Notable Neighbors: St. Louis

Lead pastor of The Gathering Matt Miofsky has his divinity degree from Emory University in Atlanta, but his undergraduate degree from Washington U. is in mathematics. How, in heaven’s name, did that all come about? Miofsky grins. Read More (scroll down to find feature) 

Posted on: August 20, 2018

Live @ Thrive – S1 E1

Gathering Students is starting a new thing THIS SUNDAY called Thrive! Whether you’re a sixth grader starting middle school or a senior getting ready for graduation, there’s a place for you here. You are invited to a night of wild games, worship with a student band, food trucks for dinner, and... Read More

Posted on: August 15, 2018

Seeking ‘a more accurate representation of the kingdom of God’

Kelli Braggs diversifies pastoral team at The Gathering The Reverend Kelli Braggs was recently appointed by the bishop to The Gathering’s ministerial team as associate pastor. “I’m appointed here for a year as a learning opportunity to do a church plant in the near future,” Braggs said. Read More

Posted on: August 15, 2018

Become a Literacy Project Mentor!

The start of another school year means the start of another Literacy Project year! This year we are expanding to a third school and increasing the number of students we will mentor. If you want to be a part of work that really is making a difference in the lives... Read More

Posted on: August 7, 2018

At this fast-growing church, everyone is welcome. No asterisks.

ST. LOUIS • It takes only a few minutes to figure out this is not going to be a typical Methodist church service. In the foyer, members of The Gathering stop for a cup of French roast or decaf coffee to take with them into the sanctuary. On the wall across from the... Read More

Posted on: August 7, 2018

Easter service offering funds St. Louis Public Schools literacy program

ST. LOUIS, Mo. ( – A special Easter gift went to elementary schools in the St. Louis Public School (SLPS) District on Sunday. In a large service at the Peabody Opera House, hosted by The Gathering United Methodist Church, all the donations made in the church offering went directly to funding the literacy... Read More

Posted on: August 7, 2018

Essential To Our Mission

  At The Gathering, CoreGroup leaders are in the best position to develop deep and meaningful community. We believe that God never intended for us to do faith alone. We share joy with, carry the burdens of, and stand up for one another. It is through connecting with others that God is... Read More

Posted on: July 16, 2018

Garrett & Jenny’s Story

“Not just monetarily, but giving time and energy has gone to increase my relationship with God, and with the people around me that are on the same journey.” Garrett and Jenny have been attending The Gathering for about six years and are active members of our Webster Site. They began... Read More

Posted on: July 9, 2018

Witnessing Whiteness

This session of Witnessing Whiteness is full, we are unable to accept registrations at this time. Witnessing Whiteness is a 10-week class sponsored by the YWCA and facilitated by trained volunteers. The work of Witnessing Whiteness groups draws on the book Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk About Race and... Read More

Posted on: June 25, 2018