August 2009 Christian Community Calendar



August 2

Crossroads Presbyterian Fellowship, located at 2640 Oakview Terrace in Maplewood, MO (63143), will host Don Everts at the Avante Art Studio, 7225 Manchester Rd. in Maplewood, as he presents The Smell of Sin…and the Stark Images Jesus Gave Us. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. with discussion time after the presentation. This is a great opportunity to reflect upon a topic which touches upon faith and our culture and it’s open to the public. For more information call (314) 644-0030 or visit the church’s website at www.crossroadspres.com.

 

August 2

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will host Rock the River a day-long musical youth outreach at the Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis. Some of the top Christian hard rock and hip-hop bands will be playing including Flyleaf, Kirk Franklin, Red, Canton Jones, Hawk Nelson, Lecrae, and Skillet. Throughout the day Franklin Graham will be delivering the gospel message of hope and salvation to those in attendance. Admission is free, and no advance tickets are required.

 

August 9

Crossroads Presbyterian Fellowship, located at 2640 Oakview Terrace in Maplewood, MO (63143), will host Mark Ryan at the Avante Art Studio, 7225 Manchester Rd. in Maplewood, as he presents Carrying on When God Seems Distant: Mother Theresa and the Lessons of Doubt. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. with discussion time after the presentation. This is a great opportunity to reflect upon a topic which touches upon faith and our culture and it’s open to the public. For more information call (314) 644-0030 or visit the church’s website at www.crossroadspres.com.

 

August 16

Crossroads Presbyterian Fellowship, located at 2640 Oakview Terrace in Maplewood, MO (63143), will host Jerram Barrs at the Avante Art Studio, 7225 Manchester Rd. in Maplewood, as he presents Harry Potter, J.K. Rowlings, and the Way to a Better Life. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. with discussion time after the presentation. This is a great opportunity to reflect upon a topic which touches upon faith and our culture and it’s open to the public. For more information call (314) 644-0030 or visit the church’s website at www.crossroadspres.com.

 

August 21

The Family Vision Library, located at 516 South Fifth Street in St. Charles, MO (63301), will host a Friday Night Singles Social-Coffee House-Discussion Group from 7 until 9 p.m. This is open to young people 18 years old and up.  It will be a great way to meet other Christian young people and to engage the culture with a Christian Worldview. It will be fun and also informative. The Family Vision is committed to multi-generational living and those that have graduated high school are the next generation to pass on the baton of sold-out living for Jesus. There is a code of conduct as well as a dress code. For more information call (636) 669-0111 or visit www.thefamilyvision.org.

 

August 21

The Family Vision Library, located at 516 South Fifth Street in St. Charles, MO (63301), will present another popular Children’s Story Hour from 10 until 11 a.m. with Diana Thrower as the guest presenter. This is for all ages but best suited for children up to age 10 and there will be healthy snacks for everyone. Please call (636) 669-0111 to sign up and reserve your seat. For more information about the Family Vision Library visit their website at www.thefamilyvision.org.

 

August 23

Crossroads Presbyterian Fellowship, located at 2640 Oakview Terrace in Maplewood, MO (63143), will host Andrew Vander Maas at the Avante Art Studio, 7225 Manchester Rd. in Maplewood, as he presents Mere Speech? The Relational Power of the Spoken Word. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. with discussion time after the presentation. This is a great opportunity to reflect upon a topic which touches upon faith and our culture and it’s open to the public. For more information call (314) 644-0030 or visit the church’s website at www.crossroadspres.com.

 

August 27

Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel will come to St. Louis to benefit the West County Charitable Endowment (WCCE). Strobel will speak at the Ritz Carlton in Clayton, beginning with an informal ‘Meet and Greet Reception’ at 6 p.m., followed by a sit-down dinner and presentation at 7 p.m. Tickets for the Meet and Greet Reception are $50 per person. Tickets for the dinner and presentation are $60 per person. Seating is limited and group tickets are available. Tickets are available on-line through iTickets.com and can be charged by phone by calling 1-800-965-9324. For more information call (314) 368-6861.

 

August 30

Crossroads Presbyterian Fellowship, located at 2640 Oakview Terrace in Maplewood, MO (63143), will host Michael Lockwood at the Avante Art Studio, 7225 Manchester Rd. in Maplewood, as he presents Spirituality is a Slippery Word: The Chief Contours of Christian Spirituality. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. with discussion time after the presentation. This is a great opportunity to reflect upon a topic which touches upon faith and our culture and it’s open to the public. For more information call (314) 644-0030 or visit the church’s website at www.crossroadspres.com.

 

The due date for entries for our September 2009 issue Christian Calendar is August 4th. Our September 2009 issue will be distributed beginning August 19th.  Please E-mail your event/calendar entry to stlmv@sbcglobal.net or mail it to St. Louis MetroVoice, PO Box 1533, St. Peters, MO 63376.