Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Do you want to share your religious group's events, ideals, good works and more with your neighbors? Find out how to blog on Patch!
Calling all ministers, priests, rabbis, imams, temple leaders, lay clergy and otherwise religious or spiritual neighbors! We're looking for religion bloggers for Affton-Shrewsbury Patch. Whether you're sharing devotions, offering to take prayer requests, inviting neighbors to join charitable works or sharing motivating and inspirational thoughts with our community, bring the conversation to your community by blogging on Patch! Long, short or totally casual—it's all good. Our latest religion blogger posts in Sunset Hills-Crestwood Patch. Check out Daniel Meyer's weekly video blog, outlining a devotional for youth and their parents. Rabbi Brad Horwitz blogs on University City Patch; check out his post on the St. Louis Festival of Jewish Life…
Saturday, April 27, 2013
A thanksgiving and commitment worship service will be held to celebrate this milestone. All are welcome – especially those former members of the congregation.
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Saturday, April 27
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Representatives from Affton First Baptist Church, Salem Lutheran Church and other houses of worship met with school officials this month.
Dr. Steve Brotherton, superintendent of Affton Schools, along with Erica Chandler, community relations director, and Dena Christ and Maggie Stockmann, social workers in the district and administrators of the Affton Family Fund, met with representatives from local churches on Dec. 6 to discuss updates in the schools and how both institutions can work together to meet the needs of Affton students and families. “We recognize the importance of the roles played by the home, the church, and the schools in raising any child,” said Brotherton. “I look forward to continuing our conversations with the Affton-area clergy, and to forming partnerships and synergies to benefit our students.” Another Faith Breakfast is planned for Spring 2013. For …
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
With Lent on the way, Affton community members can head to their local parish for some delicious pesca.
With the Lenten season right around the corner, many St. Louisians are getting ready for the traditional 40 days and 40 nights of sacrifice. Lent is a time known for fasting and atonement, of giving up both foods and festivities. In particular some Christians give up eating meat on Fridays during Lent. While many find this task difficult, a few churches in the Affton area will be doing their best to make the sacrifice a little easier. Starting Ash Wednesday, March 9, local churches will be hosting fish fries for the fasting faithful. The parish meals will include a variety of fish, along with delicious side dishes, drinks and dessert. The fish fries are an affordable and easy alternative to dining out with the family. It gives community …
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Food pantry serves hungry neighbors in Affton and beyond
The white shelves and tables inside the Affton Christian Food Pantry (ACFP) are sort of like blank canvases. With the support from local churches, food banks, schools and volunteers, fresh produce, cereals, bottles of juice and cans of soup fill up the bare spaces with color. ACFP is housed in the newly renovated St. George Parish Center, just across the street from its original location on Heege Road in Affton. Eleven local affiliate churches and many local volunteers handle the pantry’s operations. The pantry opens to clients on Tuesday afternoons, Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings by appointment. “People are qualified to come to our pantry if they live in the 63123 area code or if they are referred by one of our affiliate churches…