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February 13, 2018

Details shared on Way Forward models

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire (UMNS) — An international group of United Methodist leaders heard more details on three possible models for how the church ministers with LGBTQ individuals. Three participants in the Commission on a Way Forward briefed four denominational leadership bodies holding a joint meeting in this western African country. Heather Hahn reports. Read story […]

February 13, 2018

Attention: Important Information for Anyone 60 and Over!!

The Outreach Coordinator (Mary) for the Penn Hills Senior Center stopped by recently. There are many services and programs offered through Penn Hills and the Department of Aging that many people may not be aware of. Some of those services are: ACCESS, OPT, Living Wills, Free Wills, medical needs, including PACE, shopping needs, counseling, home […]

February 9, 2018


The Second Annual “Tips for COPS” fundraiser will be held at Mohan’s Restaurant on February 20, 2018 from 5:00pm through 9:00pm. We had a great turn out last year and were able to raise enough to donate to the two food banks in Penn Hills. Police Officers will be serving you as always, but in […]

February 5, 2018

Letters From a Birmingham Jail

Penn Hills Clergy Association is sponsoring two special discussions based on writings from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Letters From a Birmingham Jail. These letters were compiled during a time when Dr. King wrote about issues similar to those facing our world today. Our discussion time will focus on reaction and how the writings apply […]

February 2, 2018

Confirmation in 2018

Our church holds Confirmations classes every two years for youth who want to become a member of the church. The pastor is in the process of putting together the plans for the Confirmation experience which will be held in winter/spring of 2018. A youth who is in 6th grade or older is invited to consider […]

February 1, 2018

Sharing with The Bridge Church

Due to a flood happening where The Bridge Church usually worships, for January and February, our church will share our facility with this church family. The Bridge will be use our Fellowship Hall area to gather and worship on Sunday mornings from 10:30 – 11:45am. We welcome our neighbors for these next few months.

January 20, 2018

New devotional guide honors King’s legacy

WASHINGTON — A new weekly devotional guide for 2018, “In Times Like These: A Pan-African Christian Devotional Guide for Public Policy Engagement,” honors the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the rise of the Poor People’s Campaign. United Methodist Women is among the partners supporting this downloadable resource […]

January 11, 2018

What does it mean when we vow to ‘resist evil, injustice and oppression’?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (InfoServ) — In their baptismal vows, United Methodists commit to “renounce the spiritual forces of wickedness, reject the evil powers of this world” and “resist evil, injustice, and oppression in whatever forms they present themselves.” InfoServ looks at the biblical and baptismal history behind the renunciation of evil, in the latest installment of […]

January 8, 2018

United Methodist scholarship applications open

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry has opened scholarship applications for college, university and seminary studies in Fall 2018. You need only to submit one application per year. That application will be screened for all possible eligible programs. The applications are due by March 7. Learn more here!

December 15, 2017

The Wesleyan addition to the Reformation

MADISON, N.J. — As the Reformation’s 500th anniversary draws to a close, the Rev. Alfred T. Day III reflects on what Wesleyans add to the reformers’ legacy. The reformers had five principles — Scripture alone, faith alone, grace alone, Christ alone and the glory of God alone. Day, the top executive of Archives and History, […]

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