The five local churches that participate in Safe Homes for the Elderly and Disabled, including University United Methodist Church, are celebrating three years of service to the elderly and disabled.
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Daily PatchCast: Woman Dies Following Blaze Near Creve Coeur, Man Arrested in Assault at St. Peters Church and More
A roundup of St. Louis news headlines for Wednesday.
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Monday, December 27, 2010
Presbyterian Church renovates to become more accessible to the community.
Trinity Presbyterian Church has been a part of the University City community for well over 50 years. And over those years, their community of faith has evolved drastically and so has their building. Trinity has taken great pride in affirming that their place of worship is truly open to everyone; but when their elevator stopped working, that left a tremendous impact on their parishioners with disabilities. What started off as a simple gesture to repair an old elevator has turned into a much greater cause for Trinity. After considering the positive impact a new elevator would have on the church, they began to look at other ways to make the church more accessible, more safer and more welcoming to the community at large. "As we …
Monday, December 13, 2010
Regional Arts Commission serves as home for a progressive house of worship.
Unlike the musicians and artists hovering around the community bulletin board at Vintage Vinyl recently, Pastor Dietra Wise was not promoting a concert or exhibit; she was spreading the word about Liberation Christian Church, a new house of worship. It was no coincidence, that exactly 40-years after the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Pastor Wise decided to plant the church in the heart of the Delmar Loop. "We walked up and down the street praying about locations, and we found that the RAC (Regional Arts Commission) was the perfect non-traditional place for our parishioners to worship," she explained. Wise was enthusiastic about the RAC because of its location; she saw U City as a reflection of what God called Liberation to …