Lifted Up

Luke 18:9-14: To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. Jesus once told a story about two men who went to the Temple. One man was very religious. He fasted; he ga
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Who is Served?

The 2016 – 2017 school year has come to a close, and that brings an end to another year for the After School Tutoring (AST) Program at the Peace Center.  At several times during the year, we compile a report entitled “Who Is Served?” which helps us know more about the children we serv
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Bright Future for Scholarship Recipients

2017 has been a banner year for graduations among New American students supported by Christian Friends of New Americans.  Four New American youth graduated from Lutheran High Schools and seven graduated from Lutheran grade schools. Diana Wulu and Lekator Member-Meneh, who just graduat
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CFNA Executive Director

The Rev. Stanish Stanley, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as the Executive Director of Christian Friends of New Americans, and will assume full responsibilities for this position beginning July 1. Rev. Stanley, together with his lovely wife Beena, came to St. Louis from India where
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Identity Youth Week

“So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.”  Galatians 3:26-27 June 5-8, Identity Youth Week exploded onto the scene of St. Louis’s South City with the purpose of engaging youth from
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The Father’s Embrace

“But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion and ran and embraced him and kissed him.”  Luke 15:20 Jesus tells a story about a son who demands his inheritance early and then leaves home for a far country where he wastes his property in reckless living
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5K RUN/FUN WALK

The sparkling, sunny day on the beautiful campus of Concordia Seminary was perfect for the third annual 5K RUN/FUN WALK!  With a 5K Run as an added feature, the event was enhanced by a lot more smiling faces.  With over 140 registered, there were 120 event participants with 78 entered
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Fashion Show

LHSS Students Host First Fashion Show at the Peace Center Lutheran High School South students hosted a fantastic celebration on Sunday, May 7th.  That afternoon of boundless energy, dazzling smiles, much laughter, and many surprises began with singing and dancing as refugee girls from
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International Day at Word of Life Lutheran School

“Can you say, ‘Christ is risen’ in another language?” asked Mr. Paul Terral during Word of Life’s all-school chapel following Easter Sunday.  So began a celebration of the many nations represented by the school’s students and their families.  Throughout the day, children and adults en
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