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Pastor’s Post

Dear Friends in Christ, I am pleased to let you know that while we are not meeting in person for worship, we are going to still put up our Easter cross in front of the church.  You will recall this is the cross made of chicken wire that we put flowers in.  On Easter you…

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Pastor’s Post

“This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it.”  (Psalm 118:24) So sings the psalmist in the lectionary reading for this coming Sunday.  Today the sun is out and the day will be beautiful-if we choose it to be. Each day always presents us with things to…

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Pastor’s Post

Dear Friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you! The changes have been happening fast in our lives.  Everyone feels it.  Despite this rapid pace, I think people are slowly getting their footing. In talking with a checker at Target and one at Dierberg’s a few days ago, both said the rush was definitely slower…

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Pastor’s Post

Grace and peace to you all! It was very strange to be in the sanctuary yesterday morning without you all.  More than anything, that is what drove home for me how different things are right now.  And yet we still worshiped!–though we know that, due to our learning curve, you all worshiped with us this…

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Pastor’s Post

Dear friends in Christ, Session met last night via a conference call and this is where things are as of today: There will be no public worship services at church through the end of March.  We are monitoring the pandemic as we go along and hope we can get back to public services in April. …

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Pastor’s Post

03-16-2020 Grace and Peace you! I wanted to update you on what is happening here at church.  Yesterday, was the first Sunday without a worship service.  It was very strange being here on a Sunday morning without all of you.  A a handful of folks dropped in or came to check on a few things,…

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COVID-19 Update 3-14-20

Dear Friends in Christ, You are probably aware that St. Louis County Executive Sam Page declared a State of Emergency in St. Louis County on Friday.  Churches are not included in this declaration.  However, our presbytery leadership has asked the Presbyterian churches within the Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy to cancel worship this Sunday, March 15th.  In…

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ECC keeps kids growing mind, body and heart

Art and physical education aren’t left behind at the Early Childhood Center at Webster Groves Presbyterian Church. Children have the opportunity to enjoy both activities. Feb. 21, however, was an exceptional day with students in the junior kindergarten class enjoying relay races in physical education and participating in the creation of the congregational art project…

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New Collection for Urban Sprouts

WGPC members are getting in step with our mission outreach and embracing our new partners. On Sunday, Jan. 12, Founding Executive Director of Urban Sprouts Child Development Center Ellicia Lanier and Operations Director Andrea Barragan joined us during the education hour, where members took hoops and ribbon, sticks and caps and made crafty toys to…

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Congregational Meeting January 26th

The annual meeting of the congregation will take place at the conclusion of the 10:30am worship service on the 26th. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the annual report, approve the terms of call for pastors, present the church budget, and to elect a trustee to fulfill an open position on the board….

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