The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
What is Green Burial?
What is Green Burial? Green burial incarnates the pure nature of allowing the body to return naturally to the earth. When one opts for ...
Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
10 Ways to Be a Welcoming Church to Those With Special Needs
For those willing to welcome those with special needs, how can today’s churches better serve these families? One parent shares some tips.
Should We Still Dress Our Best for Church?
I’m a millennial and I still think it’s best to wear our best to church. Recently my brother (Jonathan) and his wife (Vera) launched an online tie store called French Thread (shameless …
Getting Ghosted by the Church and Why It Matters — Jon Quitt
A friend of mine was retelling his most recent dating experience. “Things were going pretty well. We had been on three dates, had...
Why you should visit St. Paul's 80-year-old Salvation Army bell ringer
If you're headed to this Walgreens on Randolph in St. Paul, you'll want to make sure Andrew Benjamin is on duty.
A look at John Paul II’s visit to St. Louis, 20 years later
A retrospective look at St. John Paul II's historic visit to St. Louis, 20 years later
How long does a Church staff member serve?
HOW LONG DOES A CHURCH STAFF MEMBER SERVE? Scientology Churches are staffed with a corps of volunteer religious workers who sign religious covenants agreeing to serve their Churches for specific periods of time, such as two and a half years or five years, although most continue on staff far longer. The Sea Organization is a religious order with a lifetime commitment.
St. Mark Presbyterian Church
St. Mark Presbyterian Church is mission-minded, with a strong commitment to sharing God's love with our neighbors and our world. Located in St. Louis, Missouri.
What St. Patrick can teach United Methodists
Legends about St. Patrick started to spread during his lifetime. As John Wesley would some 1,300 years later, Patrick combined evangelical zeal with social teaching. Rev. George Hunter III n…
How humility leads to a spirit of thanksgiving, according to St. Vincent de Paul
Many wise people, both religious and secular, point to the vital importance of gratitude in the pursuit of a happy life. The ability to give thanks, to God and each other, is an essential skill for…
Eight Reasons Why Some Fulltime Pastors and Staff Should Go Bivocational
Some of you reading this post may need to get a new job. At least you may need to get an additional job.
St. Luke 1/16/15
5:30–7:00 p.m There will be tables displaying all of the class options for Wednesdays this spring and the facilitators will be there to answer any questions you may have. Everyone is encouraged to attend, even if you will be unable to attend Wednesday.comm classes. If you would like to enter the Wednesday.comm chili cook-off, please sign up at the Connection Center, or simply bring your entry to the kitchen by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 21. At 5:30, we will have esteemed judges…
St. Luke 1/23/15
First night of classes 5:15–7:00 p.m Our meal for Wednesday, Jan. 28 is prepared and served by the St. Luke Youth Group (SLUMY) and proceeds will go towards the SLUMY. Meal: baked spaghetti, Texas Toast, salad and dessert. Meals are $5 per plate (sharing is allowed, max. $15 per family) and will be served from 5:15 - 6:30 p.m. New Women's Bible Study You are invited to join the Wednesday Women's Bible Study as they begin a new study on February 4. Broken…
St. Luke 7/11/14
Although the first round of Digging Deeper sermon discussions has concluded, the next session will begin on July 27. We will meet on Sunday evenings to discuss Pastor Mark's sermon series on the 23rd Psalm, which will begin that morning, so mark your calendars Do you consider yourself a young adult and are you looking to join a group of young adults who are living life together on mission? We gather weekly in homes around Lexington to share a meal and discuss what…
St. Luke 1/30/15
5:15–7:00 p.m Our meal for Wednesday, Fed. 4 is prepared and served by the Genesis Class and proceeds will go towards SLUMY (St. Luke Youth Group). Meal: Chicken and Noodles, Spinach Salad (spinach, mandarin oranges, red onion, oil/vinegar dressing with a bit of orange marmalade) and fresh fruit for dessert. Meals are $5 per plate (sharing is allowed, max. $15 per family) and will be served from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. New Women's Bible Study You are invited to join the Wednesday Women's…
St. Luke 7/18/14
The next round of Digging Deeper sermon discussions begins next week on July 27. We will meet on Sunday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 127, "The Morning Star" to discuss Pastor Mark's sermon series on the 23rd Psalm, which will begin that morning, so mark your calendars Do you consider yourself a young adult and are you looking to join a group of young adults who are living life together on mission? We gather weekly in homes around Lexington to…
St. Luke 7/25/14
The next round of Digging Deeper sermon discussions begins on Sunday at 7 p.m. We will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 4 to discuss Pastor Mark's sermon series on the 23rd Psalm, which will begin Sunday morning morning, so mark your calendars Do you consider yourself a young adult and are you looking to join a group of young adults who are living life together on mission? We gather weekly in homes around Lexington to share a meal and discuss…
St. Luke 3/27/15
Easter postcard invitations are on display in the lobby, available at the Welcome and Connection Center and are now availible for download here . Please prayerfully consider taking this opportunity to invite someone to church that does not have a personal relationship with Jesus Save the Date for VBS Vacation Bible school is just around the corner. This summer it will be held June 14-18 from…