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Local Mission

Seek and promote opportunities to serve those in need in our urban core community. Work with local housing projects such as the Solomon Project and Habitat for Humanity. Collect mittens, gloves, hats and socks for children at Kingdom House and Sigel Elementary School.

Chris Kinder

The Bridge

Coordinate and schedule volunteers to prepare and serve dinner at The Bridge first Monday of each month.  Promote a Cold Weather Coat Drive for adults at The Bridge.

Russ Orf

Community Garden

This team has created a community garden on the grounds of McKinley Classical Leadership Academy, which is a magnet school in McKinley Heights.

Bev O'Neal

Reading Mentors

Recruit reading mentors for Hodges Elementary School. Making a difference in the life of a child!  For only 30 minutes a week and our neighboring school.

Chuck Lawrence

Shalom House Ministry

Coordinate and schedule volunteers to prepare and serve dinner at Shalom House women's shelter on the third Saturday of each month.

Nicole & Mike Knepper




Volunteers in Mission

This team travels outside of the St. Louis area to help those in need. Past projects have included building housing for Operation Hogar in Mexico, and providing hurricane relief in New Orleans. Sponsor fundraisers such as the Cajun Dinner to raise money for New Orleans.

Larry Heugatter

Mozambique Initiative

Lafayette Park United Methodist Church has had a covenant partnership with Catembe UMC in Mozambique since October 2004. In 2006 the congregation started building a house of worship.


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