faith http://news.stlpublicradio.org en As One Year Passes, MiddleTree Church Stays Committed To Breaking Racial Divides Through Faith http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/one-year-passes-middletree-church-stays-committed-breaking-racial-divides-through-faith-0 <p>Three years ago,<a href="https://twitter.com/BrianSchmidgall"> Pastor Brian Schmidgall</a> moved from Wisconsin to St. Louis on a mission: to try to right the racial wrongs of St. Louis City through faith. He bought a home on the north side of Delmar Boulevard, and spent the next two years learning the folds of what the community needed in order to come together and move forward.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Erin Williams 9006 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org As One Year Passes, MiddleTree Church Stays Committed To Breaking Racial Divides Through Faith St. Louis interfaith gathering to focus on environment http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-interfaith-gathering-focus-environment <p>People from a range of religious traditions and faiths will be gathering this afternoon to talk about environmental sustainability.</p><p><a href="http://ecofaith.info/more-info/">St. Louis EcoFaith</a> co-organizer Steve Lawler says the goal is to build an interfaith network that can support environmental awareness and action.</p><p>Himself an Episcopal priest, Lawler says concern for the environment is integral to many different religions, from Buddhism to Islam.</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 11:00:00 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 4400 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis interfaith gathering to focus on environment Local churches pool resources to fight poverty http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/local-churches-pool-resources-fight-poverty <p>About 50 different churches and groups gathered yesterday to provide assistance to St. Louis residents living in poverty.</p><p>Services offered included voter registration, resume services, back to school and youth sports physicals and other health services.</p><p>Organizers said it took around a year to plan and coordinate the event with Convoy of Hope, a national faith-based anti-poverty organization.</p><p>Bishop Lawrence Wooten said it brought together religious groups that haven&rsquo;t worked together in the past.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 28 Jul 2012 18:27:45 +0000 Tim Lloyd 4203 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Local churches pool resources to fight poverty