About Our Church Family

Friends, As we work on our vision for the future at Emsworth UP, we want to make sure we are looking at the past and the present as well. We are collecting some thoughts on past, present, and future in an important form that we’re asking each of you to fill out for us. Please help us out by taking a few minutes to fill this out. You can either fill it out online here or grab a paper copy in … [Read more...]

Rwanda Team Introduction

Friends, we’re so excited to be starting our preparations for the Rwanda trip! There are three of us total attending this travel study seminar: myself (Pastor Charissa), Elder Tom Smart from Emsworth, and Elder Martha Markivich from St. Andrew’s. We will leave on Sunday, March 10th at 4pm and Martha and Tom get back at the end of the seminar on March 22nd. I will be staying on another two weeks. … [Read more...]

Partner Event: Healing Care Group

Healing Care Group Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry 800 McKnight Park Drive, Suite 802, 15237 Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:30 am, starting February 6, 2019 The Healing Care Group is a biblically sound approach to supporting groups of participants on a 12-week journey toward emotional healing and spiritual growth. This group offers individuals a safe place to heal in a confidential small group … [Read more...]

Epiphany Star Words

What are Epiphany Stars? Every year now for the past 4 years, I handed out something called "Epiphany stars" on Epiphany Sunday . This is a popular practice over the past few years. Each of the congregations I've served in that four years has enjoyed the practice. It was fun to see everyone's excitement about the stars this morning on our third year picking them together at EUPC! Epiphany is … [Read more...]

January Events and Programs

Sunday Morning Worship January 6: Epiphany Sunday/ Reception of New Members January 13: Baptism of the Lord January 20: Racial Reconciliation Sunday January 27: Third Sunday of Epiphany Lunch with the Pastor Thursday, January 3: 11:30am, Bruegger's Sewickley Tuesday, January 15: 11:30am, Sunny Jim's Functional Fitness Every Monday: 10:30am, St. … [Read more...]

Partner Event: Many Faiths, One Community

Please join Welcoming Everyone and Beth Samuel Jewish Center for an INTERFAITH PROGRAM to reflect on the Tree of Life tragedy and build peace, understanding, and unity. Sunday, January 13 at 3pm Sewickley United Methodist Church Community Room A light dinner will be served. Please RSVP to [email protected][Read more...]

Equality: Lecture Summary by Mark Shannon

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem visited the city on behalf of the Pittsburgh Speakers Series.  For this event the format was changed from the standard lecture to a discussion between her and host Larry Richert. Before they sat down together she spoke to the audience about what she hoped would happen that night.  She spoke of the recent tragedy in Squirrel Hill and said that this night was one in … [Read more...]

Partner Event: “Worship Through Music: Handel’s Messiah”

Join us for an offering of the Christmas section of G. F. Handel's "Messiah" with the joint choirs of Wexford Community Presbyterian Church and Northmont Presbyterian Church, with orchestra. There will also be a holiday sing-a-long. Sunday, December 9, 2018 3 PM Northmont Presbyterian Church … [Read more...]

Help Support our Rwanda Mission Study Team!

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I’m very excited to share with you that I have been accepted to attend a mission study trip on March 11-23, 2019. We will be exploring “Reconciliation Work in Rwanda: Healing the Trauma of the Genocide”. I’ll be traveling with my pastor and with an elder from my churches’ partner church, St.Andrew’s UP Church, as well as other church leaders from around the … [Read more...]

What’s the Deal with Church Membership?

Want to know what "Presbyterian" means? Regular attendee who wants to know more about our church? Want to know why church membership is important and how one becomes a member? Interested in joining? Need a refresher course? Join us after our hanging of the greens on Saturday, December 15th at 11 am for an informational class. The class is required for those who want to become … [Read more...]