Category: Event

Barry Lynn to be Honored by Our Chapter October 1

Rev. Lynn, who has been Executive Director of AU for over 25 years is retiring at the end of this year, as we announced in April.  Now we can confirm that he will be in St. Louis with us on

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Movie Night! was February 16

We had another successful Movie Night on February 16 at The Ethical Society.  The video was the award-winning documentary, “The Revisionaries”, by Scott Thurman.  It is the story of the Texas State Board of Education’ decisions on curricula, that determine

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Missed the Holiday Get-Together?

YOU SHOULDA BEEN THERE! Americans United—St. Louis Holiday party was on December 29.  A good group of supporters of Church/State Separation met to celebrate the holidays and gird our loins for the challenges of 2017 Arrangements were made through our MeetUp

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Our Annual Picnic was October 2

Our annual picnic was at the south picnic shelter in Shaw Park, Clayton, Mo, on October 2. One of our own Board members, Christine Guinther, was our speaker. Christine is Past President of the Missouri National Education Association, and spoke about Church/State

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Our Chapter Provides Guidance to Religious Ministries about Political Activities

We are pleased to announce that the St. Louis Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State provided a free forum to leaders of religious organizations about what the law allows them to do, or precludes them from

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We Hope That We Saw You At Earth Day

Many of our Board members were at our booth at the annual Earth Day celebration in front of the Muny Opera in Forest Park on Sunday, April 24. It was a sunny and warm day, and a huge crowd showed up. Parking was

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Senator Jill Schupp spoke at our Annual Meeting April 14

Our Annual meeting was held April 14 at the Center of Clayton. The featured speaker, Missouri Senator Jill Schupp drew a good crowd of about 40. Senator Schupp has been in the news recently because of her actions relative to SJR

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Movie Night! Thursday, 2/11

  On Thursday evening, February 11, we met at 7:00p to view the award-winning video, “In God We Trust?”, by Scott Burdick.  It is an account of what happened after a returning Afghanistan veteran sued his home town of King, North

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Video Highlights from the National AU Meeting

Three of our Board members attended the recent (November, 2015) Annual Meeting of AU in Washington, DC.  Two of the highlights occurred on the last afternoon of the meeting, when Executive Director Rev. Barry Lynn introduced Bishop John Shelby Spong,

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Our Holiday Get-Together was on December 4

We enjoyed the hospitality of one of our Board members at a private residence for a Holiday Get-Together on Friday evening, December 4. Wine and light hors d’oevres were provided. RSVP’s were handled through our Meetup Group at http://www.meetup.com which we encourage everyone

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Barry Lynn on Diane Rehm radio show

Americans United national Executive Director Barry Lynn appeared on the Diane Rehm Show on NPR (KWMU 90.7 in St. Louis) on Wednesday morning, October 28, 2015.  It is accessible in the show’s archive.  The link is : https://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2015-10-28/rev-barry-lynn-god-and-government

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AU- St. Louis at MNEA Meeting November 7, 2015

A couple of our Board members will be providing information and literature about what teachers need to know about separation of church and state at the upcoming Fall Representative Assembly and Luncheon of the Missouri National Education Association to be

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