Upcoming Ecumenical Events

Our partners at the Christian Associates of Western Pennsylvania are supporting the following exciting ecumenical events:

Urban League Sunday

Sunday, Feb. 10, 3:30-6pm
Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2001 Wylie Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Each year, the Urban League celebrates with its religious partners in recognition of the common goals that are shared in providing spiritual, economic, and socially responsive leadership to the community, This year’s preacher will be Rabbi Hazzan Jeffery Myers, with gospel music by Dr. Alton Merrell and Impact.

C. S. Lewis’ “The Screwtape Letters”

Saturday, Feb 16, 4PM
Tickets start at $41
Byham Theater
Set in an eerily stylish office in Hell, one of Satan’s senior tempters, Screwtape, schemes meticulously to capture the soul of an unsuspecting human on earth. An international smash hit, this stage adaptation of C. S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters satiric masterpiece creates a morally inverted universe that reveals unseen spiritual powers and principalities in humorous, vivid, and surprising ways.

Silent Lenten Retreats for Men & Women

March 8-10, March 15-17, or April 5-7, From 4pm Friday-1pm Sunday
$180
Saint Emma Monastery, 1001 Harvey Avenue, Greensburg, PA 15601

Bread Baking Retreat

Sat. Feb 16 OR March 16, 10am-1:30 pm
$20 (includes lunch)
Mount  St. Macrina House of Prayer, 500 West Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401
Enjoy making a loaf of Lenten bread in a creative, relaxing and prayerful atmosphere.

Lenten Prayer Meeting: The Passion as Told by John the Beloved

Saturday March 23, 9:15am-1pm
$35 (includes lunch)
Mount  St. Macrina House of Prayer, 500 West Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401

St Nicholas Symposium 2019: Orthodoxy and the Scriptures

Saturday, Feb 16, 2pm
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 320 Munson Ave, McKees Rocks, PA 15136
What do Orthodox Christians believe about the Bible? How do they interpret it? Our speakers for this year’s symposium will give practical talks that demonstrate the power of the scriptures and their place in Orthodox worship and life.

Day Retreat: The Spirituality and Science of Self-compassion

Saturday, March 9, 8am-4pm
$50
Martina Spiritual Renewal Center, 5244 Clarwin Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Jesus’ command “Love your neighbor as yourself” implies that we love ourselves. But do we:? Or are we harshly critical of our mistakes and imperfections? This retreat will dray upon recent findings in neuroscience and psychology, illuminating self-care and spiritual practices that nurture gentleness, kindness, and patience toward ourselves.

Concert Series: “A Bassoon Runs Through It”

Central Presbyterian Church, 305 Allegheny Street, Tarentum, PA 15084
Sunday, March 17, 4pm
Join us for our March concert as bassoonist Amy Baker joins Dr. Warren Davidson and the Academy Chamber Ensemble for a program featuring music of Mozart and Beethoven, and The Quintet for Contrabassoon and Strings by Willy Hess. Refreshments follow the program.