BlogCategory: Spotlight Stories

EasterSTL

At The Gathering we absolutely love celebrating Easter. We try to make sure our Easter services is a place where everyone is welcome to join us for inspiring live music and a message of hope. This year, our Easter celebration is going to look a little different than we originally... Read More

Posted on: March 19, 2020

Thurman’s Story

Generosity is one of our five practices, but sometimes it can be difficult to get started with giving. We may feel like our budget is already stretched, that we can’t give enough to make a difference, or that we simply don’t know where to begin. For Thurman, generosity was something... Read More

Posted on: February 26, 2020

Gathering Student’s Mozambique Story

For teenagers in our Gathering Student ministry raising money for clean water in Mozambique was just the beginning. Last spring a group of those students traveled to Mozambique to attend the dedication of the well they helped fund. Seeing their generosity in action was a life changing experience.  In just... Read More

Posted on: February 5, 2020

Sauter’s Story

Giving to the church wasn’t a new practice for the Sauter family. They had been committed to generosity since before our Greater Things initiative. Instead, giving took on a new meaning when 15 year old Makenna found a creative way to give. Maybe you’ve seen the $5 challenge or other... Read More

Posted on: January 27, 2020

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