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WHAT NEEDS TO STOP? // M-NOTE 6.5.20

June 5, 2020 Dear Gathering, Earlier this week, I listened to my friend and colleague the Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson do a radio interview. As a pastor, President and CEO of the Deaconess Foundation, activist, lecturer, and former co-chair of the Ferguson Commission, his time is in demand. If you... Read More

Posted on: June 8, 2020

Connecting with Kids Virtually

A major part of our commitment to creating a Christian community that is compelling for the next generation is our Gathering Kids ministry. Our kids bring so much to our community, and while we are apart we are still sharing the truth of God’s love with our kids. In addition... Read More

Posted on: June 3, 2020

Some Personal Convictions // M-Note 5.29.20

May 29, 2020 Dear Gathering, Wash! Be clean! Remove your ugly deeds from my sight. Put an end to such evil; learn to do good. Seek justice: help the oppressed; defend the orphan; plead for the widow. Isaiah 1.16-17 In the past week, there were two news stories that when taken... Read More

Posted on: May 29, 2020

Mozambique Update

In the midst of the coronavirus, our brothers and sisters in Mozambique are in need of clean water more than ever. We were recently able to send funding for 12 new wells to Mozambique because of your generosity. Similar to how we have been prevented from worshiping together in our... Read More

Posted on: May 26, 2020

The Steinke’s Story

What would happen if you stretched yourself in the area of generosity? It might feel like a challenge at first, but as Marvin and Karen show, God shows up when we are willing to give to meet the needs of others. Give Now

Posted on: May 19, 2020

Lee Ann’s Story

It’s hard to believe that we have been worshiping exclusively online for over two months now. While many of us started with hesitations, we are now seeing how it can be a powerful tool for connecting with people who might not have worshiped with us before. For Lee Ann, it... Read More

Posted on: May 11, 2020

CoreGroups – Katie & Steph’s Story

CoreGroups have always been a vital part of how we grow in our faith and stay connected as a church. In this new season we are presented with new ways to be the church so that people who live far away can be involved in what God is doing at... Read More

Posted on: April 28, 2020

Hanging Onto Hope // M-Note 4.17.20

April 17, 2020 Dear Gathering, I want to thank all of you that worshiped with The Gathering on Easter Sunday. While we had to celebrate Christ’s resurrection in a much different way, we DID celebrate. A record number of people tuned in to worship together online and for that I... Read More

Posted on: April 18, 2020

Coronavirus Updates // M-Note 4.3.2020

April 3, 2020 Our mission at The Gathering is to invite new people to become deeply committed followers of Christ. Our vision is to create a Christian community that is compelling for new generations of people in St. Louis. We believe our city needs our church now more than ever.... Read More

Posted on: April 9, 2020

Steve & Amy Hamilton’s Story

Steve and Amy Hamilton have been a part of The Gathering for over 2 years. In that time, they have found connection through serving in Gathering Kids, participating in CoreGroups, and practicing generosity. Their story is a great reminder that we are all in this together. We need each other... Read More

Posted on: April 6, 2020