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The Literacy Project Director

The Literacy Project Director Part Time, Non-Exempt Reports to Executive Director of Ministry THE GATHERING: WHO WE ARE Please read about our church and qualifications that apply to all staff here. THE LITERACY PROJECT DIRECTOR: WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR PROFESSIONALLY, The Literacy Project Director is a . . .... Read More

Posted on: April 1, 2019

Greater Impact – My Own Library

As you may know, Greater Things is, in part, about greater impact — and our ability to change lives. It’s because of your generosity that we’ve been able to invest in My Own Library, perhaps even more important than that we’ve invested in these kids. All of this is possible... Read More

Posted on: March 25, 2019

Greater Reach – Making Space For New People

Two years ago we began a generosity initiative called Greater Things. One of our goals was to increase our reach and make space for new people in our church. There are hundreds of stories of people who came, people who stayed, people who invited others and people who became deeper... Read More

Posted on: March 25, 2019

Greater Depth – Gathering Students

We always want to be celebrating how God is moving in us and in this community. One of the ways we see this playing out is amongst young people here at the church who are seeking a deeper relationship with Jesus. Three years ago there wasn’t much student ministry happening... Read More

Posted on: March 18, 2019

Lent Devotional

Lent is the season leading up to Easter, when Christians traditionally repent, fast and prepare for the coming of Easter. This year The Gathering has put together a devotional written by members of our congregation for the season. Sign up to receive daily devotional emails below. Subscribe to our mailing... Read More

Posted on: March 5, 2019

Emerge Stories

“I feel like the community of The Gathering has helped me heal so much.” On February 23-26 thousands of United Methodists from around the world will gather in St. Louis for a Special Session of The General Conference to decide how the church will be in ministry with LGBTQ individuals... Read More

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is the official start to Lent, the season of preparation for Easter. We will be offering Ashes To Go in the morning from 7:00-9:00 am at several locations around the city. In the evening, join us for our Ash Wednesday worship service at 7:00 pm at our McCausland site... Read More

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Open Letter to the United Methodist Church

An Open Letter to the United Methodist Church,   Human beings have a strong preference for “either/or” thinking when often “both/and” thinking better represents the truth. This is especially so in the church, where we embrace the dual truths of seemingly contradictory statements all the time. Human and divine, three... Read More

Posted on: February 13, 2019

Services Cancelled Sunday, February 10

Due to dangerous road conditions services are cancelled at all sites this morning. You can join us for worship online at http://gatheringnow.churchonline.org/. We will also have 5:00 pm worship tonight at our Clayton Site. Stay safe and spread the word!  #gatheringnow #ForSTL  

Posted on: February 10, 2019

Caring For One Another

The Gathering Care ministry exists because even in our moments of pain, we have the opportunity to recognize that Jesus is with us, even in the toughest of moments. We also have the opportunity to reach out and comfort one another. Over the past year of leading our care ministry, I... Read More

Posted on: February 7, 2019