As we've been stepping through Galatians this summer, I've been trying to give you some background information on the book because it's really important for us to understand the context from which the various parts of the Bible arose. If you'd like some more information on the letter to the Galatians, check out this video here: … [Read more...]

Praying for the Future

As part of our process of discerning the future for our congregation, we are putting together a cohort to pray on a regular basis together and to study our history, our community, our mission, and more. If you are interested in being a part of this, please join us for our intro prayer meeting. We will be gathering with brothers and sisters from both St. Andrew's and Emsworth to pray and talk about … [Read more...]

Prayer Prompt

As a congregation, we are entering into a time of prayer and discernment regarding where God wants us to be in the community. Each week, friends and members of the congregation are asked to join us in a specific prayer for the church. Here's how to pray this week: What action is our congregation called to in moving beyond “thoughts and prayers”? Specifically, what injustice in the world … [Read more...]

Affordable Senior Housing

Our friends at Union Aid Society have some affordable senior apartment housing available. Please see details below if you or a loved one are in need of housing. Hello, Hope you are enjoying the summer in spite of the rain!  Just want to let you know that there will be vacancies at our affordable senior apartment building in Sewickley this summer. If you know of anyone who might be … [Read more...]

Summer Movie Nights: Save the Date(s)

Sunday, July 14th “Yesterday” In the afternoon after church, we will gather at the Cinemark on McKnight Road (McCandless Crossing) for a showing of “Yesterday”, followed by a meal and discussion fellowship at a local restaurant. Exact times and dinner location are TBA. You can find out more about the movie at: Sign up ahead of time is important for planning … [Read more...]

Need a Good Summer Read?

We always have resources available in the entrance area of the church, including sign up sheets for music and worship leadership, information on the church, and community resources. The newest addition to our resource center is "The Pastor's Book Corner". You'll find this just inside the sanctuary. The Book Corner is a selection of books that Pastor Charissa would like to share with you all. This … [Read more...]

Rwanda Presentation Available Online

On May 29th, Tom Smart, Martha Markivich, and I shared a presentation on our Travel Study Seminary to Rwanda. In God's infinite sense of humor, we were slammed that night with a very Rwandan rainstorm that caused terrible traffic and uncertain driving conditions. We went ahead and carried on with the presentation, but some folks weren't able to make it because of the weather and traffic. While we … [Read more...]

A Letter from Pastor Charissa

Dear friends, I want to take a moment to say thank you. Thank you for all the love and support that you showed on June 2nd after unanimously voting to change my terms from temporary to installed. This is such a huge and joyful step in our journey together and I couldn’t be more delighted. Thank you for trusting me enough to follow me along this crazy, unpredictable journey. We’ve got … [Read more...]

Anchorpoint Counseling Educational Events

Join us for some of the upcoming educational events hosted by Anchorpoint Counseling: Managing Screens & Technology Tuesday, June 4 • 6:30 - 8PM Join us for a parent workshop focused on managing screens & technology in your home. Learn the facts about excessive technology use & the long term effects associated with it. Christ Lutheran Church 917 Evergreen Rd, Pittsburgh, PA … [Read more...]

June 2019 Newsletter

If you would like a printable copy of the June 2019 Emsworth & St. Andrew's newsletter, please click the link below. June 2019 Newsletter : … [Read more...]