Dear Faith Des Peres Community,

This Sunday we’ll worship at the Old Des Peres Church (2250 North Geyer Road).  This is the original Des Peres Presbyterian Church built in 1833.  It’s a quaint place to worship, but it is lacking modern amenities like a bathroom and parking (you can park on the street), so please plan accordingly.  We’ll also welcome Peter Nettling as our interim Director of Music and Organist.  Peter comes to us with over 30 years’ experience serving churches that range in size from 150-2200.  He started on Wednesday with his first choir rehearsal.

At the Old Des Peres Church, there’s a columbarium and lately there’s been interest in expanding the columbarium because all of the current niches are sold.  Any member or friend of the church can have his/her ashes buried there.  If you’re interested in purchasing a niche, please let me know.  If there’s enough interest, we could expand the columbarium. 

Don’t forget the shared ministry fair and ice cream social after church on September 13.  The fair is your opportunity to let the church know what ministries you’re interested in helping with for the coming year.  There are a variety of ministries of varying commitment levels, and getting involved is a great way to put your faith into action.  Also, please wear your Faith Des Peres t-shirt on the 13th!  It just seems like a good day to wear it with the ice cream social and shared ministry fair.