St. Louis Storytelling Festival, Thursday, April 30, 6pm
Faith Des Peres is hosting the St. Louis Storytelling Festival on Thursday, April 30.  The evening kicks off at 6 pm with “Stories for the Young Listener”.  At 7 pm, the adults get their turn with “Later Tales”, featuring story tellers Lyn Ford, Tom Lee, Heather Forest, Sandi Sylver, and Gene Tagaban.  Also at 7 pm there are ghost stories and spiritual and faith-based stories.  All events are free and open to the public.  For more information visit or call 314-400-2115.  We hope to see you here!

It’s Tea Time!
The Presbyterian Women’s annual Tea will be held on Saturday, May 2nd from 2 – 4 pm at Pastor Annie’s home. All women and girls are welcome. Please email the office at with your reservation by April 30. If you are able to provide finger sandwiches, tea breads or cookies, etc. for the tea, please let us know when you RSVP. There is also be a sign up sheet in the Gathering Space. Thank you!

Mission and Ministry Coffee, Sunday, May 3, 9:30 am
Mission and Ministry is hosting a coffee in the Gathering Space at 9:30AM on Sunday, May 3.  If you are interested in joining Mission and Ministry this is a great chance to get to know the current members better and to hear them discuss their various roles within the committee.  We also welcome anyone who is simply interested in hearing about the work Mission and Ministry does throughout the year.  We hope you will join us!   

Game Night Friday, May 8, 6:30 pm
Join us for GAME NIGHT in the Gathering Space on Friday, May 8 at 6:30 pm. Bring your
favorite board games, drinks and a snack to share. Fun for the whole family! 

Sunday, May 31, Church in the Park, 10:30 am
Mark your calendars for our first ever Church in the Park worship service!  Church will be at Lions Pavilion in Kirkwood Park; there is ample parking next to the pavilion and a great playground for kids, too.  We’ll celebrate the year and enjoy a BBQ lunch afterwards.  We’re looking for grill masters!  Let Terry Baker know if you can help with that.  It will be lots of fun, so we hope to see you there!  Note: This is the Sunday AFTER Memorial Day weekend.  Lions Pavilion is where the Greentree book fair is held, and is closest to the tennis courts off of Adams Avenue.  Please RSVP to Yolanda at so we know the count for BBQ.  Thanks!

"LET'S PLAY BALL!" (or at least eat and watch a baseball game)
 FDP is going to the River City Rascals baseball game at the TR Hughes Stadium in O'Fallon, MO on Friday evening June 12th.  Our catered picnic dinner will be served in our box seat area from 5 - 6:30 pm when the game starts.  Guaranteed fun and FDP fellowship for $25.  Please sign up in the Gathering Space, or call Yolanda in the church office.