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  • 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 by the Coronavirus pandemic, there are many new opportunities to serve and engage. For each group, Faith pre-approved $500 of “Life Group Mission […]
  • 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 striving to live out the Gospel together. These are the people who care about you, your family, your dreams, life’s disappointments, and all […]
  • 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 and observing and listening to their needs, hopes, and dreams. How are people struggling? How can you walk alongside them to help change […]
  • 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 with CHC in 2014, they approached the board of directors with a powerful question: “Is Community Hope Center fulfilling the mission statement in […]
  • 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, you will find the video spotlights from the evening. COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS: Zion Hillsboro Jefferson County LCMS Churches Local School Districts Lutheran Family and […]
  • Send Me St. Louis: Go & See Tour Highlights Healthy Ministry Approaches February 4, 2019
    At Send Me St. Louis, we work with local churches and organizations to assist in the development of healthy, stronger outreach ministry at all stages. Whether it is being a sounding board for those wanting to launch something new, or brainstorming how to improve the impact of current programming, Send Me truly desires to walk […]