The flowers on the altar are presented by Rochelle Pruitt in honor of Brooklynn's 1st birthday!
If you would like to purchase alter flowers in honor of or in memory of someone contact María at firstname.lastname@example.org. Place your check for $25 in the offering box with the memo “alter flowers”. Please take your flowers home after worship and leave the vase.
CHAT WITH KATH-JULY 21th
If you'd like to spend some time just chatting with Pastor Kathleen, here is the perfect opportunity. You can join Pastor Kathleen on Thursday July 21 at the Anchor Room Coffee House at 6 pm.
CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING-JULY 26th
The next Church Council meeting will be held on July 26 at 6 pm in Fellowship Hall.
BOOK STUDY-JULY 27
Our next book will be, "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger. "Ordinary Grace" is an exceptionally well written novel of coming-of-age in a small town in Minnesota during the summer of 1961. This book holds a mystery when one of the five deaths is a murder but it also speaks of wisdom, secrets, forgiveness, the love of family, faith and miracles. We will meet to discuss the book on Wednesday July 27th at 12:30 pm in Fellowship Hall. For questions, contact Janice Hitchcock at 314-601-1799.
PRESCHOOL YARD SALE-AUGUST 6
The Preschool will be hosing a yard sale at church on Saturday 8/6 from 8 AM to noon. If you would like to donate you can bring items to church on Friday 8/5 so they can be priced and set up for Saturday.
Pastor Kathleen has a new church email. Please contact her at email@example.com
The choir is off for the summer. If you would like to help with music this summer, please contact Cassie Allen at 314-488-7571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHILDREN'S SUNDAY SCHOOL
All children, 10 years of age and older are invited to join Children's Sunday School. We will be covering Christianity & What are Methodists? Continuity is important, so please plan to join us as many Sunday's as possible as we work to get our children's program back on track. If you have any questions, please contact Tom Keay.
ANCHOR ROOM COFFEE HOUSE
The Anchor Room Coffeehouse is looking for much needed volunteer help for a Wednesday morning shift. If you or someone you know is interested or would like to learn more, please contact Cassie Allen at email@example.com, at 314-488-7571, or on Facebook Messenger. To learn about this awesome non-profit, visit anchor-stl.com.
The Boutique is open every Wednesday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. or you can visit after worship service.
Mattress Sets-We are in dire need of mattress sets. We're not getting the donated mattresses and are resorting to purchasing them. This is not sustainable. If you know of a wholesale source please let us know. If you have been looking to replace your mattress, give us a call.
Help Wanted-We need someone to handle scheduling of deliveries and/or handling some light administrative duties (data entry, tax letters and thank you notes).
If you can help with mattresses or volunteering, please contact Charlie at 618-781-4538.
To donate call the "Help Desk" at 314-266-4326!
MARY & MARTHA
The Mary & Martha team of New Beginnings wishes to thank everyone who has been so dedicated to helping us out. Recently we have received many items of need, pot and pan sets, sheets, coffee makers, toasters, pillows and much more.
As New Beginnings continues to help those moving into housing, we on the Mary & Martha team will have an on-going need for your prayers and support. If you would like to join the fun and meet this lovely group of ladies, come to fellowship hall on a Wednesday between 9 a.m. and noon.
Bridge Bread Bakery is a non-profit social enterprise that employs individuals experiencing homelessness and provides them with marketable skills and reliable employment. At Bridge Bread, we make a difference in the lives of the individuals who work for us. Did you know you can order Bridge Bread online for pickup or free delivery? Use this link: https://bridgebread.square.site/
Fresh Start is a ministry that began at LPUMC. This ministry employs people who need a helping hand by showing them how to make dog food and dog treats. To purchase a special treat/surprise for your pup, contact Larry Turner at 314-295-8417.
HOME FIRST STL
Home First provides housing and a guided path to independent living. To date, 2 four family houses have been rehabbed providing initial shelter, help in finding jobs and counseling along the way. A number of individuals have successfully passed through the Home First program. For more information check out their website at homefirststl.org
Stephen’s Ministers are a group of men and women dedicated to help fellow Christians through life’s rough patches. Not counselors, ministers meet with care receivers weekly to listen and pray. Contact Dee Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-802-6771 for more information.
LOAVES & FISHES
Loaves & Fishes is a fund which helps those in need with utility bills, groceries etc. If anyone approaches you for this type of need, you may have them call Pastor Kathleen, at 314-771-9214, or Maria at 618-334-2131. If you would like to contribute to this fund, you may write Loaves & Fishes in the memo line of your check
PLEASE PRAY FOR….Michael Bentley, Gloria Bonton, Bill Byrd, Frank Crowe, Faye Gibbs, Joe Gordon, John Hamblin, Amber Hansen, Emily Heugatter, Bee Jones, Maria Lawrence, Terry Mehan, Diana Neilson, Don Robinson, Norma Sillery, John Strupel, Norma Tynes, Sharon Wagner, The Whiteaker Family, Michelle Wilson.