Pastor Christiansen's Retirement Celebration

Pastor Christiansen's Retirement Celebration

Saturday, August 13, 2022 - Sunday, August 14, 2022

Pastor Joel Christiansen is retiring after forty years of ministry.

Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14

You are invited to join in the celebration! We are celebrating both Pastor Joel and Mary Christiansen as they retire.

Saturday, August 13


adults: 9:00 am Retirement Ramble on Grant’s Trail

10-mile bike ride beginning at Applebee’s
(9031 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63126)

Kids: 10:00 am
 Decorated Bike Parade

on the west parking lot at Webster Gardens
(Children are encouraged to decorate their bikes to join in the parade, parents, bring your noisemakers and cheer on the kids! )

Everyone: 10:30 am
Family Games and Activities

Picnic Lunch: 11:30 am

grilled burgers/hot dogs with chips and beverage

Ted Drewes and Prizes: 12:15 pm


The event on Saturday will be held on our West and YaCC parking lots. Parking will be available on the East Lot and Medical Lot. Overflow parking, if needed, will be at the Social Security Building, but there is no shuttle service on Saturday.

Sunday, August 14

9:00 am Service of Celebration

in the sanctuary at Webster Gardens
(This is the only worship service this Sunday and there will be no Monday, 8/15 evening service.)


10:00 am Retirement Program

in the sanctuary at Webster Gardens


11:15 am Reception


12:15 pm Closing Prayer


There will be a shuttle service from 8a-9:10a and 11a-12:15p at the Social Security Building to take people back and forth. All staff and volunteers are asked to utilize this additional parking to make room for guests on the church, YaCC, and medical building parking lots.






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