If you would like to purchase flowers to adorn the chancel on Easter Sunday, please complete an order form. The order form can be downloaded here and will also be included with the announcement insert on Sunday. This Sunday is the deadline to place an order.
Due to a number of factors impacting costs, our flower vender has increased the cost of altar flowers to $50. This change will take place in April. If you’ve signed up to sponsor flowers in April or later and wish to change your mind, please let the office know.
Daylight savings time begins at 2 am on Saturday, March 10. Don’t forget, or you might be late to church on Sunday!
Please join us Saturday, March 10, at 6 pm, when we gather to watch “Baseball's Last Hero: 21 Clemente Stories.” The film dramatizes the life of Roberto Clemente. We meet in the parlor, and enjoy fellowship and discussion. Everyone is welcome!
During Lent, we come together on Sunday evenings (beginning this Sunday, February 25) for a covered dish dinner and a program. This Sunday, Leap of Faith will be bringing the program. Please join your church family!
Our deepest sympathy to Ed Cymbalak on the passing of his Mother, Donna Cymbalak, and to Sebastian and Lorelai for the loss of their Grandmother.
On March 18, the Lenten dinner program will be the 5th Annual Church Family Feud. To prepare, the responses of 100 people are needed. Please take a few moments to respond to potential Church Family Feud questions by clicking here.
Some of you may remember TJ and his mom, Anna, who attended church here one Sunday in December when they helped light the Advent Candle during the 11 am service. TJ lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday, February 7, and has been welcomed into heaven.
Ash Wednesday will be observed this coming Wednesday, February 14, at St. Matthew’s AME Zion Church (345 Thorn St, Sewickley).
Just a reminder that we need your help with the Turkey Dinner, which is this coming week on Thursday, February 8.
On a day when many of us will be sharing in the blessings of a Super Bowl gathering, the SUMC youth are asking for your help in sharing some blessings globally. Our teens will have a super, or “Souper,” Bowl in the sanctuary during both services Sunday to collect coins for Heifer International. Paper currency is also welcome. Heifer International is an agency that provides sustainable food and water options to families around the world.
Just a reminder that we need your help with the Turkey Dinner, which is less than 2 weeks away.
Secret Pals 2018 runs from Sunday February 4th – Sunday February 25th. If you have not done this before, this is how it works.
The Lenten dinners will begin on Sunday, February 25th and run for 5 weeks ending on March 25th. Each dinner will begin at 5:00; main dish, rolls, and beverages will be provided. Please bring a dish for the table.
Ash Wednesday dinner and service will take place on February 14th. Dinner is at 6:00 with the service at 7:00. Please take a dish for the buffet table.
The congregation will kick off the new year on Sunday, January 28th, with fellowship at noon. Homemade soups will be served with snacks, desserts, and beverages. Come enjoy worshiping and dining together.
In addition to the opportunities provided through our local church, there are a number of national and international mission trips organized through our Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference.
Sunday, February 4th, following traditional worship service
The Outreach Committee and other interested persons are invited to attend the meeting. We will discuss ministry completed in 2017 and plan for outreach ministries for 2018. If you have questions about the committee or suggestions for outreach ministries, please contact Martha Boward, chair. Light lunch will be provided.
It’s cold out there! Please consider donating soups, stews, and other cold weather food to the Sewickley Community Food Bank. Pick up an item or two while you shop and help replenish the local food pantry. The cart will be out on February 25th, but your donations are welcome anytime.
Special Offering – February 18th
This special offering helps promote awareness issues and supports Western PA Conference ministries that provide opportunities for fuller inclusion of people with disabilities.