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...]

A Farewell to Ashley

On May 27, 2018, we bid a fond farewell to our intern, Ashley.  We were so blessed to have had her with us, and enjoyed her enthusiasm, fellowship, and active participation in our church mission activities.  In grateful recognition of her service with us, and after Session approval, the following gifts were presented to her on behalf of our congregation by Dan Williams, Clerk of Session: 1) a set … [Read more...]

St. Andrew’s Annual Rummage Sale

St. Andrew’s Annual Rummage Sale! Date: Saturday, September 8 Time: 7 am - 3pm 801 Beaver Street Sewickley, PA 15143 Coffee and donuts will be available for purchase for breakfast; hot dogs and soft drinks for lunch! Donations Donations will be received at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church beginning August 1st. We cannot accept clothing. Hats, scarves, and … [Read more...]