BlogCategory: News

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

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

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