CHAPEL VIEWS

Regular glances at faith, culture, and news. Grab some coffee and join the conversation!

Click here to read Chris Keating’s Faith Perspectives columns from the St.  Louis Post Dispatch. 

Writing with joy

It’s a muggy St. Louis summer day. It’s a day when we should be watching our beloved Cardinals play baseball or waiting for the Blues to dominate the ice. Neither one will happen, but still I’m filled with gratitude and joy. I’m excited to announce that our online...

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Moving Forward

Woodlawn Chapel Presbyterian Church A Congregational Plan to be the Church and the Body of Christ during Covid-19 While sheltering at home during this unprecedented time we hold images of Woodlawn members united and celebrating the pandemic’s end. We hope for a...

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Response to Covid-19

"Therefore, since it is by God's mercy that we are engaged in this ministry, we do not lose heart." (2 Corinthians 4:1) Woodlawn Chapel Presbyterian Church Emergency Operations Policies and Communications Approved, March 22, 2020 For more information, please email the...

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Home Worship for Sunday, March 22

Lenten Home Worship Sunday, March 22, 2020 Gathering Prepared by Woodlawn Chapel Presbyterian Church Chris Keating, pastor Feel free to pass this along to your friends and family. Note that there are several links to other pages embedded below. You are invited to...

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Gesundheit!

Becoming a community of healing & hope By Chris Keating Yesterday a health official from one of the government agencies coordinating responses to the spread of the coronavirus was interviewed on the radio. Among the prevention tips he shared was this little gem:...

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Super Bowls, Super Faith!

Pass the wings, and praise the Lord: it’s Super Bowl Sunday in America! No other event brings our divided nation together like the Super Bowl. It’s a mashup between extreme athleticism and mass merchandising. And since the Kansas City Chiefs will be on the ticket, we...

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Our hearts are broken

Dear friends: This past weekend, a student from Lafayette High School died as the result of suicide. The student has many connections to Woodlawn Chapel and our immediate neighborhood, though the family are part of a different congregation. I know that the school has...

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Anxious

Anxious about church I can’t find it now, but a week or so ago I saw a posting in a neighborhood group on Facebook from someone who was searching for a church. While they weren’t picky about denominations or theology, they have one request: the church needed to have a...

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One Sunday – Two Opportunities!

Don’t miss these two great opportunities on Reformation Sunday, October 27 at Woodlawn Chapel! Join us following worship for our traditional apple pie making! You’ll be able to make a pie to take home and bake, as well as help us make pies for our Thanks & Giving...

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Something terrible happened

Something awful appeared on the Internet the other evening. Well, awful is a bit of an overstatement. Let’s settle on surprising. Something surprising greeted me on the Internet the other evening. Glancing through Facebook, I was confronted by a photograph of our...

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