Is something special happening this week at your church or synagogue? Here are a few facts we picked up from this week’s bulletins for Creve Coeur churches and synagogues, as well as links to help you learn more.
- —On Saturday, June 16, the parish will honor Father Tobin, who has served 15 years in the ministry, with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 5 p.m., followed by a dinner reception in the Parish Life Center. Get more information and updates in this week’s bulletin.
- —It’s almost time for Vacation Bible School at St. Anselm. This year’s theme is Sky: Everything is Possible With God. VBS will take place July 23-27 from 9 a.m. to noon. Kids ages 3 through those entering fifth grade are invited to join in the fun. The cost is $75 for one child, $150 for two and $225 for three or more. Learn more in this week’s bulletin.
- —St. Monica has also announced its Vacation Bible School, which will run July 9-13. It’s targeted at kids ages 4 through fifth grade, and runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. There will also be a Family Night presentation on Friday at 7 p.m., and the program is open to all, even those who aren’t parishioners. For more information, check out this week’s bulletin.
- —The membership committee is looking for host families to host new and prospective members for Shabbat meals. Learn more at the Traditional Congregation’s website.
- —The Ambassadors of Harmony will present two concerts at on Saturday, June 23 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center at UMSL. Pastor Mark may have extra tickets available. See this week’s bulletin for more information.
- —Vacation Bible School is right around the corner for Parkway Baptist too. This year’s theme is Amazing Wonders Aviation, and it runs from June 24-28 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Classes are geared for kids ages 3 thorugh sixth graders. There’s also a VBS Music Camp the begins at 4 p.m. The cost of $35 includes a CD, t-shirt and dinner during each VBS class that week. Check out this week’s bulletin for additional information.
- —Holy Cross is having its Vacation Bible School this week. On another note, there’s a New Song Worship Service on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Here’s where you’ll find this week’s bulletin for more information.
- —Temple Israel has launched a new book club. Bring your own dinner and gather in the Religious School library to discuss a book with a “Jewish twist.” Reservations are required, and you won’t have to worry about finding someone to watch the kids—babysitting is available for $10 per child. The club meets the first Tuesday of each month. Learn more at the temple’s website.
- Temple Emanuel—Families are invited to participate in Sunday morning Religious School activities, includeing a continental bagel breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by the family worship service at 9:30 and Religious School at 10. Learn more at the temple’s website.
- —Camp Micah preschool is offering a new Mother’s Day Out program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:15 a.m. to noon for kids ages 1 and 2. Kids will be treated to arts and crafts, water play, music, interactive play and more. You can register for just one day, one week or one month at a time, and when you register for five consecutive classes during camp, the fifth class is free. See the June bulletin for additional information.
- —The Shabbat Dinner on June 15 will honor the outgoing president, Marc Lapp. The evening will begin with a Kabbalat Shabbat Service with in-house band, Harif, followed by a 7 p.m. dinner. The cost is $25 per person and donations in honor of Marc can be made to the B’Nai Amoona General Fund. Check out the June bulletin for additional information and to make reservations.
- —St. Timothy’s is having a Daytimers Trip on June 21 at 10 a.m. to the Lavender Farm. The visit includes a seated tour and lunch, and the cost is $14.99 per person. Learn more in this week’s bulletin.
Did we miss your church, synagogue or other insititution? Tell us in the comments section below, or email Patch reporter Angela Atkinson at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll add your bulletin to our list next week.