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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, […]

December 8, 2017

The Salvation Army’s Methodist Roots

NASHVILLE, Tenn. ( — The Salvation Army’s red kettles and ringing bells are part of the Christmas season. British Methodist preacher William Booth founded the organization in the 1860s, determined to bring lost souls to Christ and care for their basic needs. United Methodist Communications draws on the expertise of Dale Patterson, of the United […]

December 4, 2017

Prayer Basket Ministry

At a recent meeting of the Shepherds, it was decided to embrace a new ministry. Many of you are already aware of the Prayer Baskets that have been prepared and given to several of our members experiencing health problems. Thank you to those who have contributed in the past. It is very much appreciated.

November 30, 2017

United Methodist Women

Our next meeting is on December 6th at Atria’s in Murrysville at 12:00 noon. All women are invited, not just the UMW members. We will meet at church if anyone needs a ride. We will put a sign-up sheet up so we know how many to make reservations for.

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