Barbara Moorman Memorial Service
A memorial service for Barbara Moorman will be Saturday, November 22, at 2 pm in the chapel at Laclede Groves, 723 S. Laclede Station Road.  Barbara was a long time member of Faith Des Peres.  She is survived by her son, two daughters, 7 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Sweet Tomatoes Fundraiser, December 1, 5-8 pm
Join your fellow church members at the Sweet Tomatoes in Creve Coeur between 5-8 pm on Monday, December 1 and help raise money for Lydia's House.  All you need to do is bring the attached flier with you and Sweet Tomatoes will donate a portion of the proceeds to Lydia's House.  Hope you can join us. See you there!  

Poinsettia Orders              
It’s time to order poinsettias for Christmas. There is a sign-up sheet in the Gathering Space.The cost is $10 per plant.

Giving Tree
Faith Des Peres' Mission and Ministry committee will begin the annual Christmas giving tree collections today. Ornaments are available for parishioners to take that will provide gift ideas for 25 children from SouthSide Early Childhood Center and for 34 women/children from Lydia's House.  The ornaments are available starting today, with gifts and ornaments to be brought back unwrapped for our Christmas giving celebration on December 7th.  We will celebrate our gift-giving with music and tasty treats provided by Mission and Ministry. We look forward to this much anticipated event, where our congregation provides for those in need during the season of giving!

Parent’s Day Out, December 6, 10:30-2:30
Parents, get some shopping done or just have fun while the teenagers of the church babysit your child(ren) for $10.  Register by December 3 so we know how many babysitters are needed.  Please pack a lunch or snack for your child. 

Annual Gingerbread House Party– Register by December 7!
Come and decorate a gingerbread house on Saturday, December 13 from 10am-noon. This event is geared towards kids but all ages are welcome to decorate or to provide help. Invite friends to join us in Fellowship Hall for a fun morning together. Please sign up in the Gathering Space by December 7 so we know how many houses to prepare. The cost is $13 a house. Questions? See Leslie Barnes.
 

Presbyterian Women Cookie Exchange
December 10
at 10:30am is the annual Presbyterian Women’s brunch and cookie exchange. Leila Davis will be hosting. Bring 2-3 dozen cookies to exchange. Please RSVP to Leila at 314-994-0039 or Yolanda in the church office at adminasst@faithdesperes.org or 314-432-8029.

 TNT (20s and 30 Somethings), December 12, 6:30 pm
Join us at the Kirkwood Brew Station for a night out. Babysitting offered at the church for free. Make a reservation 

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