Upcoming Events In our Extended Community
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Movies Under the Stars
Thursday June 29 Chesterfield Amphitheater At dusk Free. All ages.
THE SECRET LIVE OF PETS | JUNE 29  The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes. (Rated PG).


General Synod in Baltimore

Every two years, General Synod brings together thousands of faithful members of the United Church of Christ for formal church witness, inspirational worship, and fellowship with friends (new and old).  In June 2017, thousands from across the country (and abroad) will gather for General Synod 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. Together, we will discern resolutions of witness, church structure, and function. We will stand up for issues that demand a faithful witness. And we will join together in worship each day to lift up the Stillspeaking God.  At General Synod 2017, we will "Make Glad!" as we celebrate, debate, worship and witness. Join us. More information.


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JULY 6  |  EVENT DETAILS
Join us for Party off the Parkway, a new and exciting event that celebrates community in Chesterfield’s Central Park. Stop by on Thursday, July 6 to enjoy great food from Completely Sauced + Frankly Sausages, delicious dessert from Sarah's Cake Shop, hand-crafted beer from Six Mile Bridge, wine from Naked Vine, live music from Fanfare, yoga in the park with Valley Yoga, a farmer’s market, art events for kids, plus much more! Stop by between 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm for new experience every month. Admission is free and open to the public.

Select Saturdays, Select Saturdays, June 3-August 26 7:30 pm Chesterfield Amphitheater Free. All ages. 

ROCKIN’ CHAIR | JULY 8 An incredible eight-piece tribute that pays homage to 70’s supergroups!

SUMMER BREEZE | JULY 22 A tribute to “Yacht Rock” and those smooth listening hits from the 70’s and 80’s!

RAY SCOTT | AUGUST 12  An international country music star - we are a stop on the Guitar for Sale World Tour!

REVELATION | AUGUST 26 This show-stopping Journey tribute will headline Backstoppalooza! Great music - great cause! All donations are welcome to support Backstoppers!


July 9, Calvary United Church of Christ Annual BBQ Sunday, July 9 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at 2501 Hartland Ave. - The community is invited to join us for our annual BBQ on Dinner includes choice of pork steak or chicken, potato salad, baked beans or corn, bread, dessert, and a drink.  Cost is $11.00 at the door ($10.00 in advance) for adults and $5.50 at the door ($5.00 in advance) for children.  Children 3 and under eat free. Carry outs are also available and a "Christmas in July"  sale will be going on for those who like to browse.  For information or advance tickets, call 314-429-7464 M-Th, 9:30 - Noon.  


July 9, 16, & 23, Summer Movie: "Fences" - at Kirkwood UCC (1603 Dougherty Ferry Road, 63122), 10:45 – 11:45 am, in the theater -      How do we hear God still speaking to us, especially in the everyday activities of our lives?  Is it ever through contemporary media messages? The movies? Or is it in conversation with others? Or could it be in conversation with others about the messages we see and hear around us?  During July, we will be viewing the recently released film “Fences”.  Click here for a flyer


Abbey Road Warriors @ Faust Park  Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 
Volcanic Ash @ Faust Park  Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Technology for Reflective Ministries

Retreat and Workshop by Avis Clendenen July 24—28, 2017 Registration: 8:00 A.M. Monday Program concludes Friday afternoon. 3 CEU’s will be granted through Saint Xavier University, Chicago for participation in this week.


Radiogram @ Faust Park Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Butch Wax and The Hollywoods @ Faust Park Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Scott Laytham and Karl Holmes @ Faust Park Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Billy Peek @ Faust Park Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

TRAUMA AND THE CHILDAugust 19, 2017 Program for pastoral workers, educators, and nurses.



Join a co-operative food packaging event to produce one million non-perishable meals to meet local and international hunger needs. Sat. & Sun. August 26 & 27  at the St. Charles Family Arena. People of all faiths are welcome.  Vounteer

Backstoppalooza  Saturday, August 26  Doors open at 6:00 pm  Chesterfield Amphitheater  Free to attend. All ages.

The 5th Annual Backstoppalooza fundraiser concert, presented by GO! Magazine/St. Louis Post Dispatch, Hesse Martone and Merrill Lynch, will be on Saturday, August 26 at the Chesterfield Amphitheater, beginning at 6:00 pm. The concert is free to attend and is open to the public. All merchandise, food, beverage and donations will benefit Backstoppers, Inc., an organization that provides immediate financial aid and other support to the families of Police Officers and Firefighters who lose their lives in the line of duty.

