing? How are we available channels, increasing the flow of healing?

UPCOMING

Book Sunday this Sunday!

Children will be presented with age-appropriate books. More…

 

February Gathering of Toys for BRO

Prayer Corner

Mon, Feb 9 | 11:30am-1:30pm | Sanctuary
Pastor Kevin is available to pray with you during this time. The Prayer Corner-with a perpetual candle-has a current prayer list, prayer books, journal, kneeler and chairs.

TABS (Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study)

3:00-4:30pm | Heritage Rm

TED (Tuesday Evening Dialogue)

2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 6:00pm | Heritage Room

We are reading The Fourth Gospel by John Shelby Spong. Details…

Youth Night February 11: Valentine’s Party at the Beach

Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30| Fellowship Hall

Lay Reader Volunteers Needed

Contact Roger Fagerberg, Worship Commission Convenor, at 314-878-7646 or rogerlaw@swbell.net.

 

State of the Communion Address

Given by Dottie Dwyer, Church Council President

Read here…

Church Closing Policy
If we need to cancel church-wide activities/worship, we will communicate with you in a variety of ways:

  • Church wide email.
  • Facebook/Twitter post.
  • KSDK.com listing.
  • Voicemail at church.

Judgment whether to come to church rests with the individual. If you feel it is unsafe to drive, please don’t risk it. Stay safe. Stay home. 

Joke

 

 

 

God’s Words, My voice: This weekend at Parkway 2-1-2015

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January 30, 2015

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Office Hours:

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Sundays | 9:30 & 11:00am

Heritage Room

Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up!?

Bob McClelland

February 1, 8 and 15 (and again March 1, 8 and 15)

Prayer Updates

A faithful and effective Annual Budget Meeting last Sunday!

Ron Wilbois – healing at home after a few days in the hospital.

Andrea Barnes-healing from PTSD and eating disorder associated with childhood abuse. She’d be blessed to hear from her PUCC family: River Oaks Hospital; 1525 River Oaks Rd West; Harahan, LA  70123 

 

Submit your prayer request here…

Community Events

Let Our Voices be Heard: 2015 Black History Celebration

Fri, Feb 6 | 7:00pm | St Louis County Library Headquarters

Info…

The Practice of Presence: Creating What You Need From Everyday Conflicts

February 15-19, 2015 | Pallottine Renewal Center, North STL Co.

This retreat is a four-day immersion into an experience of Presence with each other, with one’s Self, and with the Divine. We will share in a variety of contemplative practices and private and small group exercises. More info

Lenten Adult Ed Series-
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

Sundays, Feb 15 – Mar 29

7:00-8:30pm | Heritage Rm 

Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality and the relationship between science, particularly evolution, and religion. Read more…

LINKS

Join us for Traditional Worship at 9:30am or Informal Worship at 11:00am this Sunday. Our scriptures for the day are Psalm 111; Deuteronomy 18:15-19; and Mark 1:21-22a with a sermon entitled God’s Words, My Voice. God shares things with us and then asks us to make them our own and to share them with others. We must raise our faith voice. How might our voice differ from some of the other Christian voices we hear? What happens to you before, during, after you share your voice?

We will celebrate the sacrament of communion at our open table. It’s a Give-a-Meal Sunday too. Please bring gifts of non-perishable food items for hungry people in St Louis.

 

UPCOMING

TABS (Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study)

3:00-4:30pm | Heritage Rm

Youth Night Feb 4: Indoor Beach Night

Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30| Fellowship Hall

Donate Your Change to Help Ronald McDonald House! Feb 1 – Super Bowl…Souper Change!

Give in to your Inner Diva! Ten Reasons to Join Parkway’s Choir

Lay Reader Volunteers Needed

Contact Roger Fagerberg, Worship Commission Convenor, at 314-878-7646 or rogerlaw@swbell.net.
Church Closing Policy

If we need to cancel church-wide activities/worship, we will communicate with you in a variety of ways:

  • Church wide email.
  • Facebook/Twitter post.
  • KSDK.com listing.
  • Voicemail at church.

Judgment whether to come to church rests with the individual. If you feel it is unsafe to drive, please don’t risk it. Stay safe. Stay home. 

Joke

Why did the football go to the bank? To get her quarter back.

