Food Rescue

Food Rescue

The mission of 412 Food Rescue is to prevent perfectly good food from entering the waste stream. One of the ways that 412 Food Rescue does that by utilizing volunteers, who pick up food donations from food retailers and deliver the food to non-profit partners. Additionally, 412 Food Rescue takes part in gleans at local farms.

Pumpkin Patch Story Time Readers Needed

Pumpkin Patch Story Time Readers Needed

As a community outreach, Sewickley United Methodist Church will again offer story times to preschools visiting our pumpkin patch during October.

Needed Items

Needed Items

Looking for donations of a couch and a computer monitor.

Enhanced Security

Enhanced Security

Effective immediately! Monday through Saturday, during daylight hours, church doors will be locked. When the preschool is in session, the door by the office will be open until 9:15 am and then locked.

Installation Service

Installation Service

The Pittsburgh District of the United Methodist Church, of which Sewickley UMC is part of, has a new District Superintendent, Rev. Dawn M. Hand. Her installation service is Saturday, September 15, 1 pm at St. Paul’s UMC (1965 Ferguson Rd, Allison Park). Everyone is welcome to attend.

Last Call For Diaper & Wipe Collection

Last Call For Diaper & Wipe Collection

Please consider purchasing a package of any size diaper and/or baby wipes to donate by this Sunday, September 16. Look for the box in the Narthex for your generous donations.

Film Club: I Can Only Imagine

Film Club: I Can Only Imagine

The Film Club returns for a new season this Saturday, September 8 at 6 pm, with “I Can Only Imagine,” a 2018 American Christian drama film based on the story behind the MercyMe song of the same name, the best-selling Christian single of all time. We meet in the parlor. Everyone is welcome!

Rummage Sale

Rummage Sale

The UMW is holding a rummage sale in the church basement on Friday, September 7, 5 - 8 pm, and Saturday, September 8, 8 am - 1 pm. All proceeds go to missions—local, national and international. 

Bible Studies Move to New Day

Bible Studies Move to New Day

Bible Study, which has historically been held on Wednesdays, is moving to TUESDAYS! The times will remain the same: 9:30 am and 7 pm. The location will also remain the same, the church library. The new season will start Tuesday, September 11.

Local Heroes Celebration

Local Heroes Celebration

Please join us on Sunday, September 9, at the 11 am Traditional Service as we celebrate our local heroes.

Monthly Salad Luncheons Return!

Monthly Salad Luncheons Return!

Please mark your calendar for Thursday, September 6, 11 am—1 pm, when a new season of community luncheons begins.

Coming out: Stories of Faith and the LGBTQ Community

Coming out: Stories of Faith and the LGBTQ Community

Please join us on Sunday, October 7th, starting at 6:30 pm, as we celebrate National Coming Out Day and LGBTQ History Month. We are excited to have members from PFLAG Pittsburgh come speak about their experiences as parents, friends, family members and members of the LGBTQ Community.

Children’s Clothing Needed 

Children’s Clothing Needed 

Outreach is seeking clothing to help a family in need with 3 children. Your gently used clothing for girls (sizes 6-6x and 8) and a boy (6) may be placed in the collection box in the Narthex. If you have any questions, please contact Martha Boward.

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry Collection – August 26th

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry Collection – August 26th

Look for the grocery cart on August 26th, and help local families with food insecurities meet their needs. School will be starting soon—let's make sure local children have proper nutrition, which will help with learning. August's suggested non-perishable items are: cereal, oatmeal, cereal bars, juice, and healthy snack options.

Diaper and Wipes Collection

Diaper and Wipes Collection

Now through early September, Sewickley UMC will be collecting donations of unopened packages of diapers and baby wipes. Jewish Children and Family Services (JCFS) assists refugee families as they arrive in the USA and as they transition to their new lives here.

Rural Life Sunday – August 12th

Rural Life Sunday – August 12th

This special offering will be received for the purpose of strengthening nurture, witness, and outreach in town and rural areas. If you wish to support Rural Life initiatives, mark your gift “Rural Life,” and include it with your regular offering. You may also use EasyTithe, selecting Rural Life from the drop down box.

For the Bible Tells Me So

For the Bible Tells Me So

Please come join us on Saturday, August 25th, starting at 6:30pm in the Simpson Room for the screening of the documentary, “For the Bible Tells Me So,” which explores the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S.

Car Wash for Operation Christmas Child

Car Wash for Operation Christmas Child

The Fellowship of the Cross is hosting a free car wash from 10 am until 2 pm this Saturday, August 4, in the SUMC parking lot. Financial donations will be accepted, and everything contributed will be applied to our 2018 Operation Christmas Child project.