The headlining band for this year’s Backstoppalooza concert is REVELATION/A TRIBUTE TO JOURNEY!  Revelation/A Tribute to Journey started from the love and respect for the musicians that make up one of the best bands out of California, Journey. Revelation/A Tribute to Journey are five talented musicians that capture the sounds and magic of the ban.  Danny Wayman with his amazing vocal ability, perfectly emulates the vocal style of Steve Perry. With dedication and emphasis on detail, Revelation/A Tribute to Journey is a band that brings a new meaning and energy to the word “tribute.”


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Budweiser Taste of St. Louis  

September 16 from 11:00 am-10:00 pm  September 17 from 11:00 am-7:00 pm Chesterfield Amphitheater Free to attend tastestl.com 

The Taste of St. Louis, the region’s largest “foodie” event, will return to Chesterfield Amphitheater on September 15 through 17!  The Taste will include all of the same great award-winning elements patrons have come to expect over the past 11 years. Please visit tastestl.com for more details.


Sep 28 Festival of Jazz Worship is a three-day national gathering celebrating the Spirit of Jazz in Christian worship and ministry.

Come join us for hands-on learning experiences to complement inspiring jazz performances in the context of worship.  Be inspired by Rev. Geoffrey Black's keynote address, three great bands, renowned preachers, workshop leaders, storytellers and more.  FLYER

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REV. DR. EMANUEL CLEAVER III  PRESENTS AN ADVENT PREPARATION  WORKSHOP FOR CLERGY  October 2—4, 2017
Workshop Leader: Rev. Dr. Emanuel Cleaver III  is Senior Pastor of St. James United Methodist  Church in Kansas City, MO.  Liturgical Coordinator: Paul Vasile is a church  musician, consultant, composer and Executive Director
of Music that Makes Community.


NEW AWAKENINGS HOSTS ILIA DELIO, OSF October 28, 2017  9:00 A.M.—4:30 P.M.  Presenter: Ilia Delio, OSF, is an American theologian  specializing in the area of science and religion.  To register, contact Bob Kaintz This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or call 314.256.1787.


Other Events

Cape Albeon (our UCC senior living community), is hosting a 60th Anniversary event for the United Church of Christ on Sunday, June 25th. Your invited to the United Church of Christ 60th Anniversary Open House, Sunday, June 25th from 1:30-7 pm at Cape Albeon.  Come celebrate with us and learn how our faith based community began.  We will have a short program in the Chapel, enjoy appetizers, desserts and beverages in the dining room.  Tours available throughout the afternoon.  Please RSVP by June 20th to 636-431-2046.

CBC SUMMER ACADEMY
Attention rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders!
 
Learn about the awesome camps and classes available to young men during the month of June! 

Wall of Prayer

Peace United Church of Christ in Webster Groves, 204 E Lockwood Ave., has erected a wall of prayer on its lawn facing Lockwood Ave., welcoming prayer requests from anyone in the wider community. Anyone may leave a prayer request. The prayer requests will be collected each week and offered in the Sunday morning worship services at the church. Members then will take home the requests to pray about them during the following week.

 
The wall will remain on the front lawn until Easter, to coincide with the Christian Lenten season. Peace UCC worship services are at 8:30am and 11am each Sunday morning.  Anyone may leave a prayer request, with or without leaving their names. There will be paper and writing utensils available.  A staff member will collect the prayers on Saturday, April 15. The minister will read the prayer requests and the congregation will respond in prayer requests and pray about them during the following week.
 
This came about when retired pastor Rev. Al Schon came up with the idea for the wall as an opportunity for a church in the suburbs to support people in need throughout the metropolitan area. Rev. Schon states: "As a society, we are experiencing all sorts of pain, suffering and fear. Peace United Church of Christ wants to provide the community with a unique way of offering up their prayers requesting healing, solace and strength. Receiving prayer requests in our "Wall of Prayer" will give us the opportunity as a religious community to support those who leave them, and further, to exercise our belief that God listens to the concerns of all of God's children. So it doesn't matter to God or to us whether they belong to our church or another, or if they are of a faith tradition other than Christian; their prayers matter. And so we will join our prayers to theirs."