QUOTE

God wills our liberation, our exodus from Egypt. God wills our reconciliation, our return from exile. God wills our enlightenment, our seeing. God wills our forgiveness, our release from sin and guilt. God wills that we see ourselves as God’s beloved. God wills our resurrection, our passage from death to life. God wills for us food and drink that satisfy our hunger and thirst. God wills, comprehensively, our well-being-not just my well-being as an individual but the well-being of all of us and of the whole of creation. In short, God wills our salvation, our healing, here on earth. The Christian life is about participating in the salvation of God.  ~Marcus Borg

 

 

 

Say it Again: This weekend at Parkway 1-25-2015

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January 22, 2015

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Adult Education

 

As we continue to wrap our minds, hearts and spirits around the plight of African Americans today-including the problem of mass incarceration-join us for one or both of these two thought-provoking and challenging conversations at PUCC.

 

Light from the Cage: 25 Years in a Prison Classroom

Sun, Jan 25 | immediately following the Annual Budget Meeting | Heritage Room

The New Jim Crow Book Study

Thur, Jan 29 | 7:00-9:00pm | Heritage Room

Prayer Updates

Corinne ‘Cora’ Niraj Patel – born 1/20 to Alyssa & Natel.

c/o The Race Family , 816 Hollyridge Drive, Ballwin, MO 63011. 

Andrea Barnes-healing for PTSD and eating disorder associated with childhood abuse. She’d be blessed to hear from her PUCC family: River Oaks Hospital; 1525 River Oaks Rd West; Harahan, LA  70123

Cassie Rosenberger’s father-just home from the hospital again.

Marilyn Herberg-recovering from back surgery (Mona Herberg).

Jim Davis-nearing the end of life (dear friend of Feeney-Schwents).

Family of Frank Winter-grieving and giving thanks (McKenzie).

Judy Jones-awaiting a lung transplant for nearly 2 years (Sullivan).

 

Submit your prayer request here…

Community Events

Week of Guided Prayer, 1/25/15

Various dates, times and locations available.

Check the website: weekofguidedprayer.org

The objective is a deeper and more spiritual prayer experience.

The Practice of Presence: Creating What You Need From Everyday Conflicts

February 15-19, 2015 | Pallottine Renewal Center, North STL Co.

This retreat is a four-day immersion into an experience of Presence with each other, with one’s Self, and with the Divine. We will share in a variety of contemplative practices and private and small group exercises. More info

Lenten Adult Ed Series-
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

Sundays, Feb 15 – Mar 29

7:00-8:30pm | Heritage Rm 

Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality and the relationship between science, particularly evolution, and religion. Read more…

Join us for a One Family Worship Service at 10:00am this Sunday…. with Annual Budget Meeting immediately following in the sanctuary. Our scriptures for the day are Jonah 3:1-5; 10 and Mark 1:14-20 with a sermon entitled Say It Again.

 

Jonah was not aligned with the culture/people of Nineveh. In fact, he wanted nothing to do with that place or its people, so he took off in the opposite direction from where God had been calling him to speak out for God. In our Gospel lesson for the day, Jesus is calling the disciples to follow him and be a part of what God is saying and doing. There is a desire to be aligned with the like-minded/hearted/spirited that hear a similar call. God invites us not to deny, deflect, delay…

UPCOMING

January 25 | 10:00am | Sunday School

TABS (Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study)

3:00-4:30pm | Heritage Rm

 

TED Discusses

The Fourth Gospel

2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 6:00pm | Heritage Room | Potluck & Fellowship

Details…

 

Youth Night Jan 28: Super Bowl Night

Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30| Fellowship Hall 

Labyrinth-Pray in Motion

Fri, Jan 30| 1:00pm | Meet in Pastor Office

Pray in motion with us as we walk the labyrinth at the Mercy Center at 2039 Geyer Road-just a hop, skip and a jump from church.

 

Host a Friendship Dinner!

Donate Your Change to Help Ronald McDonald House! Feb 1 – Super Bowl…Souper Change!

 

Give in to your Inner Diva! Ten Reasons to Join Parkway’s Choir

Conference Youth Event is coming soon: February 14-16. Download the information/registration materials here: http://www.campmoval.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/CYE-Registration-Packet-12-14.pdf

 

 

Church Closing Policy

If we need to cancel church-wide activities/worship, we will communicate with you in a variety of ways:

  • Church wide email.
  • Facebook/Twitter post.
  • KSDK.com listing.
  • Voicemail at church.

Judgment whether to come to church rests with the individual. If you feel it is unsafe to drive, please don’t risk it. Stay safe. Stay home.

Joke

I saw a magician drive down a street the other day. He then turned into a driveway.

QUOTE

As no scripture is of private interpretation, so is there no feeling in a human heart which exists in that heart alone-which is not, in some form or degree, in every human heart. ~George MacDonald  

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