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 : https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vTTkcVWZnpXQO4eqxj2bFZTW2Toppuu6mp6gYdpF05p-ktKmRG3wzaC8XxmhGAzkC6BP30rRUdnSyyJ/pub … [Read more...]

Important Letter from Pastor Charissa

Dear friends,   It’s been almost 2 ½ years since I came here in this wacky experiment: Two churches sharing a pastor to form a creative partnership. Nobody was quite sure what would come of it, but here we are all this time later and it’s working!   Thus far, I have been here on what is called a “temporary supply” contract. This is what’s used for pastors in unusual and/or … [Read more...]

Lunch with the Pastor: time change and summer schedule

Don't worry! We're not getting rid of lunch with the pastor. We'll still meet the first Thursday each month at Bruegger's in Sewickley and the third Tuesday each month at Sunny Jim's. We're just bumping the time to noon. Some people were struggling to get to lunch earlier. Because of summer schedules being what they are, there will be no Lunch with the Pastor in July, but we'll pick back up in … [Read more...]

Music in a Great Space

Shadyside Presbyterian Church is hosting a series of midweek concerts in June. Check out one or all of them! Wednesday, June 5, 7PM: Britain & Beyond The Pittsburgh Camerata welcomes summer with a delightful program of music old and new from the British Isles. Tickets online at pittsburghcamerata.org or at the door Wednesday, June 19, 7PM: Vocal Recital Music in a Great Space presents … [Read more...]

Important Congregational Meeting June 2

The Session of the Emsworth UP Church is calling a congregational meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to vote on changing the terms of call for Reverend Howe from Temporary Supply Pastor to Half-time Installed Pastor.  This change will be to acknowledge her call as a more permanent position. The session will be presenting all needed information at that time. Please make every effort to … [Read more...]

Ways to Stay Connected to Your Church Family

Sometimes it's nice to be reminded of all the ways you can stay in touch with what's happening at the church! We try to get word out about things in a timely manner in all the ways the people like to communicate. Here's how you can stay in touch: Phone/Text Pastoral Care Line For BOTH Churches (call or text): 412.219.2503 To be added to phone call list for prayer chain or … [Read more...]

Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra Spring Concert

Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra Spring Concert Saturday, 5/4/19, 7PM St. John's Lutheran Church of Highland 311 Cumberland Rd., 15237 General Admission: $12, 60+: $10, under 12 is free! Tickets at the door or online at: www.pittsburghmandolinorchestra.com … [Read more...]

Free Eye Screenings!

Mission Vision will be providing free eye screenings and free glasses. To schedule an appointment  at Northside Common Ministries  for Tuesday, May 7th  --appointments available from 9am-2pm Call NCM’s office Monday- Thursday from 9am-3pm at 412 323 1163 option #8 ask for Joyce NCM 1601 Brighton Road Pgh., PA 15212 Accessible by bus routes 13,15 16 … [Read more...]