BlogCategory: Spotlight Stories

Home & Away – Week 7

No matter how much you are able to give, God can use those gifts to make a major impact. This year we are inviting you to practice generosity both at home and away. We encourage you to start giving right here at The Gathering to support the work our church is... Read More

Posted on: January 6, 2020

Home & Away – Week 6

No matter how much you are able to give, God can use those gifts to make a major impact. This year we are inviting you to practice generosity both at home and away. We encourage you to start giving right here at The Gathering to support the work our church is... Read More

Posted on: January 6, 2020

Home & Away – Week 5

No matter how much you are able to give, God can use those gifts to make a major impact. This year we are inviting you to practice generosity both at home and away. We encourage you to start giving right here at The Gathering to support the work our church is... Read More

Posted on: December 15, 2019

Home & Away – Week 4

It is never too early to begin the practice of generosity. The Gathering Students were moved to raise resources to build a well in Mozambique and then they got the opportunity to travel to Mozambique for the dedication of the well. Their generosity not only impacted the lives of the... Read More

Posted on: December 14, 2019

Home & Away – Week 3

No matter how much you are able to give, God can use those gifts to make a major impact. This year we are inviting you to practice generosity both at home and away. We encourage you to start giving right here at The Gathering to support the work our church is... Read More

Posted on: December 8, 2019

Home & Away – Week 2

Giving is a great way to participate in all of the cool things that are happening at the church. For Adam and Amy Olsen, giving has been their way of supporting all of the church’s ministries. Their family started giving trusting that God would multiply their gifts. No matter how much... Read More

Posted on: November 26, 2019

Home & Away – Week 1

Gratitude and giving are at the center of our faith. They are what make Thanksgiving and Christmas meaningful. So this year we are going to put them back at the center of our holiday season. First, we hope you begin to pray and prepare to give a special gift on... Read More

Posted on: November 18, 2019

Jaime García

In week 3 of BFF IRL we welcomed former Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia. Jaime talked about shame and vulnerability and the role they played in his relationships. Check out Jaime’s testimony  

Posted on: September 12, 2019

CoreGroups – Jeff & John

CoreGroups are small groups of people that meet weekly in homes throughout the city. In CoreGroup, you’ll find people who will support and encourage you, pray for you and help you know Jesus better. We know that when we Circle Up with other people to learn and talk about faith,... Read More

Posted on: August 20, 2019

CoreGroups – Judith & Andrew

CoreGroups are small groups of people that meet weekly in homes throughout the city. In CoreGroup, you’ll find people who will support and encourage you, pray for you and help you know Jesus better. We know that when we Circle Up with other people to learn and talk about faith,... Read More

Posted on: August 5, 2019

CoreGroup Hosts – Katy & Steve

CoreGroups are small groups of people that meet weekly in homes throughout the city. In CoreGroup, you’ll find people who will support and encourage you, pray for you and help you know Jesus better. We know that when we Circle Up with other people to learn and talk about faith,... Read More

Posted on: July 15, 2019

CoreGroup Host – Tim

CoreGroups are small groups of people that meet weekly in homes throughout the city. In CoreGroup, you’ll find people who will support and encourage you, pray for you and help you know Jesus better. We know that when we Circle Up with other people to learn and talk about faith,... Read More

Posted on: July 9, 2019

CoreGroup Hosts – Jarrod & Sophie

CoreGroups are small groups of people that meet weekly in homes throughout the city. In CoreGroup, you’ll find people who will support and encourage you, pray for you and help you know Jesus better. We know that when we Circle Up with other people to learn and talk about faith,... Read More

Posted on: July 1, 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

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