Purse Party

During the last week of June, eight girls ages 6-10 who are members at Webster Gardens Lutheran Church participated in a week-long service camp.  Instead of choosing to go to zoo camp or girl scout camp, these girls spent their week participating in service projects and experiencing t
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Thank You LCMS

LCMS volunteers provide clean up services for downtown St. Louis ministries at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church and Christian Friends of New Americans On June 28, 2017, more than 30 volunteers arrived early at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church downtown St. Louis to provide a day of hard work in su
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Asset Mapping

On July 12, Messiah Lutheran Church hosted an Asset Mapping session for CFNA in their recently remodeled Fellowship Hall.  Facilitated by Matt Miller of Send Me St. Louis, the purpose was to gather information regarding the strengths and resources within the organization, in order to
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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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