Send Me St. Louis: Go & See Tour Highlights Transformational Ministry Models
February 15, 2023
At Send Me St. Louis, we work with local churches and organizations to assist in the development of healthy, strong community engagement at all stages. Whether you need a sounding board to...
LOVEtheLOU: A Story About So Much More Than Building A Bed
May 11, 2022
The following is from an email Lucas Rouggly originally sent to supporters of LOVEtheLOU. Lucas Rouggly, Executive Director & Founder of LOVEtheLOU, recently shared this photo of a bed that the Skills...
Lutheran Church Community Responds to the COVID-19 Crisis
January 12, 2021
In March 2020, quite unexpectedly, our city (and world) shut down due to Covid-19. With so many people suffering mentally, physically, and financially, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis offered “Crisis Response” grants...
Pathfinder Church & All Nations Church: Prosper the City 2020
November 11, 2020
What is Prosper the City? Prosper the City is a four-week community service intensive first implemented by All Nations Church four years ago. Participants are divided into small teams and led through...
Faith Lutheran Church, Oakville – Life Groups Respond to COVID-19
May 29, 2020
Last September, Send Me shared how Faith Lutheran Church – Oakville raises up Life Groups to be their missional force in the community (click here to learn more). With challenges brought on...
Faith Lutheran Church, Oakville – Life Groups On Mission
September 25, 2019
*Responses by Katie Bixler, Life Group Coordinator What are Life Groups and how do they fit into the greater mission of Faith Lutheran Church? A Life Group is a group of people...
R3 Development: Listening Leads to Learning
June 10, 2019
When it comes to healthy community engagement, one of the most important tools for making sure you are truly serving people well is listening. This looks like immersing yourself in the community...
Community Hope Center: The Journey to a More Transformational Ministry Model – Pt. 1
May 1, 2019
For more than four years, Community Hope Center (CHC) has been on a journey to re-imagine the way they operate their ministry. When Paul Militzer, Executive Director, and Denise Ukena, Assistant Executive Director, began working...
Celebrating Collaborative Impact: Spotlight Videos from “Evening of Possibilities”
April 10, 2019
On April 9, 2019, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis and Send Me St. Louis hosted an inspiring presentation highlighting the work of five ministry collaborations in the greater St. Louis region. Below,...
All Nations Church: “Happy Thanks Giveaway”
December 1, 2018
Family & Youth Ministry
As a congregation always looking to engage their community, All Nations Church in University City was quick to say “yes” when Concordia Lutheran Church in Kirkwood offered them 200 Thanksgiving meal boxes...
Glendale Lutheran Church: New Hope through Community Engagement
August 30, 2018
In mid-2017, when Pastor Scott Jonas took the call to Glendale Lutheran Church, he knew the congregation had been hurting. After nearly seven years of leadership change and transition, they were losing hope...
Lutheran Young Adult Corps: Year #1
June 4, 2018
After a brief pilot project in Philadelphia, PA in 2014, and a two-year planning process, the LCMS’ Lutheran Young Adult Corps (LYAC) just finished their first year (2017-2018) with active service participants. The program...