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Send Us Your Community Photos For Print & Website

With the start of a new year, we are looking for more community participation in our newspaper and website.  Continue to send local news to: independentnws@aol.com.

This year, we plan to run more local photos of events from the Florissant Valley community. What might not appear in our print version, may appear be on our website: flovalleynews.com.

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North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice (NCCU) Essay Winners

North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice (NCCU) honored the winners of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Pratory Essay Contest last Sunday at a  MLK Celebration at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley.

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Sacred Heart Catholic, Atonement Lutheran, and St. Mark’s United Methodist Celebrate Joint Thanksgiving Service

By Carol Arnett

For 30 years, Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Atonement Lutheran have celebrated Thanksgiving with an ecumenical service the night before, on Wednesday. Three years ago, St Mark’s United Methodist Church began participating.

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St. Andrew’s Methodist Celebrates 45th Anniversary

St. Andrew’s Methodist Church, 3975 N. Highway 67, in Florissant, known for its diversity, celebrated its 45th anniversary over the weekend with several events.

On Saturday, a  pot luck dinner was held followed by a musical review. On Sunday, a special service was held and a new renovated worship area was dedicated.

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North County Collecting Hope This Week, Packing, Wrapping Simple Shoe Box Gifts

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Getting the boxes packed for delivery are these volunteers at Parker Road Baptist Church.

This week hundreds of North County kids, families, businesses and churches are joining thousands of volunteers across America to make a difference in the lives of 8 million hurting children this Christmas.

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Salem Evangelical Church of Florissant Celebrates 125th Anniversary on Nov. 7

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The original church was opened at Shreve and Margaretta Avenues in 1885.

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Salem Evangelical Church today.

Current and past members and friends of Salem Evangelical Church of Florissant will celebrate the congregation’s 125th anniversary at a worship service and luncheon on Sunday Nov. 7.  The celebration will feature former Pastors, hosted by Jeff Schultz, the congregation’s current Pastor.

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