Joel Juarez, founder of Believe Guatemala, will be visiting April 25 for an evening of pancakes, fellowship, worship, and a presentation. Come to the lobby and enjoy a delicious diner from 5-6PM. Then share in a time of music and learn more about one of the international missions our church supports!
The Men’s Retreat will be one night at Cannon Mines on April 26. The cost is $50 (plus $10 if you would like to shoot clays). Sign up at the Connections Table or contact Jeremy Nevil (email@example.com) for more information.
To pay drop a check in the offering basket or go to https://pushpay.com/g/seekrefuge?src=hpp and make a one time “gift’ to Men’s Ministry
Join us for our annual retreat in Griggsville, IL, Friday, April 5 through Saturday, April 6. This year our theme is Rest; $75 per person with all meals and accommodations included in the price! If you would like to sponsor someone with a financial gift, please talk with Tiffany Nevil (Tiffany.firstname.lastname@example.org).
To sign up go to https://goo.gl/forms/br6cchbwb8EKlxYA3
To pay drop a check in the offering basket or go to https://pushpay.com/g/seekrefuge?src=hpp and make a one time “gift’ to Women’s Ministry
Do you have questions about Refuge Church? Would you like to know more about who we are and what we do? Are you wanting to get involved but don’t know where to start? Please join us here at Refuge for a lunch meeting following the SECOND service on Nov 11. No RSVP required, just be there!
This year’s church planting offering will take place on March 31. We will be supporting the Inner-City Initiative, focusing specifically on St. Louis and East St. Louis. Our hope is to partner with 3 hub churches financially and through other means. Please prayerfully consider what your gift will be.
Have some questions about God, faith, and the Christian life that you can’t ask on a Sunday morning? Sunday night, March 10 at 6PM, we’ll gather here at Refuge for some wine, cheese and good discussion. come “ask the pastor” as we navigate God’s guidance through some complex issues.
Bring a hot or cold dish to share on Sunday after services as we join with other women of Refuge for a casual lunch and time of encouragement! This is a casual and low key time to catch up and connect with one another. If you have been feeling disconnected, if you are longing to talk with other women of all ages or if you would like to eat a meal in peace, please join us. No need to RSVP, just come!
Ladies, contact Susan Fine (email@example.com) ASAP to join us in a fun evening of rock climbing at Upper Limits on Friday, Feb 22 from 6-8 PM. Cost is around $20 per person (the more people we have the greater the discount!). If rock climbing isn’t your thing, join us at O’Fallon Brewery (Westport) afterwards for snacks, drinks and time to enjoy one another. More info is on the Women’s Facebook page!
Refuge will celebrate the sacrament of baptism on Feb 17. Baptism in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit is a profession of faith in Jesus Christ and gives testimony to the basics of Christian beliefs as it points to our death and resurrection in Christ. If you are considering baptism and have questions, email the Elders (firstname.lastname@example.org) or come to a Baptism Q&A Session Between services on Jan 20 and Feb 3.
Couples are invited to join us here at Refuge for a Progressive Dinner on Feb 15 from 6-10PM (no children please). Contact Belinda Caylor (email@example.com) for more information. SPACE IS LIMITED so register early to make sure you get a spot at the table:
The Seasoned Sisters are offering free babysitting for our young families on Friday Feb 8 from 6-9PM at Refuge. Children infants though 2nd grade are welcome. Please RSVP to Cindy Atkinson (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Sunday, Feb 3. There are limited openings, so hurry to RSVP!
Bring a friend and join us Friday evening, Jan 25 at Belinda Caylor’s home for a fun game night with prizes for winners AND losers! Bring a snack or appetizer to share and your beverage of choice. Contact Belinda (email@example.com) for questions or more information!
All Refuge ladies, age 10+ are invited to join us on Jan 18 at 6PM for a create your own canvas painting night here at Refuge! Cost is $35 per person and includes everything you will need for the event. Please sign up at the Connections Table to reserve your spot as this is limited to 20 people! Payment can be made via cash, Veno, Pay Pal or by contacting Julie How (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The annual Serve St. Charles Christmas Store assists local families in providing their children with gifts for the holidays. This year’s store will be on Dec 8. There are so many ways you can help! Visit: https://ridgecrest.org/happening-now/2018-christmas-store-volunteers to sign up to participate!
Refuge’s Annual Hanging of the Green will be Sunday afternoon, Nov 25 from 3-6 PM. You are invited to join us in decorating the building for the Advent and Christmas Season. Please bring one dozen cookies to share. Cider and hot chocolate will be provided, and we’ll sing Christmas songs together when decorating is complete! We are still looking for 6 Team Leaders for each zone to be decorated. If you can serve in this way please sign up at the Connections Table or contact the office (email@example.com). Please sign up ASAP!
Seasoned Sisters are invited to the Painted Zebra on Nov 3! A carpool will leave the church parking lot around 9AM and arrive around 10AM. Cost varies depending on what you choose to paint. Everyone is invited to lunch afterward in Kirkwood. Please RSVP by Oct 28 on the Women’s Facebook Event or to Sally (314-974-1186).
Men, sign up at the Connections Table for paintball Nov 3! Everyone will meet at Gateway Paintball Park in Earth City at 9AM. The cost will be $30 per player, which includes marker, mask, air fills, and 500 paintballs. Children aged 8 or older are also invited. For more information contact Jeremy Nevil (firstname.lastname@example.org).