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If you haven’t had the chance to yet, you may want to read and pray through the email we sent about the tragedy in Uvlade, Texas earlier this week … it’s titled Another “Day After”... things I found helpful last night & this mourning morning’

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Worship with Us this Sunday

May 29, 2022 | 10:00am In-person and Facebook Live… later YouTube (if possible)

 

It’s Ascension Sunday—Jesus completes his post-resurrection appearances and ascends to heaven, wrapping up his earthly physical ministry. He shares one final teaching moment and launches the believers.

Our scriptures tell the Ascension story—Acts 1:1-11 and Luke 24:44-53

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Though the Earth Should Change: The Urgency of Outdoor Worship in an Era of Ecological Crisis by Professor Christopher Grundy

 

Sunday, May 29 | 11:15am | Heritage Room & Zoom

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AWOL Spring-Summer Schedule

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1st & 3rd Tuesdays

6:00pm Potluck

1:45pm Fellowship

2:00pm Discussion

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Tuesday Evening Dialogue

June 14

Our discussion of Braiding Sweetgrass continues.

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Annual Meeting & Vitality Reboot

Sunday, June 12 |11:15am

This serves as the official call to the Annual Congregational Meeting: Leadership in the sanctuary immediately following worship on June 12. 

Following our Annual Meeting, join us for ice cream and opportunities to volunteer your time and talents. Tables in the Gathering Space will have sign-up for volunteer positions needed right now. Other opportunities will follow later in 2023. Once you have reviewed all the great opportunities, please go to the back parking lot for an ice cream treat.

1st Sunday Choir Needs YOU! 1st Sunday Choir continues year-round, every month, and it needs YOU to come help. Next singing is SUNDAY JUNE 5th, gathering at 9:00am. No extra rehearsals; just show up in Sanctuary Choir Loft at 9am to learn an easy anthem, then sing it at the 10am service. Easy as that, no weekly rehearsals, one-and-done! Any questions please e-mail or text Music Director Barry: barry@parkwayucc.org or 636.485.5378. 

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Saturday, August 6, 9:00am - 3:00pm

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Prayer List Updates

All the acts of kindness, justice and equity near and far.

2022 Grads

Teachers, Administrators and families as the school year ends.

The Haacks – treatment for an eye infection.

Oehler Family - preparing for Grant & Callie’s wedding this weekend!

Ellie Svenson - back home after time in a care center after a stroke. 

Joan Biest - in the midst of challenging chemotherapy treatments.

All impacted by Covid-19 - individuals, families, healthcare workers; If anyone needs help getting vax/booster or if anyone vaccinated would like to be on the Care Team, please reach out to kevin@parkwayucc.org

The people of Ulvade, Texas.

The war in Ukraine.

Racial violence in the US.

Infant and Baby Formula shortage across the US.

Women’s Justice issues.

 

St Louis Association UCC Covenant Partner

Week ending May 29 - Unleashing Potential - UP, St Louis

(Formerly Neighborhood Houses); upstl.org

Week ending June 5 - Immanuel UCC, Ferguson; immanuelucc.church


Memorial Day (originally known as Decoration Day) is a federal holiday in the United States for mourning the U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the United States armed forces. It is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly observed on May 30 from 1868 to 1970.

Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day to honor and mourn those who died while serving in the U.S. military. Many volunteers place an American flag on graves of military personnel in national cemeteries. Memorial Day is also considered the unofficial beginning of summer in the United States.

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A humorous and inspirational four-minute pep talk for teachers and students


Humor

What is brown, hairy, and wears sunglasses?

A coconut on vacation.


What kind of tree fits in your hand?

A palm tree!


What do you do if you get rejected at the sunscreen company?

Reapply

 

Ponder


Everything Is Waiting for You by David Whyte

Your great mistake is to act the drama

as if you were alone. As if life

were a progressive and cunning crime

with no witness to the tiny hidden

transgressions. To feel abandoned is to deny

the intimacy of your surroundings. Surely,

even you, at times, have felt the grand array;

the swelling presence, and the chorus, crowding

out your solo voice. You must note

the way the soap dish enables you,

or the window latch grants you freedom.

Alertness is the hidden discipline of familiarity.

The stairs are your mentor of things

to come, the doors have always been there

to frighten you and invite you,

and the tiny speaker in the phone

is your dream-ladder to divinity.


Put down the weight of your aloneness and ease into the

conversation. The kettle is singing

even as it pours you a drink, the cooking pots

have left their arrogant aloofness and

seen the good in you at last. All the birds

and creatures of the world are unutterably

themselves. Everything is waiting for you.

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Mental Health Support


24/7 Crisis Hotline 800-273-8255 (TALK)

 

988 (new nationwide 3-digit number similar to 911)

 

800-SUICIDE: 800-784-2433

 

24/7 Missouri Department of Mental Health 800-811-4760

 

Text 741741 and someone will text right back… www.crisistextline.org

 

Behavioral Health Network of Greater St Louis 314-449-6713

We appreciate your submissions of jokes, quotes, photos, videos, weekly opportunities, Mid~Week Meditation ideas, scriptures that are important to you, hymn/song suggestions, poetry, etc. We would love to hear from you: kevin@parkwayucc.org
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