New Knitting and Crochet Group!

Free, professional instruction for beginners, great fellowship for experts, something for everyone in between. Open to the public! Bring a friend!   Bring whatever knitting or crochet project you’re working on or email Charissa to find out what specific projects are available to learn and what supplies to bring for the project/class of your choice, including intro to knitting or … [Read more...]

How to Get in Touch with the Pastor

One of the logistical issues I've discovered is inherent in pastoring two partnered churches is that sometimes it can be hard for you all to know when and how to get in touch with me. Sometimes, there is a perception that I'm too busy to bother. While it's true I'm usually pretty busy, it's also true that any of my administrative duties, sermon writing, reading, project planning, and session … [Read more...]

Emsworth and St. Andrew’s UP Churches Outdoor Worship and Church Picnic

Don't forget that on Sunday, July 15th, we will not be worshiping inside the church buildings at our regular times, but we will be worshiping outside and sharing a meal together afterward. Time: 10:30 AM Address: "The Soggy Bottom" at 124 Fern Hollow Road, Sewickley, PA 15143 Bring: a side dish or dessert (the church elders will provide the main dish and beverages) Because we'll be outside … [Read more...]

First Lunch with the Pastor was a ton of fun!

I can't take any credit for what happened today at lunch. Seriously. It was the Holy Spirit. God moved today and it was so much fun! The idea for "lunch with the pastor" was something someone in a Facebook group I belong to threw out there as something she does to spend time with parishioners on a regular basis. I found something very appealing about the idea of just hanging out with people … [Read more...]