Let Us Worship Together
Join us for worship this Sunday at 10am (or watch it later) on our YouTube channel (Kevin Cameron) --- a pre-recorded worship experience. We will send you the link on Saturday evening and/or Sunday morning.
We will continue our journey with Jesus and the disciples in Matthew 14:22-33. Jesus is praying alone on the mountain. The disciples are in the boat when a storm comes up. Jesus walks across the lake to them. They are frightened - and then encouraged by him. There’s more walking on water, some additional trouble and some rescuing. The sermon title is ‘Sinking and Rising’.
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You can find many of our worship services and mid-week meditations of the last several months on our YouTube Channel (Kevin Cameron) or on Facebook.com/ParkwayUnitedChurchOfChrist under videos.
Sunday School
Sunday School for children through 5th grade
Meeting ID: 383 733 977
Password: 819680

Sunday School for Youth/Teens each week:
Join with video:
Meeting ID: 815 6130 3581
Password: 702228
Adult Education
Confessions of a Book Disciple by Harold Cobb
Sun, Aug 9 | 11:15am | via ZOOM
Tuesday Evening Dialogue
If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

2nd & 4th Tuesdays beginning August 11
7:00pm via ZOOM
Helping Our Neighbors
Now through 16 August 2020

Back to school clothing items needed.
August Alzheimer's news
Prayer List Updates
Marion Pleis - birth of her ninth great-grandchild, Iris Quinn Canaday.
Naomi and Joe Runtz - as she recuperates from knee replacement.
Karen Boyd & Family - celebrating the life of her brother Alvah.
Marv Herpel - strengthening after a fall - Surrey Place… 314-413-0985;
Canyon Creek #21; 14701 Olive Blvd, Chesterfield, MO 63017.
Susan Sieber Carroll - surgery on 8/10 due to Crohn’s Disease.
Healthcare workers, homeless and many others at risk right now.
Physical Distancing… if anyone needs groceries, medicine and/or other support, please reach out to [email protected]; 314-330-0629
People who are struggling with their mental health.
People who aren’t feeling safe at home but are remaining there.
Individuals in all levels of leadership as they make decisions today.
Healing of relationships between the public and the police.
Students, parents, teachers, admins prepping for school to start soon.
People and places dealing with powerful storms this week.
People of Beirut, Lebanon as they recover from violence and more.

St Louis Assn UCC Covenant Partner
Week ending August 9 - St John UCC, Manchester; stjohnmanchester.org
Week ending August 16 - St. Johns Evangelical UCC, Mehlville; stjucc.org

Video
This 2 ½ minute video will help you get ready to be on the boat with the disciples in this Sunday’s gospel lesson. (Iris created this for MAD Camp last week – our PUCC version of VBS. This year was on Zoom – what a great week! Thanks again to all involved!)

Inspiration
This weekend would have been the Closing Ceremonies of the 2020 Summer Olympics. They have been rescheduled for July 23 - August 8, 2021in Tokyo.
We wanted to share this stirring 90 second spot with you because of where we are now.
Humor
A boat carrying red paint and a boat carrying blue paint crashed into each other. The crews were marooned.

Where do boats go when they get sick? The Dock.
Inspiration
Prayer for Beirut by Maren Tirabassi, UCC Pastor

Holy One of mercy and peace,
as you walked across the stormy sea
so long ago, walk in the rubble
of your great city Beirut.

Hold tenderly all who mourn today
loved ones who have died
and those who are waiting
for identifications,
and for those who are missing
to be found.

Be among those who care
for the wounded,
and those who try to cope
with this catastrophe
in the midst of the struggle
ongoing with covid-19.

In the chaos of broken buildings
and the aftermath
of the terrible rain of glass,
give moments of hope,
the welcome kindness of neighbors
and the generosity of the world.

To the re-construction
of the city itself, bring courage
and to the equally long
reconstruction
of the confidence of people
so de-stabilized, bring peace,
for we pray,
in all your holy names. amen.

LIFE classes from Eden Seminary will be happening via Zoom this fall. We are going to go back to the Friday evening- shorter Saturday format as the faculty feels that this will help reduce “Zoom Fatigue” for the Certificate courses. The Psalm Elective will be three Wed. nights.
So the timing will be Friday 7:00-9:00
Sat. 9-11:30/ 12:30-2:00.
Full course descriptions from the Eden faculty and registration information will be available soon.
Certificate Courses:
Sept. 25 & 26 Missional Leadership with Rev. Steve Lawler
Oct. 23 & 24 Preaching, Rev. Dr. Christopher Grundy
Nov. 13 & 14 Pastoral Care, Rev. Dr. Kristen Leslie
PSALM elective: Sept. 9, 16, 23 7:00-9:00 p.m. Rev. Dr. Clint McCann.

Habitat for Humanity St. Louis
Due to the pandemic, there are currently no construction volunteer opportunities available. However, our local Habitat staff continues to finish the 5 homes in the La Saison neighborhood, and will then move on to 5 new homes in the Gate neighborhood.
The need for financing still exists. Through the generosity of two anonymous donors, your gift to Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis can go twice as far! From now through August 31st, gifts made by donors like you will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $40,000 - that's a total of $80,000 we can potentially raise with your help!
Remember: in order for your gift to count toward the match, you must give directly to our local office at 3830 South Grand Blvd or make your gift online at www.habitatSTL.org. Thank you for helping us make the most of this fundraising opportunity, which translates to affordable housing for families in need, right here in St. Louis.
More info? Tom McKenzie: [email protected] | (314) 567-0429

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2841 N Ballas Road,
St. Louis, MO 63131

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