Hillcrest Adventist School will be presenting The Christmas Express for one night only on December 20, 2018 at 7 p.m. at St. Louis Central SDA Church. There will be a Christmas cookie reception following in the fellowship hall. Everyone is invited to come and be a part of this special event! Hillcrest has students who attend from the St. Louis Central, Mid Rivers, West County, Tabernacle of Praise, Agape, Berean, and Urumuri churches. This evening is a great time to get together with our brothers and sisters from all over the city. Hope to see you there!
The church family is invited to a post Wedding Shower for Marcie (Toay) and Michael Curnutte, married October 14, 2018. The shower will be on October 28, at 2:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of West County Church.Families are invited. The Curnutte’s are not registered, giftcards welcome. Please RSVP to Dana Clark 314-422-9401 or Clark.email@example.com for positive attendance.
Sunday, October 21, 2018. There is a master list of work that needs to be done on the greeters table. Please feel free to sign up for what you would like to work on at the work bee, before or even after the scheduled work day. Your help is very much appreciated! 8 a.m. For more information please contact Collin Weible.
“Grow Church” coming October 20 to West County Church. All members and future members are encouraged to attend this meeting to learn how churches can faces challenges successfully, engage the community in a meaningful way, prepare for the harvest and grow as a result. Mark your calendars and plan to join in the fellowship at 1:30pm in the sanctuary. INFO: Pastor Ken
Directions to Babler State Park. Take a right on Wild Horse Creek Road turn right on Kehrs Mill Road. Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Wild Horse Creek Road. Turn Left onto MO-109 S. Turn right onto Babler Park Drive. Turn right onto Guy Park Drive at entrance to Babler Park.
Remember at October’s picnic to bundle up, with the weather being cooler and then enjoy the extra warmth at one of the four stone fire places.
Join us for a "Picnic in the Park". We will meet following the church service. Picnic will be potluck style, so please bring at least 2 dishes. Paper goods will be supplied. The park has a covered pavilion so picnics will take place rain or shine.
- Visioning & Goal Setting Principles of Effective Leadership Conflict Management
- Nurturing New Members Advertising Women’s Ministries Communication Skills
- A Woman of Worth Evangelism/Bible Study
- Public Speaking
- Impacting Teens
Please register by July 5 at www.imsda.org/women or call 515-223-1197, ext. 2116. No fee to attend! Learn about visioning & goal setting; principles of effective leadership, conflict management, nurturing new members, communication skills, public speaking, impacting teens, and many other topics.
On Sunday, June 24, West County is hosting a blood drive from 12:00-4:00 pm.
We need 20 people to sign up to reach our goal. Preregister at www.redcrossblood.org.
Please consider helping us reach our goal and make an appointment for our drive or stop on Sunday, June 24th. It will take about an hour out of your day and you will help save up to 3 lives!
The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood in our lifetime.
Let’s pull together and make this drive a success! Thanks so much!
For more information please contact Lauren Thompson or Leslie Olin.
The church family is invited to a post Wedding Shower for Kolby & Sierra Beem, married in May, 2018. The shower will be on June 17, at 1:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of West County Church. Families are invited.
The Beems are registered at the following stores: Target, IKEA, Wayfair and Amazon.com
Please RSVP to Mary Schwantes 913-439-0531 or firstname.lastname@example.org for positive attendance.
Join the family style picnic this month at Longview Farm where there is a nice asphalt walking path that takes walkers through a wooded area, a pond, pastoral barn, pasture, garden area around the house and a playground. It will be a great time for fellowship in nature.
- Picnics are potluck style. Please bring at least two dishes.
- Paper goods will be supplied.
- Each park has a covered pavilion so picnics will
- Takes place rain or shine!
Hope to see you there!
Please join us June 5-9 at Sunnydale Academy for the 2018 Iowa-Missouri Camp Meeting. Featured speakers include Bonita Shields, from the NAD Stewardship department; Douglas Na’a, from It Is Written; and the team from Coming Out Ministries. We will also have music by Cyiza Music Ministry.
Additional details are still being worked out, and we’ll post updates here as information becomes available.
Registration is now open for those who need to reserve dorm or camping space, or for those who would like to buy meal tickets.
Venture onto an uncharted island where kids are rescued by Jesus! Anchor kids in the truth that Jesus carries them through every storm in life. They'll learn to hold onto God's promises when they are lonely, they worry, they struggle, do wrong, and feel powerless.
Directions to the Visitor Center at Purina Farms located just 10 minutes west of Six Flags on Hwy 44. Take the Gray Summit exit #253 and head North on Hwy 100 for 1/2 miles. Take a left and head West on MM for approx. one mile until you reach the Purina Farms entrance on the left-hand side.
Meet at the Visitor Center parking lot along the fenced field for a Tail Gate Lunch at 1:00 PM.... We’ll line up our open car trunks for this pot luck style meal. (Paper goods will be supplied.) Don’t forget a chair or blanket to sit on the lawn to enjoy your lunch.
At 2:00 PM we will visit the hands on displays of the Farm.
Join us for our annual health expo May 1 from 12-3 pm!
Free Screenings Include:
- Blood Sugar
- Step Test
- Peak Flow Meter
- Dental Screening
- Stress Indicator Inventory
- Vegetarian food samples
- Fun children's activities!
Also featuring health demonstrations providing information on:
- The benefits of charcoal and how to make a charcoal poultice for home use
- Hydrotherapy demonstration
- Vegetarian cooking demonstration
- Exercise demonstration and how to give an anti-stress massage
Plus enjoy over 24 other vendors! This is a fun and educational event you won't want to miss!
Enjoy a health lecture and a delicious vegan meal! Recipes will be provided along with an interactive, live cooking demonstration!
Pathfinder Bible Experience starts this weekend in Joplin, MO with the Area Teams. This year the Pathfinders have been studying the books of Daniel and Esther. For the past few months they have been putting in a lot of time and effort and most importantly a great attitude for which we are so thankful! What a wonderful program for our children to really search and learn the Word! Please pray for the Pathfinders that their efforts will be blessed this weekend!
OUR HIGH PRIEST will be the theme for Week of Prayer 2018 on January 8-12 from 7:00-8:00 PM. Each evening we will examine the apparel of the Old Testament high priest to see what we can learn for our lives.
MONDAY - "The Anointing Oil" & "Holiness unto the Lord"
TUESDAY - "Bare Feet" & "The Robe" WEDNESDAY - "The Ephod" & "The Girdle"
THURSDAY - "The Breastplate" & "Urmin and Thummim"
FRIDAY - "The Censer" & "Bells and Pomegranates" On Friday evening come at 6:00 for a soup supper before the prayer time at 7:00.
INFO: Brian and Dana Clark
Hillcrest School is proud to present a Christmas Musical entitled "A Tree Lot Christmas" on December 14 at 7 p.m. at Central Church. There will be a Christmas cookie reception following the program. Hope to see you all there!
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On Friday, December 1 , we will have an Agape Supper at the church. All are welcome! These occasions are a special time where we can gather to welcome the Sabbath, approximate the last supper in our modern way , and partake in the grape juice, unleavened bread, and participate in foot washing. The supper is light fare, with vegetable or fruit platters, soups and crackers, pita bread, hummus, or similar items. Please mark your calendars and join your church fam ily in this special worship/remembrance gathering. If you can be there, please let us know what food item you can bring for the supper. We could use 3 or 4 soups as well as platters of other food items. You can email Rebecca at aCellist@hotmail.com. We look forward to seeing you there!