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St. Peters church giving free shoes, haircuts to kids

First Assembly Church is hosting “Kicks & Cuts” on Sunday, Aug. 23
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ST. PETERS, Mo. — First Assembly Church in St. Peters has raised more than $12,500 to support local students as they return to school.

Church members gave a special offering to purchase shoes for children in need and pay off student lunch at several schools in the Fort Zumwalt School District, according to a news release.

The church purchased $30 Shoe Carnival gift certificates that will be given to 100 children to buy back-to-school shoes. Shoe Carnival also will be offering families special discounts on their shoe purchases.

Certificates are still available on a first-come-first-served basis, according to the release. Families can register by clicking here.

The church also is hosting “Kicks & Cuts” on Sunday, Aug. 23. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with free haircuts for kids, food, music and special activities. Haircuts will be provided by volunteer hairstylists and barbers. 

At 10:30 a.m., the church will host a student-focused worship service. After the service, families will be given a shoe certificate and masks.

The event will be held at the church located at 4750 North Service Road in St. Peters.

KICKS & CUTS 👟 On Sunday August 23 we will be holding our second annual Student Takeover called Kicks & Cuts! This Sunday will be a back to school celebration with music, hair cuts and other activities in our lobby beginning at 9:00A followed by a special student-focused worship and message at 10:30A!🙌 Because we value our community and believe that SERVING IS OUR HONOUR here @firstassemblychurch we are also going to be giving away 100 certificates for a free pair of shoes from Shoe Carnival and a free hair cut to local foster families to help their kids start off the school year right! 🙏 In addition we will be also be paying off students’ lunch debt as part of this special Student Takeover. To help give towards this cause and help your community you can text SCHOOL to 636-434-2121 to give!🤲

Posted by First Assembly Church on Thursday, August 13, 2020

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