CNFA-Send Me St. Louis

On Saturday, October 27, Send Me St. Louis sponsored another of its semi-annual city wide servant events, this one including – once again – Christian Friends of New Americans.  Almost 30 people turned out to assist with carpentry tasks, painting, extensive cleaning, sorting and organi
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Another Home Bible Study

During the evening of Thursday, October 25 another (the 7th) CFNA linked Home Bible Study was started; this one in the home of the Ash and Atie Rai family on Chippewa.  There were a total of nine people in attendance, including sons and daughters, as well as neighbors from the apartme
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Another Bicycle Gift

Alexander, a New American from Congo, is the second recipient of a new bicycle donation! Alexander came to the United States in June 2012.  He is still waiting to be reunited with his wife and two children, who are waiting in Tanzania until they can join him. The new bike was given to
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Peace Center Refreshed by Abiding Savior SendMe Saturday

A cheerful crew of 28 men, women, and children arrived at the Peace Center on Saturday, October 13, for a very busy day.  They were one of 30 teams, involving a total 327 people, who responded to the call for servants for the fifth Abiding Savior Lutheran Church SendMe Saturday.   Chr
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After School Tutoring Resumes

On Monday, September 10, CFNA resumed its After School Tutoring program for the current academic year.  Classes are offered for New American students between Kindergarten and 12th grade.  This year, between 40 and 50 students have been participating each week. The program runs from 5
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Peace Center Renovation

Rev. Bill Matzat and his coworkers from the Faith Place Bible Study class at Concordia, Kirkwood have returned to the Peace Center to provide yet another renovation.  This time they are replacing the Plexiglas covered window panes in the computer room with a glass block window.  A dou
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Adopt a Student Ministry – 2012-2013

In its sixth year, the Adopt a Student Ministry has expanded considerably.  Twelve new students have been added, including two at Lutheran High South.  The Lutheran Foundation continues to support the ministry by providing dollar-for-dollar matches to contributions from individuals an
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A Bicycle for Solomon

Solomon Sennu is a Zomi speaking Burmese refugee who arrived in St. Louis nine months ago with his wife and two small children.   Without transportation, he has been dependent on either the mass transit system, or assistance from friends and relatives.  Now he has a bicycle which give
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