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Prepping for Storms // M-Note 6.29.2019

Dear Gathering, Friday afternoon I was with my family at a nearby lake. It was a pleasant, if not hot, afternoon and then suddenly, the skies opened up. We barely had time to get back to our car before the storm was raging around us with high winds and massive... Read More

Posted on: July 1, 2019

Disrupting Our Routines // M-Note 6.21.2019

Dear Gathering, I have been away from preaching for one month. Some of you noticed! It is actually the longest I have ever gone without preaching since I started The Gathering nearly 13 years ago. I return on Monday. My time away has been a mixture of work (Mozambique mission... Read More

Posted on: July 1, 2019

A Special Trip To Mozambique // M-Note 6.7.2019

Dear Gathering, Yesterday I returned home from a nearly two-week trip to Mozambique. I traveled with a group of students and adults from The Gathering as we visited villages in which we have recently completed safe water wells. I’ve been to Mozambique many times, but this trip was special. Let... Read More

Posted on: June 7, 2019

A Common GOAL // M-Note 6.14.2019

Dear Gathering, Even if you aren’t a regular hockey fan, chances are Wednesday night you were at least around a tv with Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Championship on. The St. Louis Blues accomplished something I have been waiting a lifetime for…and it was an incredible moment. Sports fan... Read More

Posted on: June 17, 2019

Take 2 McCausland

Sign up to serve in Kids Ministry twice this summer. You can choose any two open slots — you do not need to sign up for the same age group both  times. Use this as an opportunity to support our kids and see what kids ministry is all about! Sign... Read More

Posted on: May 31, 2019

Serve at Pridefest

As many of you already know, June is Pride month. What some of you may not know is here at The Gathering we have a ministry called Emerge, comprised of LGBTQ+ and allies. The Emerge ministry wants to be a visible invitation and reflection of God’s love, while offering a... Read More

Posted on: May 30, 2019

More To The Story – The Hinkles

Olive + Oak and The Clover and The Bee are two of the most popular restaurants in Webster Groves. While the restaurants are successful, the story behind the restaurants may be the most amazing part.  Co-owners and congregants Mark and Jen Hinkle share how a tragedy became the start of... Read More

Posted on: May 28, 2019

More To The Story – Ryan McClure

Part of serving at risk youth in our region — is removing barriers to their success. One man’s vision has grown to an international organization. Congregant Ryan McClure recognized that he was uniquely equipped to make a difference — proof that there’s always more to the story…

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Gathering Kids Director

Full-time Reports to the Executive Director of Ministries SUMMARY The Gathering is a fast-growing multi-site church with three locations in the St. Louis metropolitan area.  We are seeking a dynamic, strategic individual to oversee the implementation of a vision for Kids Ministry across present and future sites of The Gathering.... Read More

Posted on: May 13, 2019

Lifting Up Literacy This Easter

For the past 5 years, The Gathering’s Literacy Project has been investing in St. Louis schools. The program has grown from a few mentors in one school, to 125 volunteers serving in our three partner schools; Peabody Elementary, Washington Elementary, and Laclede Junior Academy. Every week mentors meet with kindergarten... Read More

Posted on: May 6, 2019