Grace and Peace

Grace to you and peace from God our father and the Lord Jesus Christ” (Philemon 3).

Grace and peace. These two simple, yet dynamic words have been used as a Christian greeting from ancient times. And with grace and peace I greet you on behalf of the Lafayette Church of Christ. Whether you are in St. Louis to see the Cardinals, the Rams, the Blues, the Zoo, one of the many museums, or you are moving to the St. Louis area, I hope you will consider these pages your invitation to connect with God’s family at Lafayette.

Whether you are searching for God or God’s family, please let us know if there are specific ways we can help. If you are looking for a church away from home with whom you can visit one Sunday, we invite you to come to one of our gatherings. If you are searching for a church home where you can settle down and experience genuine community, we invite you to join us on the journey of discipleship.

We meet Sundays at 9:00am for worship with Bible classes following. For more information about gathering times, click here.

May God’s grace and peace be yours in abundance!

Bob Clark

Lafayette Church of Christ
115 New Ballwin Road
Ballwin, MO 63017

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No Meeting Tonight

The Lafayette Church of Christ will not be meeting on Wednesday night, July 22. Our regular Wednesday night schedule resumes next Wednesday, July 29.

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Special Schedule Wednesday, July 8

We have a special schedule for Wednesday, July 8. Our entire church family will meet at 6:00pm for a special send-off for our short-term mission team to Honduras. We will enjoy hot dogs and s’mores ($3.00 each). Weather permitting we will be outside around the fire pit, so you might want to bring lawn chairs. In case of rain we will move inside. Don’t miss this special family time! We will dismiss no later than 7:30pm.

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Tonight at Lafayette

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Tonight at Lafayette classes are offered for all ages. The teens will gather in the EPICenter. The children will gather in their classrooms. The adults will gather in the worship center for the first of five sessions of “Living in Exile: a reading of 1 Peter” taught by Bob Clark. How does a church live as the community of God in the midst of an ungodly world? How does the church respond when the culture in which it lives grows increasing secular or other than Christian? These and other questions will be explored as the class reads 1 Peter.

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iParent Class

iParent Graphic.001iParent – Parenting a Generation That Thinks “i” Shouldn’t be Capitalized

Chances are if you are a parent of a teen or pre-teen today, your first cell phone came sometime in your late 20s or early 30s. Your first email address had AOL after it. And you might remember what it was like to have to heat leftovers on the stove instead of a microwave.

Every generation of parents has had to deal with subtle changes in culture and the inevitable generation gap. However, there has never been a time in history when culture and technology has changed so rapidly. As parents, we are raising the first generation of children who have never known life without a personal screen of some kind.

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Tonight at Lafayette

Songs for the Soul

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New sermon set begins May 24

book of 12 sermon series

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Tonight at Lafayette

Children will meet in their classrooms for fun and learning. Teens will meet at the EPICenter where Mike Brown will have Lizzy Smith, Dane Roper, and Logan Keim sharing with the teens. Adults will meet in the worship center for The Very Words of God, the final episode of  In the Dust of the Rabbi (a Ray Vander Laan video series).

The adult class will begin at 7:00pm sharp and dismiss about 7:50, but no later than 8:00.

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Tonight at Lafayette

Children will meet in their classrooms for fun and learning. Teens will meet at the EPICenter where Mike Brown will be teaching about prayer. Adults will meet in the worship center for session two of In the Dust of the Rabbi (a Ray Vander Laan video series). Last week’s session was When the Rabbi Says, “Come.”  Tonight’s session is When the Rabbi Says, “Go.” 

The adult class will begin at 7:00pm sharp and dismiss about 7:50, but no later than 8:00.

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Roofing has Begun

New roof April 2015

Yesterday the roof on the church office was replaced. Today work is being done on the section of asphalt roofing on the church building.

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Cultivating A Grateful Heart

Cultivating Grateful Heart

Lafayette women will gather this morning from 9:00-11:30am. The gathering will feature brunch and exercises designed to cultivate gratitude.

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