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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

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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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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Thank you from Nurses for Newborns

The shower for our Pastor Hannah and Adam Zyla in anticipation of the birth of their baby girl, not only provided a beautiful stroller for the family to use but help for families with expectant parents or new babies through Nurses for Newborns. The organization works to ensure infants have a healthy beginning. After the…

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Joy-filled Christmas Luncheon set the tone for the season

Fellowship Hall took on a festive air during the Christmas Luncheon Dec. 11. It may have been Wednesday, but the tables were dressed to the nines, adorned in white linen, set with fine china and garnished with colorful centerpieces. The event which has been held for several years is put on by the Reception Committee….

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