Response to NAACP Travel Advisory for the state of Missouri

On August 2, 2017, the NAACP announced a Travel Advisory for African American travelers in Missouri. This travel alert, the NAACP said, “calls for African American travelers, visitors and Missourians to pay special attention and exercise extreme caution when traveling throughout the state given the series of questionable, race-based incidents occurring statewide recently …” [for NAACP news release see http://www.naacp.org/latest/travel-advisory-state-missouri/

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Bring your Hands and Feet to GA223

The Opportunity Groups from across the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) are invited to spend a week in St. Louis, MO, June 16-23, observing parts of the 223rd General Assembly and participating in the Hands and Feet initiative. This is a perfect opportunity for youth or intergenerational groups. Hands & Feet is a new initiative to highlight and strengthen local and national

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New Opportunity with STL Urban Missions

We’re excited to announce another service learning opportunity. STL Urban Missions is a ministry of the First Presbyterian Church of Ferguson, MO. Their program is a mission camp experience in the St. Louis area and it’s designed to provide a variety of work experiences such as soup kitchens, homeless shelters, youth programs and housing rehab. The St. Louis Urban Mission Camp

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Hands and Feet Flood Recovery Update

This afternoon I received some more details from The Salvation Army Midland Division Disaster Recovery Services that I wanted to share with you. Volunteers are needed to help repair damages and rebuild the homes of those devastated during the winter 2015 floods throughout the St. Louis area and surrounding counties. Over 100 disaster survivors are still in need of construction

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