Mining for Memories
Friday, July 23 at 11am in-person out back of church and Zoom
A great opportunity to look back at your life and build relationships now. We share a word that might spark a memory – ie. ocean, hike, storm, garden, time, recycling.
Join with video:
Join on your phone: (312) 626-6799
Meeting ID: 851 1465 4245; Passcode: 274905

Back-to-School Fair
Saturday, July 24| Isaiah 58 Ministries
Isaiah 58 Ministries (where our Give-A-Meal donations often end up!)
needs help with their Fair. Please meet at church at 8:30am to carpool; return early afternoon.
We will be bringing/staffing some of the games - ring toss, corn hole and bowling. We are looking for four people to help with each.
(Rain date - Saturday, July 31)

Worship with us this Sunday!
Worship In-Person IN THE SANCTUARY or Facebook Live… or later on YouTube
Our scriptures are Psalm 14 (God provides for those who are without) and John 6:1-13 (The feeding of the 5,000). What are we to do when people are hungry and thirsty? Jesus is very clear. We will hear from our own Lana Biondo about what is happening at Circle of Concern – one of the recipients of our regular Give-A-Meal donations.
Ice Cream after Worship

Special treat – the Ice Cream Truck will be here at 11am! Come out to the back parking lot for the complimentary treat of your choice! Thanks to Sunday School and the Speaker Series for this sweet summer surprise!
Livestream worship on designated Sundays. Look under videos for previous livestreamed services.
All our worship service videos in one place!
All Mid~Week Meditations that have been recorded on YouTube.
This link lists bulletin posts, with the top one as the most recent.
Sunday School Live and via Zoom
Sunday School for children through 5th grade:

Meeting ID: 383 733 977
Password: 819680
Sunday School for Youth/Teens each week:

Meeting ID: 815 6130 3581
Password: 702228
1st & 3rd Tue | 2:00pm via ZOOM

Please join us this summer as we read Great Psalms of the Bible by Clint McCann.
Tuesday Evening Dialogue on Summer Break Until 8/24
7/28 - Tour and Visit to World Bird Sanctuary
Gateway Grizzlies Baseball Game - Christmas in July!
Sunday, July 25| First pitch at 5:45pm| Grizzlies Stadium, Sauget, Illinois
Join us for a great night of baseball – The Grizzlies are a member of the West Division of the Frontier League, which is a partner league of Major League Baseball.
Carpool from PUCC at 4:30pm or meet there - a 20 minute drive.
It doesn’ t matter if you’ ve been naughty or nice, everyone is invited to join us as we celebrate Christmas in July! Pull out the ugly Christmas sweaters again.
It may or may not feel like you are in the North Pole with the summer weather… Christmas-themed entertainment and characters from Frozen should help!
We have 14 tickets but can get more if needed. Tickets are $13 each
(Let us know if you need us to defray the cost)
Please RSVP; 314-872-9330
*The Grizzlies Stadium is at 2301 Grizzlie Bear Blvd; Sauget, IL 62206

Movie Night – Take Two!
[The July Movie Night was rained out]
Friday, August 6 | 7:30pm | Out back at church 
150th Anniversary Celebration of Parkway UCC Historic Sanctuary
Sunday, August 22 | 10:00 am worship | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Sanctuary and Elm Lawn Cemetery tours | PUCC Historic Sanctuary lawn, 2840 N Ballas Rd, east side of Ballas Rd

Parkway UCC Night at the Muny
Friday, August 27 | 8:00 – 10:pm | Muny Theater, Forest Park
Join us for a night at the Muny to see the debut of On Your Feet!
Discounted tickets are $13.50 per person. No backstage tours available this year. Great new show and fun night for all.
Based on the inspiring true story of the queen of Latin pop, Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, On Your Feet! is a universal sensation that shows what can happen when two people believe in their talent, music and one another. Their moving rags-to-riches story features some of the most chart-topping songs of the past quarter-century, including Rhythm is Gonna Get You, 1-2-3, Coming Out of the Dark and the title hit, Get On Your Feet. With this Muny premiere, audiences will leave ready to Conga!
RSVP to Dan Connors: | (314) 651-0279
Prayer List Updates
All the acts of kindness, justice and equity near and far!
In-person worship!
London Shay - great-granddaughter to Florence Simonson.
Dan & Kim, Ben/Henry/Davis Weas - Dan’s cancer treatments.
Ellie & Skip Larson – she is back at the Care Center at Meramec Bluffs receiving hospice care.
Sr. Mary Kay McKenzie - just diagnosed with cancer (Tom’s sister).
Brian McCarter - blood clots effecting his entire left leg (Doris/David).
Carlene Buenger - hospitalized to get infection cleared up (Connors).
All impacted by Covid-19 - individuals, families, healthcare workers.
If anyone needs support or if anyone vaccinated would like to on the
Care Team, please reach out to; 314-330-0629
Gun violence and other violence across the US and other lands.
Grieving families and workers in Miami after condo collapse.
The unrest in Haiti and South Africa.
The flooding in Western Europe… including Sylvie and Avery Delannay’s family in Belgium.
The wildfires in the United States.
St Louis Assn UCC Covenant Partner
Week ending July 25 - Samuel UCC, Clayton;
Week ending August 1 - Second Congregational UCC, Memphis.

Less than three minutes of inspiration from a young adult in our sibling UCC church in Kansas City, Missouri:
Summer Humor
What happens if you throw a red sun hat in the water?
It gets wet! 
I believe we can change the world if we start listening to one another again. Simple, honest, human conversation. Not mediation, negotiation, problem-solving, debate, or public meetings. Simple, truthful conversation where we each have a chance to speak, we each feel heard, and we each listen well.
~Margaret J. Wheatley
The Other Side of the Hill Documentary
Virtual Screening July 10 - July 25th

OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL is a new film that will be available this summer through IPL for free congregational screenings and individual viewing at home between July 10-25. Where can East & West, Republicans & Democrats, find the common ground needed to address climate change? How can industry and environmentalists work hand in hand? And how can local economies find opportunity in a lower emissions future?
Double Your Gift with Spire
Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis has partnered with Spire to build affordable housing in St. Louis…and you can help. From June 1st through July 30th, your gift to our local office will be matched dollar for dollar by Spire up to $50,000. Together, we could raise a total of $100,000!
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
Visit our social media for a mix of pix and to see what other PUCCers would like you to attend/experience/ponder/pray about with them.
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(314) 872 9330
2841 N Ballas Road,
St. Louis, MO 63131

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