Youth Fellowship actually represents two groups for young people – one for Middle School Youth (6th – 8th Grades), and the other for Senior High Youth (9th – 12th Grades). Youth Fellowship gatherings all include fun, faith, and friendships. Middle and High School students meet with adult sponsors and teachers on Sunday mornings after the “Not for Children Only” segment of worship (about 10:15am on all but the first and fifth Sundays, when Youth remain in worship).
S.A.G.E. (Social and Growth Experiences) is a lively group that meets monthly to enjoy social and growth experiences that expand the mind and commitment to others.
Holy Paparazzi documents and promotes church events through photography.
Devine Diners (yes, they know it’s spelled wrong) meet on the second Tuesday of a month (carpool from the church at 11:30am) to experience St. Louis local diner fare.
Lady Elect is a women’s group that meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. for planned activities and fellowship. Yearly fund-raising activities are planned so that benevolence and mission work can be funded on an as-needed basis. All are welcome!
Monday Morning Men is a crew of church men and women (who just like the alliteration of their historic name) meeting weekly to help with church maintenance chores. Break time happens mid-morning with coffee, sweets, and a trivia quiz.
Willing Workers is a group that meets each Tuesday at 10:00 AM, except the second Tuesday when the Mary Martha Guild meets, to sew a variety of items such as baby quilts, layettes, lap robes, wheelchair bags, and Christmas stockings. All items are donated to the Board of Religious Organizations in the city for distribution to those in need.
Practicing Our Faith is a monthly gathering of women seeking to walk more closely with God by studying and discussing faith practices, such as Sabbath observance, stewardship, meditation, and prayer. They usually meet on the second Tuesdays.
Journeymen meets twice a month on Thursday morning at 8:00 AM. The group provides a venue for men to discuss current issues, books, travelogues and their own spiritual journeys. All men are welcome to attend, including non-members.
Mary Martha Guild is a daytime guild which meets every second Tuesday of the month for planned activities, fellowship and lunch.
FAITH: Continuing the Search is a seasonal, weekly gathering on Wednesday mornings at 10am, for members, non-members, and guests who recognize that doubting can be as much a part of one’s religious experience as believing.
Lenten Series: Every Wednesday evening during Lent there is soup and bread dinner at 6:00 PM, followed by a devotional and educational program.
April Benevolence Auction is held with the purpose of raising funds for the charities and justice agencies our faith community supports.
Habitat for Humanity Work Team is a chance not only for service to the wider community, but also to enjoy camaraderie as you work side-by-side with others from the church.
Retreats: There are many opportunities for members of the congregation, both young and old, to attend retreats at Camp Mo-Val, a ministry of the Missouri Mid-South Conference, United Church of Christ.
Holiday Programs, including Hanging of the Greens: There are many opportunities for fellowship and participation in preparing our church for the holidays. The Hanging of the Greens is a special Sunday service, the second Sunday in December, in which members participate in decorating the sanctuary for Christmas.