Bel Canto Chorus Performance
Saturday, April 27 | 4:00pm | Doors open at 3:30pm

Presenting Inscriptions from the Catacombs by Normand Lockwood and seasonal selections by Palestrina, Rutter, Alfvén, Kauffmann, Vantine & others.

Refreshments will be served immediately following the concert.
Admission: Adults: $10; youth 11+ and students with ID: $7

Join us for Youth Sunday.
We are now in the Season of Easter! Join us for worship this Sunday at 10am.

It’s Youth Sunday and our children/teens will share their faith and gifts with us in a variety of ways. Come support them and stretch yourself in this new season.

Our scripture passages will be Psalm 33 and 150, John 16:16-22 and Matthew 18:1-3. These verses will help us to feel the deep love and bubbling joy of the Easter!

John Russell
Sunday, April 28 | 11:15am
John Russell, former President of the Parkway Congregation and devoted fan of the St. Louis Cardinals (baseball, not football) will entertain us...
Friday, May 10 | show 8:00pm Kirkwood Theater
Meet in lobby 7:30pm | Tickets $22

Please reserve your ticket with Carmen Bumgarner (314-330-0813) [email protected]
This hilarious new screwball comedy, featuring the glorious songs of George and Ira Gershwin, pokes fun at the Prohibition era in a clash of...
Community Iftar
Thursday, May 9 | 7:15pm- 8:45pm RSVP by May 4...

Ramadan Iftar Dinners bring individuals from different religious and cultural communities together
Become a Conversational Interfaith Partner
Some of our interfaith friends from TASOM (Turkish American Society of Missouri— are eager to become more proficient in speaking English.
Prayer List Updates
Rachel (Livengood) & Matt Ulrich & Zac – welcoming Simon Louis
born Tuesday… 7lbs 7oz and 20 1/2 inches long. All is well!
Jan & Art Rothman - healing after her hip surgery (Lisa Duke’s mom).
Bill/Kathy Hilgeman - as he preps for abdominal surgery (ulcer) on April 30.
The people of Sri Lanka as they recover from terrorist attacks/deaths… Luke Mani is OK.
Churches recovering from arson in the US.
The Notre Dame Cathedral .

Week ending April 21 - First Congregational UCC, Memphis TN;
Week ending April 28 - Grace UCC , St Louis;

The Flowering Dogwoods that were donated by a PUCC member will arrive in early May. Don’t forget to sign up on the poster/chart in the gathering space if you think you have a spot for this shade loving tree. 
Chesterfield's 28th Earth Day Celebration
May 4 @ Chesterfield Mall
Outdoors From 9:00 - 12:00 For All Recycling/ E-Cycling/ Shredding
Indoors - Lower Level Of Sears Store From 10:00 - 2:00
See Flyer in Gathering Space for more details.
St. Louis Earth Day Calendar of Events
30th Anniversary St. Louis Earth Day Festival
April 27-28 | 11:00am to 5:00pm daily | Forest Park on Muny grounds

Earth Day - Every Day | You Can Make a Difference!
Sunday, May 5
Heritage Room
Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast May 12
Women and girls: On Mother’s Day, May 12, come to church and feast on a delicious pancake breakfast with all the trimmings between 8:30 and 11:00am for FREE! (Men: $6, boys under 12: $4.)
Q: What is the Avengers favorite day of the week? 

A: Thorsday

We talked about this song on Easter morning and several of you asked for it … You Say by Lauren Daigle. When I heard it off and on throughout Lent, I was captivated by it…sounds like an Adele, Kelly Clarkson and Pink blend! I was struck during Holy Week that the disciples may have been feeling this way – especially late Thursday night throughout Friday…into Saturday and Sunday…Listen to this a few times. Pure grace.
The Word Sunlight
Down near the bottom
of the crossed-out list
of things you have to do today,
between “green thread”
and “broccoli” you find
that you have penciled “sunlight.”
Resting on the page, the word
is as beautiful, it touches you
as if you had a friend
and sunlight were a present
he had sent you from some place distant
as this morning — to cheer you up,
and to remind you that,
among your duties, pleasure
is a thing,
that also needs accomplishing
Do you remember?
that time and light are kinds
of love, and love
is no less practical
than a coffee grinder
or a safe spare tire?
Tomorrow you may be utterly
without a clue
but today you get a telegram,
from the heart in exile
proclaiming that the kingdom
still exists,
the king and queen alive,
still speaking to their children,
–to any one among them
who can find the time,
to sit out in the sun and listen.

Tony Hoagland, from  Sweet Ruin  (1992)

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